Auburn football: Salvatore Cannella, No. 2 JUCO TE, chooses Tigers

One of the top JUCO players in the nation is committing to the Auburn football program.

On Wednesday, Scottsdale Community College Fighting Artichokes tight end Salvatore Cannella announced he is set to take his talents to the Tigers.

The 6-foot-6, 230-pound three-star prospect is rated as the No.2 JUCO tight end in the country.

Cannella chose Auburn over Texas and Maryland and shared his announcement video on social media.

I am committed to….. #WarEagle 🔹🔸 pic.twitter.com/opBfHX6xKQ

— Salvatore Cannella (@salnells) December 14, 2016

Cannella becomes the 18th member of Auburn’s 2017 recruiting class which is currently ranked as No. 9, according to the 247 Sports Composite Team Rankings.

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Photo Credit: Twitter/@salnells