How did a 275-pound, two-star running back/defensive lineman who runs a 4.8 40-yard dash manage to wring a last-second offer to join a star-studded Auburn class that already included one five-star power back and ranks among the best incoming crops in school history? Because Ladarious Phillips hits the hole hard, baby:
WARNING: Female readers are encouraged to consult their physician before clicking 'play.'
For ignoring the stereotypes of his position and slow-jamming his way into the hearts and pants of Tiger fans across the Plains, Ladarious succeeds 2009 winner Sam Barrington as Dr. Saturday's Recruit of the Year. We'll be watching you Ladarious: Do the groove proud.
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Video hat tip: Friends of the Program.