Jeffrey M’Ba, No. 1 JUCO player, signs with Auburn

Auburn has landed the top JUCO player in the country.

Jeffrey M’Ba signed with Auburn during the early signing period but publicly announced the signing with Auburn today. The French native will be coming to Auburn from Independence Community College.

The 6-foot-6, 305-pound M’Ba is rated as a four-star prospect and the No. 1 JUCO player in the country in the 247Sports Composite. With his signing, Auburn landed the top defensive lineman and overall player (M’Ba), top corner (Keionte Scott) and top safety (Marquise Gilbert) from the JUCO level.

M’Ba is a player who can make an immediate impact at defensive tackle for Auburn, and he has three years of eligibility left. He had 40 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks and one forced fumble last season.