ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 05: Head coach Gus Malzahn of the Auburn Tigers wears the old leather helmet trophy as he celebrates their 31-24 win over the Louisville Cardinals at Georgia Dome on September 5, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Former Auburn defensive end finds new home in FCS


Former Auburn defensive end Justin Thomas-Thornton is a former four-star recruit who decided to transfer out of Auburn to play at Northwest Mississippi Community College. He has now found another home with FCS power Jacksonville State according to a report from 247Sports.

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There's also confirmation from the man himself with this tweet:

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Thomas-Thornton redshirted as a freshman in 2014 before getting limited time last season and then departing the program this past June. He is actually the second former Tiger to end up with the Gamecocks as running back Roc Thomas is with them too.


[h/t CollegeSpun]