Bartram Trail's Joey Gatewood highlights Auburn signing day

AU head coach Gus Malzhan compared the Bears QB to former Tiger Cam Newton

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Bartram Trail quarterback Joey Gatewood, an Auburn commit, runs for one of his two first-half touchdowns in the Bears state semi-final win over Tampa Plant.

AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers signed a highly rated dual-threat quarterback to shore up the future of a position with only two scholarship players on the roster.
    
Quarterback Joey Gatewood of Jacksonville, Florida, was the highlight of a 15-player group that signed on Wednesday. Coach Gus Malzahn's class ranked 10th nationally late Wednesday afternoon in the 247Sports composite rankings.
    
The 6-foot-5, 230-pounder from Jacksonville, Florida, joins starter Jarrett Stidham and freshman Malik Willis as the team's scholarship passers. He was rated the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback in the recruiting class in the composite rankings.
    
The Tigers also signed four-star running back Asa Martin, three defensive backs and three linebackers.
    
The group includes defensive back Quindarious Monday, who chose Auburn over Clemson and Georgia. Hoover (Alabama) High School wide receiver Shedrick Jackson is the nephew of Auburn's 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson.
    
 

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