Auburn using Step Brothers to recruit Tyler Catalina

Wednesday February 10th, 2016

Auburn is getting creative with its recruitment of Tyler Catalina, a graduate transfer offensive lineman from the University of Rhode Island.

The Tigers sent a photoshop of the cover of Step Brothers to Catalina featuring him and offensive line coach Herb Hand replacing John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell, according to


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The move was inspired by the lineman’s last name which features in one of the film’s most memorable scenes with several characters getting very excited for the annual Catalina Wine Mixer.

Catalina also has interest from Iowa Sate, Penn State and Georgia.

– Brendan Maloy

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