Armwood defensive end Byron Cowart, center, dons an Auburn hat after declaring that he would sign with the Tigers during a ceremony, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at Armwood High School in Seffner, Fla. Also pictured are Alcorn State commitment Noah Johnson, left, and Vanderbilt commitment Jordan Griffin.
Armwood defensive end Byron Cowart, center, dons an Auburn hat after declaring that he would sign with the Tigers during a ceremony, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at Armwood High School in Seffner, Fla. Also pictured are Alcorn State commitment Noah Johnson, left, and Vanderbilt commitment Jordan Griffin. The Tampa Bay Times, James Borchuck AP Photo
Armwood defensive end Byron Cowart, center, dons an Auburn hat after declaring that he would sign with the Tigers during a ceremony, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at Armwood High School in Seffner, Fla. Also pictured are Alcorn State commitment Noah Johnson, left, and Vanderbilt commitment Jordan Griffin. The Tampa Bay Times, James Borchuck AP Photo
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Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.