Niles (Ohio) McKinley offensive tackle Josh Krok has seen his recruitment take off in the last few weeks. One of the schools to recently offer was Cincinnati, and the 6-foot-8, 307-pound tackle visited the Bearcats last week.
"Last Thursday I went to Cincinnati," Krok said. "It was awesome; I really like it down there. I like all the coaches, I met some of the players in there working out and it was a nice atmosphere. All the classes are right by each other, so it was nice."
The trip to Cincinnati kicks off what will be a series of visits over the next few weeks. He plans to see Louisville on June 10, and could also make his way to Lexington to visit Kentucky that day as well. On June 14 and 15 he will be in Morgantown with his teammates for a 7-on-7 at West Virginia University.
"I visited West Virginia [last fall] when they played Oklahoma," Krok said. "I am pretty excited to go back down there."
The trip to Louisville will be Krok's second in as many months.
"I went to their spring game a couple weeks ago and I really liked it," Krok said. "I met some of the coaches, but will get toured around the campus when I go up there on the tenth."
A total of eight schools have extended scholarship offers to Krok, with more schools showing new interest as the spring has winded down.
"Wisconsin came in and the whole staff is going to sit down and watch my film," Krok said. "I guess no one had seen my film from there, I was just on his list."
Krok does not expect to attend any summer camps next month. His visits to schools will be unofficial campus tours he will use to get a better feel for the programs recruiting him.
"I am sitting back still, taking it all in and enjoying it," Krok said. "If there is a place after [these] visits that I really like, then I am going to commit before my season. If not, then I will wait and take some official visits. Everywhere I am visiting right now are places that have been following me since the beginning."