Four-star safety Okechuckwu Okoroha took his second official visit over the weekend. The 6-foot-0, 183-pounder headed to the Midwest to check out Illinois.
"It was a great visit, real fun," he said. "I had a great time and the coaches there were down to earth. I like Coach Locksley and Coach Zook."
Okoroha visited Champaign Friday through Sunday.
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"I got to watch a practice while I was there, that was a lot of fun," he said. "I actually got to see it in person and see how the secondary plays. It was interesting watching the position coach's work. I looked at it and they are losing three senior safeties, their two starters and the nickel spot. That's nice to see.
"The rest of the time, I met with the other recruits and went out with my host, Travon Bellamy.
"I actually played with him my sophomore year," he stated. "We were just hanging out and went to the banquet on Saturday night. He gave me the inside scoop, the pros and cons. He told me how it really was. I also got to see him and the coaches crack jokes."
Of course, the No. 7 prospect in Maryland met with the coaching staff as well.
"It was good to be around them," he said. "They let me know what's really going on and are great people to be around. They'll make you laugh but also make you work at the same time."
Despite the good visit, Okoroha still claims no leader.
"I have no leaders and am just trying to go through the process," he said. "I took two visits to Virginia and Illinois. I'll compare both schools to my next visit, Boston College this weekend.
"I am planning to take two other visits in January. I'm trying to take it slow right now and leave them open."