Frost Has Tigers In Top Two Following Visit

Talented athlete Kris Frost talks about his trip to Auburn to check out the LSU game.

Matthews, N.C.--For Butler High standout Kris Frost, taking a visit to Auburn is nothing unusual. After all the talented athlete had been to the Plains several times for football camps and just to visit the campus. Over the weekend though he experienced something completely different as he was on hand along with his family to watch Auburn face LSU in a battle of Top 10 teams.

"It went great as always," Frost said. "I got to come in and see everything. It was a first-time experience for me because I actually got to go see a game. It's really nothing like I've ever seen before. The atmosphere is unmatched. I can really see the reason why they're high on my top list of schools. They're definitely going to be there for a while. The winning atmosphere and how the fans act and just how friendly everyone is there and how it's family oriented, they never let me down. They always exceed my expectations every week."

Making the trip down from North Carolina, Frost said they got in a little later than expected but he still got to see what all the hoopla was about when people talk about Jordan-Hare Stadium.

"I saw the eagle fly," Frost said. "That really sent chills down my spine. We got there a little late for the Tiger Walk. We'll have to pick it up for the Georgia game because we're coming back. We're going to see it for that one. It will be the last one I come to. The eagle flying and the crowd chanting, it really got to me. It's really something special. The tradition there is unmatched."

Visiting for a game weekend can always be a chancy proposition for a player because of the amount of time the coaches have to spend on game preparations and postgame interviews, etc. Frost said despite the crazy day surrounding the game he was impressed by how attentive everyone was.

"I was prepared that it was going to be a little bit different," Frost said. "I knew the coaches weren't going to have as much time to talk to me but when I got there they really made time. That really got to me. It really just exceeded my expectations on how the fan base was and the entire atmosphere and how loud it got. It was really incredible."

With a very good feel for how Auburn stands Frost said he's beginning to narrow things down significantly on his list. Taking visits to schools all over the country, he said for him there are two firmly out in front at the moment with several more also in the mix.

"Auburn and Michigan are really pulling out from the pack now," Frost said. "They are really starting to stand out. A lot of people can see that as they look at where I'm going and the comments I make about schools. It's really heating up now."

Frost said he plans to take his official visit to Auburn following the season and will trip to Michigan for the Wisconsin game in a few weeks. He said he also plans to visit LSU for the Alabama game and California following the season. He noted he'll also take his fifth official visit with North Carolina, Clemson, Georgia Tech and West Virginia possible destinations.

Being recruited as an athlete has always been important for Frost, a player who worked out both as a wide receiver and linebacker during the summer camp circuit. Expected to play linebacker at the U.S. Army Game, Frost said having the opportunity to find out where he fits in on the collegiate level was big for him.

That was really important at one point," Frost said. "Now that I have that established I can really go with what I feel and really go to the games and check out the in-game atmosphere and everything."

With a pretty good idea of how things stack up at the moment, Frost said he'll have to make his decision in a timely fashion because he wants to enroll early and go through spring practice. Because of that he may know where he's going but won't make it official until he gets to San Antonio in January.

"I will make a decision at the Army All-American Game," Frost said. "I'm graduating early so I'll have to enroll but I'll enroll under the table a little bit and just make my decision at the Army game."


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