Northport, Ala., Tuscaloosa County High School offensive lineman Adam Raschilla has grown up 10 minutes from the Alabama campus and spent a lot of time around the school.
Raschila's father, Bryan, has been on the Alabama gymnastics staff as a coach and now the associate head coach for the Crimson Tide.
The younger Raschilla - a 6-foot-6, 300-pound Class of 2016 offensive lineman - is getting some college interest and made a visit to the University of Louisville's Junior Day on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
"I loved it at Louisville," he said. "I really enjoyed the visit; the facilities are great and the coaches are so hyped. I really had nothing bad to say about it."
Raschilla said his only offer is from Samford but he's visited and has been hearing from U of L, Clemson, Auburn, Mississippi State, Mississippi, Southern Mississippi and Western Kentucky among several others.
He said there were "plenty" of reasons to like U of L.
"I really liked coach (Chris Klenakis) a whole lot and the offensive linemen, you could see they were just buddies," he said. "I liked seeing that because they compete with each other. The coaches are crazy about football and that's what I want in a school.
"I would say right now, Louisville and Clemson are a tie."
Raschilla said he's "not sure" what an offer from one of the in-state schools would do to his recruitment, noting "I would like to go away but then again, maybe not. I'll just have to wait and see. I really like Clemson and Louisville a lot."
Raschilla said he would come back to U of L in June for a camp.