Two lead for 4-star Brian Roche

While he still has three official visits remaining, 4-star offensive lineman Brian Roche was ready to claim two leaders during a recent interview with InsidetheVille.com.

Brian Roche of Don Bosco (NJ) Prep still has three official visits remaining, including a trip to North Carolina State this weekend, but the 4-star offensive lineman was ready to claim two leaders on Thursday.

"Right now I'd say that it's Louisville and Notre Dame," Roche told ITV. "They are both good places and have different things that I like."

When he spoke of the Louisville program, Roche talked highly of the Bobby Petrino created offense and the talent already present on the top ten ranked Cardinals squad.

"They probably have the most dynamic offense that I have seen," explained Roche. "I absolutely love that offense and you can have a lot fun in it. They also have a lot of great skill guys on offense."

When asked about his other leader, Notre Dame, Roche was quick to mention the tradition behind the Irish program.

"It is Notre Dame and all that tradition that they have," said the 6-foot-5, 280-pound Roche. "For a lot of guys it is their dream school. I wasn't a big football fan growing up but I always wanted them to win and thought about playing there."

Roche, who will make a visit to Notre Dame on January 28th, is making his official visit to NC State this weekend and also spoke highly of the Wolfpack.

"They have probably recruited me the hardest for the longest time," said Roche. "They have a really good defense, but their offense is a little behind, so I know I could play early there."

However, Roche also knows that he'll receive the opportunity to see early playing time no matter which school he chooses to sign a Letter of Intent with on National Signing Day.

"I probably be on the two-deep roster wherever I go," Roche said. "They probably wouldn't want to burn my redshirt for just a few plays though, so I might not play my freshman year, which I understand."

Roche told Inside the Ville that intends to take his fifth visit as well on January 21st to either Georgia Tech or Florida.

"I'll decide which one early next week."

Following his trip to NC State, Roche will once again receive a visit from U of L assistant Kevin Wolthausen.


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