The hunt for offensive lineman will heat up as recruiting shifts into the evaluation period in a few days. Adam Citko is one hog in the trenches who should be garnering more and more attention.
Michigan State has an established a relationship with the 6-foot-5, 301-pound tackle prospect and getting in early could give them an edge.
"They started recruiting me starting my sophomore year. They were one of the first teams to send me letters," Citko said. "It's a real good program. It's rich in history,"
Colleges have been calling and having more and more conversations with his coach at Archbishop Wood High in Warminster, Penn.
He recently visited Notre Dame and Pittsburgh and says Connecticut is sending him the most mail. He has also been to Rutgers and West Virginia.
Citko says his mind is wide open in terms of possible college destinations and he hopes to get a better idea of which programs he's really interested in throughout the summer camp season.
"I'm going to see which schools stop by and visit me during the active recruiting period and then take it from there," he says. "I'm open to anything right now."
He's working hard to impress coaches in the upcoming camp season.
"We're training up at school four days a week," he says, adding that he supplements with private workouts to improve his speed.
Citko has a quick answer for what he's looking for the most in a program: "Academics is number one," he says, "then location — I don't want to go all the way across the country."
Business will be his likely academic focus, "but I'm not sure what in business (yet)," he says.
Citko benches 300 pounds and squats 425 and those numbers help give him explosion off the snap. Add that to his ability to drive through his defensive target, and it's no wonder MSU has been after this talented junior prospect for over a year now.
Stay tuned to GSN for more on Citko and other MSU targets
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