North Carolina Corner Plans Minnesota Visit

With two defensive backs committed to Minnesota already, the Gopher staff is still looking to add depth in the secondary. One offer that is out right now is to North Carolina cornerback, Aaron Krah. was able to get the latest from Krah on his developing recruitment and his interest in the Maroon and Gold.

Krah, a 5-foot-11, 175-pound, defensive back out of Hillside High School, is coming off a very successful junior campaign.

"We were 16-0," he said. "We won the state championship. Actually, we surprised a lot of people at the championship game; the score was 40-0.

With over 20 seniors graduating from the championship team, Krah knows he will have to lead his squad this season.

"I like to be a role model for some of the younger guys," he said. "I would like to be something the other guys look at and maybe think in their heads, ‘Maybe I would like to be like this guy.'"

This leadership style is shown in Krah's hardworking attitude.

"I love to go at least 100 percent with everything I do," he said.

"Last year, during the championship season, I was awarded with the 'Hustle Award' out of our whole team. I plan on getting it this year too. I'm not going to let someone hustle harder than I do."

This drive to excel has kept Krah busy throughout the offseason.

"I went to a couple camps, I've been real busy this summer," he said. "More busy than I've been any other year. I've been to a lot of 7-on-7's with my school. A lot of the colleges come out there to watch. We're doing real good so far."

Krah claims offers from Minnesota and North Carolina Central University. Along with the offers, he has had plenty of interest from some top schools.

"As far as interest goes in me, I would have to say probably Duke, UNC, Naval Academy, Georgia Tech, Maryland's showing a lot of love too, and of course Minnesota and NCCU (North Carolina Central University)," he said.

Although he has plenty of interest, Krah doesn't have any favorites right now.

"I can't say that I have any schools that I favor," he said.

"Anytime I get a chance to go out to a camp or send out my information, I send out as many as possible. I never know what may happen or an offer that may come so I send out as much as I can."

Without any clear favorite, Krah does not have a timeline for his decision.

"Actually it really depends," he said.

"I think a lot about location or having the resources I need. It depends on what other schools do come along and if I see that that really would work for me. It's not really a waiting thing. If the school I really do like actually does offer and I see that everything works out then a commit could come."

One program that Krah is interested in is Minnesota, who watched Krah perform during the spring evaluation period.

"They came out to watch us practice and I talked to one of the coaches (Jim Zebrowski)," he said. "I talked to him the most. He's a really cool coach. He really draws you to the school a lot."

Although he has yet to visit the Gophers, he likes what he sees so far.

"I know the school looks really nice, even though I haven't seen it with my own eyes," said Krah.

Krah does not have a date set for a Minnesota visit but it is on his list of schools to check out.

"I'm definitely going to get up there," said Krah who has extended family in Minnesota. "I can't give an exact date but when I do come up there I want to stay for about a week."

When he does visit the Twin Cities, Krah will certainly look for the things that he values in a school.

"Definitely going to have to have a good academics area," he said.

"I would really like a decent football team. I'm not looking for the biggest school around, that's not really the thing I'm looking for. I would like for it to have a good area around it so I will also have things to do in my own free time."

"Minnesota seems like a real good area. There's a lot to do around there."

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