Aka Talks Favorites

Pierre Aka is turning into one of the most versatile and sought-after uncommitted players in the Midwest. He has recently named five favorites as well as a handful of schools still in consideration. GoldenSports.net has the latest on each of Aka's top five schools.

The 6-foot-4, 253-pound athlete out of Pike (Ind.) has a number of offers including Iowa State, Minnesota, and Northern Illinois. Aka is being recruited at both tight end and defensive end at the next level.

With a handful of others, Aka also has no shortage of interest, with teams such as Purdue, Northwestern, and Nebraska taking notice.

Aka has recently named five top schools as well as a number of others he is still considering. His favorite five in no order are Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue, Nebraska, and Iowa State. He is still also considering the likes of North Carolina, Northern Illinois, Boston College, Texas A&M, Mississippi State, and Utah.

Aka broke down what he likes about each of his favorites schools.

Minnesota- "I love the staff and what they are trying to do to rebuild this program. I love the offensive scheme that they run and also really like Coach Kill. He's been a winning coach."

Iowa State- "I fell in love with the campus and loved the academic support for the athletes. It's a great engineering school and I love the people of Ames, Iowa."

Northwestern- "You can't really ask for more on this campus. Beautful campus and nice people. I really like Coach Fitzgerald. I really trust him and think he's a great coach. Northwestern is a good academic school and getting a degree from there would be huge. I really like their engineering program too."

Nebraska- "It's nothing but football down there, great tradition. I really enjoy talking to Coach Garrison and I can see myself going there."

Purdue- "They popped back on my radar. I got a chance to talk to Coach Hope on my visit last week and enjoyed my time with him. Of course Purdue is one of the top engineering programs in the country. I love the facilities and it's close to home."

Aka has no plans on when he will make his commitment. He is waiting to take visits and to receive his results of the ACT which he is taking this coming weekend.


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