UCLA Leads For Wariboko

Four-star Oklahoma-based offensive lineman Josh Wariboko names UCLA his leader after his official visit to Los Angeles...

Oklahoma City (OK) Casady offensive lineman Josh Wariboko is one of the top prospects in the country for the 2015 class. He used this past weekend to head to Pasadena and check out UCLA.

He discussed the trip, one where he gave the highest grade possible.

"I'd give the trip an 'A'," Wariboko said. "It was great being at UCLA. I got to see everything. The campus is beautiful. I was able to sit down and speak with the academic advisors and see how everything would be as a student athlete and how I would be set up. I got to see everything they had to offer."

Wariboko shared parts of the trip that stood out to him, and what is still on his mind after the successful stay in southern California.

"I loved seeing the camaraderie of the team," he noted. "They stick together and are a family. The academic program is top notch. They showed me everything about that side of the university and it was very impressive. I feel like I would be taken care of very positively."

"It was also good to be there when they knocked off USC," Wariboko added. "It was a great game. I love the Rose Bowl and the atmosphere it provides. It was incredible."

The Oklahoma native had visited the Bruins over the summer as well, and gave his thoughts on how this trip was different from that one.

"I had all my family there with me this time," Wariboko pointed out. "They got to take it all in. When I went up there in the summer, the players were gone for break and only a few coaches were on campus. This time I was able to see everything and everyone."

The trip out west gave Wariboko some clarity on his views of all the schools involved in his process, and created some separation at the top.

"UCLA is out front right now," he admitted. "They're in the lead."

Despite the Bruins being at the top of his list, he will take another official visit this upcoming weekend.

"I'll take an official visit to Louisville this weekend," Wariboko informed Scout. "They've recruited me hard since the day we began to get to know each other. They have a great offensive line coach. It's a great offense and I like the scheme they run. It's a great program, too. They are on the way up, and the win over Notre Dame shows that."

A Signing Day decision seemed imminent at one point for Wariboko, but that may not be the case anymore.

"I'll have to talk with my family to see what the plans are and sit down and discuss them," he explained. "We will do that after the Louisville visit to see what is the best option. It's possible that I could make my decision before Signing Day now."




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