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B I O

Played high school football in Michigan, becoming the first Clemson football signee from the state of Michigan since 1975 (Joe Carolan) … athletic defensive end who played just two years of high school football … ranked as 15th-best overall player in Michigan by 247Sports, 18th-best by Rivals.com and 17th-best in Michigan by ESPN.com … born in Nigeria and came to the United States when he was nine … played basketball as a youth and in high school … averaged a double-double as a sophomore … the week after his sophomore season of basketball ended in the state semifinals, he met with the school’s football coaches and decided to join the team for spring practice … did not play his first football game until the fall of 2017 … had solid 2017 and received some offers from Michigan and Michigan State … as a senior in 2018, had 13 sacks and 22 tackles for loss to go with 60 tackles … scored a touchdown on a fumble return … helped team to an 8-2 season … played his high school football at River Rouge High School for Corey Parker … Clemson recruiters were Brent Venables and Lemanski Hall … has three cousins who played or are still playing college football, Michael Ojemudia (Iowa), Mario Ojemudia (Michigan) and Ovie Oghoufo (Notre Dame) … committed to Clemson on June 15, 2018 … plans to enroll at Clemson in January 2019 … first name rhymes with juke; last name pronounced Oh-roh-roh-roh.

COLLEGE CHOICES

School Offered (24) Visit Date
ClemsonYes (04-27-2018)
Ball StateYes
Boston CollegeYes
Bowling GreenYes
BuffaloYes
Central MichiganYes
CincinnatiYes
DukeYes
Eastern MichiganYes
IndianaYes
IowaYes
Iowa StateYes
KentuckyYes
MichiganYes
Michigan StateYes
MinnesotaYes
MissouriYes
Northern IllinoisYes
NorthwesternYes
OregonYes
Penn StateYes
PittsburghYes
ToledoYes
Western MichiganYes

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