Devils Vying for Suh's Fifth Visit

<b>Ndamukong Suh</b> is ranked as the no.6 defensive tackle in the nation according to He has already taken four of his five allotted official visits and will decide between Arizona State and Cal for the last one. He was named his league's player of the year on defense.

The 6-5, 275 pound prospect from Grant High in Portland, Oregon has taken visits to Nebraska (Oct.1st), Mississippi State (Oct.8th), Oregon State (Nov.19th), and Miami (Dec.3rd).

He says of the recent visit to Miami, "It was a real good trip. My biggest thing is academics and they have what I am looking for as do all of the schools I am looking at."

As a senior, Suh recorded 65 tackles, 10 sacks, four fumble recoveries, with one going for a 40 yard touchdown, and one safety. He was named first team all-league on offense at guard and also on defense as a lineman. "All schools are recruiting me as a defensive tackle, except Oregon State who likes me at defensive end. I kind of prefer to play at end, but that doesn't give Oregon State any kind of advantage."

Arizona State could use some top-notch defensive lineman and Suh understands this. "I think I can play early there. I have a pretty good relationship with Coach (ASU quarterbacks and passing game coordinator coach Mark) Helfrich.

"I will be deciding between ASU and Cal for my last visit and I have to decide real quick because I am going to need to take it next weekend. I want to make my decision sometime between Christmas and the Army All-American game (Jan.15th)."

He has done in-home visits with Nebraska and OSU. Suh does not have any others scheduled at this time.

He does not claim a favorite. "I am just not sure yet. I really like all of them and they are all showing me the same amount of attention."

The Oregon star still has a little work to do academically as he scored a 780 on his SAT. "I will probably take it again sometime in the spring or maybe in January."

He carries a 3.1 core GPA. Suh would like to major in Engineering. will catch up with him next week to find out where his final visit will be to.

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