Ojemudia Makes it Happen

Farmington Hills (Mich.) Harrison junior defensive lineman Mario Ojemudia had a great year and it culminated with a state championship.

Farmington Hills Harrison's Mario Ojemudia is a junior to know. The 6'3, 215-lb prospect had a great season.

Not only did the Hawks win the state title, but he had a big part in that recording 101 tackles, six sacks and one forced fumble from his defensive tackle spot.

However, because of his size, Ojemudia is being recruited more as a defensive end. However, at the recent Adidas Maximum Exposure camp, he played linebacker, but not necessarily by choice.

"Actually, it was a mistake," he admitted. "I was supposed to come for D-Line, but I got mixed up. I think it went good, but I did play out of position, learned some stuff."

The recruiting has gotten under way, with a few schools sending mail.

"I got mail from a few Big Ten schools like Michigan, Michigan State and Iowa. That's it. I went to some Michigan State games and some Michigan games."

Ojemudia says his visit to East Lansing was a good one.

"I liked MSU. It was really hyped. Everyone was really into the game. I talked to some of the MSU coaches and they just said they're interested in me."

He went to Michigan with his teammate Aaron Burbridge, a junior wide receiver also receiving plenty of recruiting interest, and said that was a positive experience as well.

"It was the first Michigan game. Michigan versus UConn. It was nice. The Big House is nice."


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