Offers are flying in from all over
the country for
"Make sure to put in there that Coach Alford is a great coach. He really is," Openseyitan told CN on Sunday afternoon.
The fact that Opeseyitan insisted that his Alford comment be the lead quote in this story says a lot about his relationship with Alford, but lucky for Iowa State, this is the mere beginning of a relationship that could last for years if Opeseyitan decides to play for Iowa State.
"I'm thinking a lot of good things
about them (
Alford isn't the only coach making
an impact on the running back. Opeseyitan said that the entire coaching staff is
"Basically I like their coaches. They seem really down to earth and wanting to help you be all that you can be, not just what they want. They really look out for your well-being," Opeseyitan said.
When it comes to running the ball, Opeseyitan's 4.39 40 speed is his biggest strength, but according to Opeseyitan, he can do it all.
"I'm a very head strong player. I devote my time and my entire body to physically perfecting my position. I basically do what I need to do for the team to win," Opeseyitan said. "If you want me to block, run, catch, I'll be out there giving it all for you."
"I'm probably going to pick a school before my senior year but during the summer I'm going to take my time to check out all of the schools and see how their coaches are," Opeseyitan said.
Opeseyitan is originally from
Last year, in seven games Opeseyitan rushed for 1,138 yards and had 12 rushing touchdowns. He also racked up 168 receiving yards with one TD.
"We had a whole team effort last year. It wasn't just me," Opeseyitan said.
One thing is for sure, Opeseyitan is ready to get his senior season going.
"I'm more mature and ready to play. I understand my position more than previous years."
Opeseyitan also said that he plans