Top defensive tackle has offers rolling in

Vincent Oghobaase, Texas' top defensive tackle and No. 2 overall prospect, gears up for recruiting with five offers already.

He's keeping his options open right now, which makes sense because the recruiting process has just started for this year's juniors.

But despite the early stages, junior defensive tackle Vincent Oghobaase, ranked No.2 overall out of Alief Hastings High in Houston, Texas, has several offers on the table, with more sure to come.

While Kansas State has not offered the 6-foot-6 300 pound Oghobaase, he said he will consider all the offers that do come in over the course of the spring, summer, and fall.

"Anyone that offers me just opens up more opportunities," he said. "And I don't want to limit any of those offers. I want to look at every school, see if they have my major, good facilities, and what the depth chart looks like."

"I just want to make the best decision for me and my family—what will help me the most in the long-run in accomplishing my goals. It's going to come down to what I can get out of the experience."

Oghobaase, who visited LSU last week for Junior Day, said in addition to the co-national champs, he has offers from Texas A&M, Arizona, Duke, and Houston. As of now, he said visits that are, "For sure," are LSU, A&M, and Arizona.

Though this talented and fast nose tackle at 5.10 40-yards grew up wanting to play for Miami, Oghobaase said he was real impressed with what he saw at LSU.

"It was just a great experience for me," he said. "I saw everything and had the chance to meet with Coach (Nick) Saban there. They made me feel at home and it wasn't even my official, so I can only imagine what it will be like next year."

The rebuilding of the Arizona program is what Oghobaase said has his interest in the Wildcats.

"Coach (Mike) Stoops comes from winning programs and knows what it takes to turn things around," he said. "I know he will do it at Arizona and straighten things up there."

But until decision day comes, Oghobaase said he wants to focus on getting better everyday at everything he does. Though he said his best asset is his ability to jam the middle, he wants to get faster.

"That's what I most need to work on," he said. "I'm not slow at all and my feet aren't bad, but I can only get better. They aren't at their highest potential. Just being better overall is what I want. I know that if I'm quicker, faster, and strong, I will be unbelievable."


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