Targeting some big men

LSU will need some men on the blocks after this season with the departure of seniors Chris Johnson and Quintin Thornton, so big men are an imperative recruiting need for Trent Johnson and his staff over the next few classes. Near the top of the list for 2010 is power forward Tobi Oyedeji from Houston, Texas.

Now up to 6’8” and 210 pounds, Oyedeji is Scout.com’s 6th ranked power forward for the 2010 class. His size and skill set combine to make the type of front court player that most college coaches dream about.

 

But before he starts thinking about college, Oyedeji is most concerned with his junior season at Bellaire High School, which is ranked No. 2 in the city.

 

“Our season starts this week,” said Oyedeji, who averaged 10 points, 12 rebounds, and 5 blocks per game as a sophomore. “We’re going to be pretty good. Our main goal is to get to Austin for the state championship.”

 

Aside from helping his team get to Austin, the skilled big man has some personal goals he would like to accomplish this season.

 

“I want to improve on the ways I score,” Oyedeji said. “I also need to work on reading and passing out of double teams. Those were my main weaknesses last year. My strengths are playing with my back to the basket and I’m comfortable shooting anywhere inside the lane before the free throw line.”


As for recruiting, Oyedeji has noticed a significant change in the attention he’s gotten over the last few weeks.

 

“Recruiting has actually slowed down a lot for me,” he said. “Before I would get two or three calls a day. Now I guess coaches are focusing more on their own teams and seasons.”

 

Although things may have slowed down on the recruiting front, it doesn’t mean that Oyedeji isn’t getting his share of attention.

 

“I still hear a lot from LSU, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Arizona State, Texas, and Oklahoma,” said Oyedeji. “Coaches from Georgia Tech, Louisville, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Texas A&M, Baylor, Arizona State, and Marquette have come by to see me, and I think more will be coming by to see me during the year. And I have offers from a lot of different schools, including LSU, Oklahoma, Arizona State and Texas A&M.”

 

With so many different suitors and so much time until he has to make a decision, it’s no surprise Oyedeji isn’t ready to name a list of top schools or favorites at this point. He does, however, have a pretty good idea of some of the more important factors that will influence his decision.

 

“I’m going to play wherever I see the best opportunity for me,” he said. “I want somewhere that will get me ready to play at the next level. I want to go somewhere with a city where I’m comfortable. And I want to go somewhere with a good academic system.”

 

LSU is one of the many schools Oyedeji is considering that would seem to be a good fit in all of the areas that he will be focusing on for his decision.

 

“I’m still very interested in LSU,” said the 4-star forward. “I need to call coach Johnson, but I haven’t gotten a chance to lately. I did talk to Coach Scott on the phone for a little bit though.

 

“Coach Johnson is the main reason for my interest in LSU,” Oyedeji added. “I know he had some success last year at Stanford. Everyone tells me he is a strict coach, and he takes no BS from anyone. That’s what I’m looking for, a strict coach. And I want to play somewhere with an up-tempo style where the big men are still involved in the play, not just rebounding.”

 

With his junior season just getting underway, Oyedeji has decided to pull the reigns back on his recruiting process for at least the next few months.

 

“I don’t have any visits planned for this season,” he said. “I went to Texas A&M for midnight madness earlier this year, but that’s it. I’m going to hold off on taking anymore visits until next summer.”


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As for recruiting, Oyedeji has noticed a significant change in the attention he’s gotten over the last few weeks.

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“Recruiting has actually slowed down a lot for me,” he said. “Before I would get two or three calls a day. Now I guess coaches are focusing more on their own teams and seasons.”

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Although things may have slowed down on the recruiting front, it doesn’t mean that Oyedeji isn’t getting his share of attention.

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“I still hear a lot from LSU, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Arizona State, Texas, and Oklahoma,” said Oyedeji. “Coaches from Georgia Tech, Louisville, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Texas A&M, Baylor, Arizona State, and Marquette have come by to see me, and I think more will be coming by to see me during the year. And I have offers from a lot of different schools, including LSU, Oklahoma, Arizona State and Texas A&M.”

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With so many different suitors and so much time until he has to make a decision, it’s no surprise Oyedeji isn’t ready to name a list of top schools or favorites at this point. He does, however, have a pretty good idea of some of the more important factors that will influence his decision.

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“I’m going to play wherever I see the best opportunity for me,” he said. “I want somewhere that will get me ready to play at the next level. I want to go somewhere with a city where I’m comfortable. And I want to go somewhere with a good academic system.”

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LSU is one of the many schools Oyedeji is considering that would seem to be a good fit in all of the areas that he will be focusing on for his decision.

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“I’m still very interested in LSU,” said the 4-star forward. “I need to call coach Johnson, but I haven’t gotten a chance to lately. I did talk to Coach Scott on the phone for a little bit though.

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“Coach Johnson is the main reason for my interest in LSU,” Oyedeji added. “I know he had some success last year at Stanford. Everyone tells me he is a strict coach, and he takes no BS from anyone. That’s what I’m looking for, a strict coach. And I want to play somewhere with an up-tempo style where the big men are still involved in the play, not just rebounding.”

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With his junior season just getting underway, Oyedeji has decided to pull the reigns back on his recruiting process for at least the next few months.

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“I don’t have any visits planned for this season,” he said. “I went to Texas A&M for midnight madness earlier this year, but that’s it. I’m going to hold off on taking anymore visits until next summer.”

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