Sam Webb: I know your team had a big year winning the state title and all, but tell me how you did individually.
Mario Ojemudia: "I did pretty good this year. I had 127 tackles and 12 sacks."
Sam Webb: You display a lot of versatility on the football field p so colleges appear be looking at you for different position. What spot do you see yourself playing in college go to college?
Mario Ojemudia: "Either at outside linebacker or defensive end."
Sam Webb: What is your current height, weight, and 40 time?
Mario Ojemudia: "6'3", 215. "4.69."
Sam Webb: Who are you hearing from right now as far as colleges, which schools are showing you the most love?
Mario Ojemudia: "I did get an offer today from (Michigan) State." ***edt note: This part of interview was conducted Monday evening. Michigan extended a scholarship following day. We got back in touch with Ojemudia for his reaction, which appears at the end of this article.***
Sam Webb: Who else?
Sam Webb: Now have all those schools offered you?
Mario Ojemudia: "No those are just schools that are showing interest."
Sam Webb: Have you had an opportunity to make it out and visit to those schools?
Mario Ojemudia: "I've been to Michigan State."
Sam Webb: Is that your favorite right now?
Mario Ojemudia: "Yeah, I suppose."
Sam Webb: Did you grow up a fan of them or is it just a matter of them offering you first that puts them on top?
Mario Ojemudia: "I've been a fan."
Sam Webb: Are thinking of making an early commitment to or are you going to wait it out some?
Mario Ojemudia: "I think I'm going to let it play out."
Sam Webb: How big is Michigan State's lead at this point?
Mario Ojemudia: "I don't know. Michigan State has been one of the only schools that has really been talking to me that much -- actually physically talking with me. The other schools don't do that. That's got my interest in (Michigan State) up there."
Sam Webb: You said you made it out to State on a visit. Where else do you think you want to visit during the winter and spring?
Mario Ojemudia: "I want to go out to Penn State and Iowa."
Sam Webb: You mentioned Michigan State, what are your thoughts on Michigan at this point?
Mario Ojemudia: "Nothing really, it is not like neutral right now."
Sam Webb: You said they made it out to the school, do you know who came by?
Mario Ojemudia: "Coach Singletary."
Sam Webb: Do you know anything about the new staff or defensive coordinator at all?
Mario Ojemudia: "No."
Sam Webb: When you get ready to sit down and make your decision whenever that is, I know you said that you are going to wait it out some, but what are going to be the most significant factors in that choice?
Mario Ojemudia: "Academics and then it is going to be just how the program is and if it is a winning program."
Sam Webb: Is distance from home going to be a factor for you?
Mario Ojemudia: "Kind of, but not really though."
Sam Webb: What will your parents say about the distance thing?
Mario Ojemudia: "My mom is probably going to say stay close to home, but my dad will (support) wherever I choose."
Sam Webb: What about timeline? You said you were going to wait it out a little bit. Ballpark, when do you think you'll be making your college decision?
Mario Ojemudia: "I have no idea."
***Wednesday evening addendum: Scout.com reported that Ojemudia received an offer from Michigan Tuesday, so we got back in touch with him to get his reaction.***
Sam Webb: "We heard that Michigan offered you this week. How did you hear the news?
Mario Ojemudia: My coach told me. I've never talked to anybody from Michigan.
Sam Webb: I know you said Michigan State is your leader. Is Michigan up there on your list now that they've offered as well?
Mario Ojemudia: "I don't really have any connections with them. I don't know much about the program. I haven't talked to anybody, so they're not really up there."
Sam Webb: Do you anticipate make any visits to Michigan for junior days or spring practice?
Mario Ojemudia: "If I get invited."