SIGNED: WR Emeka Emezie

Waxhaw (NC) Marvin Ridge wide receiver Emeka Emezie has signed his letter of intent with NC State.

http://www.scout.com/player/195271-emeka-emezie

Projected Position At NC State: Wide Receiver

Accolades/Honors: Emezie had a terrific career, totaling 236 catches for 3,584 yards and 38 touchdowns for Marvin Ridge.  He caught 99 passes for 1,387 yard and 18 touchdowns as a senior, and he played in the 2016 Shrine Bowl. 

 

Emezie earned all-state and all-conference honors as a senior.

 

Emezie was rated the No. 139 wide receiver nationally by scout.com, and the No. 3 WR in North Carolina.

 

Personal: Full name is Chukwuemeka Chitabera Emezie. Also plays high school basketball, he averaged 10.3 ppg and 5.5 rpg as a junior as was named all-conference. Plans to major in engineering or business.

Commit Date: 10-3-2016

Recruiting Scene: All signs pointed to Emezie picking NC State and he did just that during the Wolfpack’s summer camp last June. He made a visit to Raleigh with his father and committed prior to departing. However, Emezie had a change of heart and decided to decommit after visiting East Carolina. That only lasted a couple of weeks as he re-committed to State in early October and remained solid despite a late offer from Nebraska.

Why NC State? "I think it's the best fit for me. NC State is a good school with a great Engineering program, and I have a good connection with the coaches."

Picked NC State Over: Nebraska, Wake Forest, Miami, Boston College, Kentucky, And West Virginia Among Others

Scouting Report: Emezie is a big target and a very good route-runner. He is able to create space from the defender and has tremendous body control. Emezie shows good hands and good concentration. He can make the tough catch for the first down, but is especially dangerous downfield. Emezie must continue to get stronger and become a better blocker, but he has all the tools to develop into a major playmaker at the collegiate level.- Scout.com


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