LOI #1: David Akinniyi

Northeastern College defensive end David Akinniyi has signed with NC State!

David Akinniyi
Scout Rating: NR
Scout Rank: TRANSFER
Size: 6-4, 250 pounds
Hometown: Rocklin, CA
High School: Rocklin HS/Northeastern

Projected position at NCSU: Defensive End

Accolades: Three-year starter defensive end and linebacker for Coach Rocky Hager at Northeastern University, which announced in November that it was discontinuing its football program * Has one year of eligibility remaining * Recorded 40 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and four sacks in 2009, including two tackles for loss against Boston College * Named to the Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference team in 2007 and 2008 * Played 34 games at Northeastern, recording 141 tackles, 22 tackles for loss and 12 sacks* Lettered in football, basketball and track at Rocklin High School* Earned all-conference honors as a senior* Hails from an athletic family, his sister Dorcas is a heptathlete at Wisconsin, sister Deborah ran track at Stanford (2005-08) and brother Akin was a linebacker at Arizona (2002-06) * Born 6/3/88.

Commit Date: December 13, 2009

Why NC State? "I committed to NC State. The school is good and I'm trying to be there in January. The facilities are better than any of the other schools I've been to in my life. I mean, it was a pretty easy decision. Curtis Underwood hosted me on my visit."

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