Awosika grabs Bison offer

Minnesota offensive lineman Kayode Awosika took a trip to Fargo a few days ago to check out the North Dakota State campus and ended up leaving with an offer. The Bison Report caught up with the Maple Grove lineman to hear more about the trip.

Minnesota offensive lineman Kayode Awosika took a trip to Fargo a few days ago to check out the North Dakota State campus and ended up leaving with an offer. The Bison Report caught up with the Maple Grove lineman to hear more about the trip.

"I took an unofficial visit to NDSU with my parents on Tuesday and ended up leaving with an offer," Awosika said to BisonReport. "Coach Entz took us around the football office and through the locker room and onto the new field that's being constructed. I then met with Coach Polasek and Riley for a bit before going to their youth camp to meet some of the players. I saw some of the dorms and then went to the locker room to see the championship rings and put on my a Bison jersey with my number. Finally, I got to meet with the head coach and that's when he told me that I'm getting a full scholarship offer from the and we then talked some more before I had to take off, so overall a successful day."

Seeing highlights and talking with the coaches were Awosika's favorite parts of the visit.

"I really enjoyed watching the highlight video from last year and trying on the jersey and rings as it's really cool to see that kind of success," Awosika told BisonReport. "Also sitting down with offensive line Coach Riley and the offensive coordinator, Coach Polasek was great and I learned a lot about each and they think I'd be a great fit. When I spoke with Coach Klieman, the talk went great. He gave me advice about recruiting and what not and is excited to take this next step with me."

Awosika's athletic ability made it an easy decision to offer.

"Coach Klieman asid I'm athletic and could possibly play guard or tackle, which makes me a versatile guy. He also likes that I'm a good student and very mature for my age and I would be a great asset to them as I'm only one of two lineman he's offered thus far, so I have great value. This offer means a lot as I've come a long way from being a 14-year old kid on varsity and through my coaches and effort I have become something that college football coaches want. Means the world to me that my parents won't have to pay thousand of dollars in college fees for me."

Following his visit to Fargo, the Maple Grove lineman has high interest in the Bison.

"Fargo is a great place with great people. It's a great town that has a great staff and a great overall community. My interest in North Dakota State is pretty high as they're a great school with a culture of winning. Looking forward to hearing more from the coaches."


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