Onyegbule Has Top Three, Leader

SI continues to bring you recruiting coverage from around the country. Here is an interview with 2011 WR, Miles Onyegbule out of Arlington High in Arlington, Texas.

Last season Miles Onyegbule, the 6-foot-3.5 and 201-pound receiver prospect put his name on the map with 43-catches for 637-yards and 6-touchdowns as a sophomore.

College coaches around the Big 12 region took notice of his success and Onyegbule's resume has benefited from it, which is evident when asked how many offers he has at the moment.

"I am at six or seven," Onyegbule said. "Tulsa, Baylor, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas (verbal) and Texas A&M."

It took little time for Onyegbule to say who his leader was however.

"Texas is at the top."

Even though Texas is at the top it doesn't mean Onyegbule isn't interested in the Sooners.

"Oh yeah," Onyegbule said when asked if he has interest in the Sooners. "Oklahoma is at the top as well. I got to call these coaches because I have been hesitant since it's in the middle of the season.

This past weekend Onyegbule was in attendance for the Red River Shootout.

"It could have gone both ways," Onyegbule said. "There were lots of mistakes and injuries. Both teams have good defenses. I loved the atmosphere and both teams."

Onyegbule has some visits lined up for the near future with an Oklahoma visit being a work in progress.

"I am going to go to Texas, Texas A&M and then Kansas," Onyegbule explained. "I'm trying to get up to OU but I will have to talk to my receivers coach about that one."

During this past summer Onyegbule participated in the camp up in Norman where he competed against a close friend of his who happens to be Oklahoma 1st commitment of 2011.

"Kameel (Jackson) and I were up there and we just competed," Onyegbule stated. "I think I got the best of him.

Onyegbule had the chance to work with – Oklahoma's receivers coach Jay Norvell.

"He is a real good coach. He helped me work on my hands and stuff."

Since the BYU game passed Onyegbule hasn't spoken to Coach Norvell but say he needs to so he can find out if he will receive an offer from the Sooners.

"See I got to talk with the coaches to talk about their offer," Onyegbule explained. "They said they were going to do something during the season but I haven't gotten in touch with them."

The quarterback of the Arlington Colts is Matt Joeckel, a Scout.com three-star quarterback who is committed to the Texas A&M Aggies along with his brother Luke Joeckel, a four-star offensive lineman.

One has to wonder if that could play into Onyegbule's decision.

"We always talk about it," Onyegbule began about going to A&M well. "His (Joeckel) parents are always trying to get me. After A&M offered I put them in the top three with Oklahoma and Texas."

When asked if that was definitely his top three Onyegbule had this to say.

"Yeah, I would say that."



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