Ekpre-Olomu Has A Top Five

Chino Hills (CA) defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu lives up to his billing as one of the top secondary prospects in the country. Despite being a tough and rugged defender, Ekpre-Olomu flashes outstanding ball skills, making him a highly coveted future consideration in the Oregon defensive backfield.

Do you currently have an offer from Oregon?


What kind of contact have you had with Oregon since the recruiting process started for you?

"I've talked to Coach (John) Neal a bunch of times, off and on every couple of weeks."

Is Coach Neal the only coach from Oregon that you've had contact with?

"I talked to Coach (Chip) Kelly the very first time, but that was a long time ago...but yeah that's it."

What is your overall interest in Oregon?

"Right now it's really high. It's in my top five."

What is your top five right now?

"Right now it's Oregon, Stanford, Cal, Washington, and Arizona."

Is that in any particular order?

"No, that's just random."

What is it about Oregon that has you interested in them?

"I've always grew up liking Oregon because my brother always used to like them and I've always liked them."

Is there something about the program that captures your interest?

"I just think they always win and they have great facilities and they always have players that are going to the NFL and stuff like that."

How would you describe yourself as a player?

"I'm not really sure. I guess I'm a player that could play any position."

Is there a player at the collegiate or professional level that you try to pattern your game after?

"At safety, I'd probably compare myself to Ed Reed or something like that."

Is Oregon looking at you at cornerback or safety?

"I think probably corner."

What are you looking for in a program?

"I'm just looking for a place where I can fit and a place where I know I can live there. And just a great football environment and great academics there too."

Have you given any thought as to what you might want to study when you get to college?

"No, I haven't made a decision yet."

What are some of the offers that you have right now?

"Washington, Washington, Stanford, Cal, Oregon, Arizona, Arizona State, San Diego State, Idaho, Duke, and Utah."

What unofficial visits have you taken and which unofficials are you planning on taking?

"I haven't taken any yet, but I think I might still get a chance to take some over the summer...I'm not sure yet, but I'm hoping I can get up to Oregon, but I'm not sure yet."

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