Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh

Regardless of how many running backs, wide receivers, or defensive backs a team has, you can never have enough player's with legitimate 4.3 speed. One such player from Richmond (Va.) possesses that speed, and would not mind putting it on display at Heinz Field on a regular basis.

Richmond (Va.) Douglass Freeman running back Fela-Tunde Ogun (6-1, 190, 4.35) took an unofficial visit to Pittsburgh over the Thanksgiving holiday. If Ogun and his father Sam have there way Ogun will be spending a lot of time in Pittsburgh.

"I loved it, it was easily the best school I have seen so far," said Ogun "The coaching staff told me I'd like Heinz Field and it was everything they said it would be. My dad wants me to go there, he really enjoyed it."

Ogun has yet to be offered by the Panthers, but he is hopeful that will change soon.

"I'm sending some senior highlights up to running backs coach Wayne Moses, so hopefully he'll be impressed."

"If Pittsburgh offers me I would have a very hard time turning them down."

The trip to Pittsburgh was the second lengthy journey the Ogun's have made in the past two weeks.

"We went to Cincinnati two weeks ago when they played South Florida, it was ok."

Ogun has scholarship offers from Clemson and Morgan State. Recent events at Clemson have Ogun wondering where he now stands with the Tigers.

"They fired coach Lovett and he was recruiting me, I don't know what's going on now."

Ogun finished his senior year by gaining 1,383 yards, on 198 carries. He found his way into the end zone 15 times.


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