Prime Prep Linebacker Takes In SMU

Prime Prep linebacker Josh Ehambe holds an SMU offer and recently visited. Is he interested? Come inside to find out!

2014 Prime Prep outside linebacker Josh Ehambe recently picked up an offer from SMU, and attended junior day to get a closer look at the program.

Ehambe liked what he saw from the Mustangs, and will continue to have SMU in his mind as he goes through the recruiting process.

"I really liked it. I wasn't sure what to expect but I really liked it," he said, "I am just so thankful to SMU because they were my first offer, and that means a lot."

Ehambe did not attend junior day alone, as five star point guard and fellow Prime Prep student Emmanuel Mudiay accompanied him to the Hilltop as well as 2015 wide receiver James Proche.

"It was great to have them," he said "Emmanuel is actually my cousin, and he is getting recruited by SMU for basketball, so he just came along with me."

Ehambe said he and Mudiay are very close and have always wanted to go to college together but understand the difficulties of finding a school that is a good fit for both, especially because they play different sports.

"Me and Emmanuel grew up together, and we are very close," he said. "We have always wanted to go to college together, and it would be great to do so, but we have to make our own decisions, and if it is God's plan to have us go to the same school, I would be very thankful."

SMU will have lots of competition when recruiting Ehambe –and Mudiay for that matter- as numerous Big 12 schools and even some Big 10 schools have shown strong interest in the 6-foot-3, 225-pounder.

"TCU is very close to offering. Their coaches said they might offer when I go there for junior day," he said. "I have received a lot of letters and messages from Oklahoma, Nebraska and Indiana. I went to the Baylor junior day, and will also go to the Louisiana Tech junior day later on."

For now, Ehambe says his main focus is football rather than his recruitment and says he probably won't make his decision until after his senior season.

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