Decision Looming For Ehambe

Josh Ehambe plans to visit SMU before making a decision. Details inside!

Prime Prep outside linebacker Josh Ehambe will be committing soon.

But where?

The 6-foot-4, 230-pounder has offers from SMU, Louisiana Tech, New Mexico State and Colorado State but holds no school in higher regard than any other.

Ehambe has been carefully considering each of his options over the past few months and has come close to making his verbal before retiring back to the drawing board to continue his evaluation. But that moment of clarity will be arriving shortly.

"I may commit this weekend, but I'm not for sure," Ehambe said. "I was going to commit this past weekend, but I wasn't ready. So I'm going to think about it a little more this week then I'll definitely make my decision this weekend."

But Ehambe says he doesn't want to make his decision until he visits the Hilltop first. He was scheduled to make his visit this weekend but had to cancel due to personal issues.

His visit plans are up in the air for this week since Ehambe and Prime Prep will be traveling down to South Padre Island for a scrimmage against Harlingen this Wednesday. So his decision may not actually come until next week.

"Honestly, I think I'm going to take that visit first and then I'll decide," Ehambe said. "I'm pretty sure I will because Coach Deion (Sanders) says he really wants me to take that visit."

Ehambe made it clear that he likes all of the schools equally at this point, but SMU has to feel good about its chances of landing the two-star outside linebacker- if there is room to take him.

When Ehambe does make it to SMU, it won't be his first rodeo. He was on campus for junior day last spring, familiarizing himself with the look and feel of the campus and facilities.

"I really like SMU because they're close to home and they run the same 3-4 defense I run in high school as an outside linebacker," Ehambe said. "The SMU head coach June Jones was also the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons and my head coach, Deion Sanders, played for him so I have a good relationship with him."

While on campus this time, Ehambe, who says he has been keeping in contact with his recruiter Jason Phillips, wants to talk to the coaches about taking his game to the next level.

"I really want to know about how many players they put in the NFL," Ehambe said. "That's always been my dream to play in the NFL."

But before he can make it to the highest level of competition, Ehambe must first focus on his senior season. Being an All-American and a leader on and off the field are his main objectives.

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