Odighizuwa On Visit to Florida

Portland (Ore.) Douglas defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa took an official visit to Florida last weekend. Still not done with all of his official visits, the four-star prospect talked about what he still has to do before deciding...

Portland (Ore.) Douglas defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa completed his fourth official visit over the weekend, and with one more left, to be taken in the next two weeks, the four-star pass rusher is winding his recruitment down.

Odighizuwa was in Gainesville to visit Florida.

"I thought it was a really good visit, I had a really good time," said Odighizuwa. "I went to Florida for the FBU camp but this was my first time in Gainesville. I picked a great weekend to go. Their fans were nuts, but in a good way. The atmosphere was outstanding. All the players were really cool to me. I talked with Coach Meyer and that went really well. I felt like we had a good mutual understanding for things that I'm looking for in a school and stuff like that."

Odighizuwa said the biggest concern with Florida is the distance from his home in Oregon, but said he doesn't imagine it being a huge issue. "I feel like if it's meant to be, then I would have no problem overcoming it," said Odighizuwa.

Odighizuwa now has one more visit left, to USC, which he'll take either this weekend or next, with plans to be finalized in the next few days. But no announcement is imminent.

"All the coaches are still going to come in (for in-home visits)," said Odighizuwa. "I'm going to probably still announce at the Army Game."

Odighizuwa said he's still considering the same seven schools: Florida, Nebraska, UCLA, California, USC, Oregon and Oregon State.

"Those are really the only schools I'm looking at. I've already visited Cal, UCLA and Nebraska, and I'll just visit Oregon and Oregon State unofficially," said Odighizuwa.

The 6-4, 240-pound Odighizuwa said no one has emerged as a leader, that he's still completely wide open.

He said he wouldn't be able to attend the Civil War (Oregon v. Oregon State) on Thursday night, one of the biggest games ever between the two rivals, but he has an idea who will win.

"But I'm not going to say who I think will win, I'm keeping that to myself," said Odighizuwa. "I don't want to make anyone mad."


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