Interest spiking for Orjioke

Kenny Orjioke moved from California to Georgia in July. At the time, the rising senior was without an offer.
Today, he has eight of them. And he might not be done.
"I wasn't really focused on recruiting when I got here," Orjioke said. "I was just focused on the team and on winning a state championship. But everything just fell into place."
For Orjioke, a linebacker at Marietta Lassiter, things picked up after his solid showing in a late-August win over Brookwood at the Georgia Dome. The following week, Ole Miss offered. Since then, Arizona State, Duke, East Carolina, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, North Carolina State and San Diego State have followed suit. Additionally, Orjioke has been in contact with Auburn, Georgia, Tennessee and Vanderbilt, he said.
Some schools like the 6-feet-3, 215-pounder at outside linebacker. Others project him at safety.
Right now, Orjioke is "open-minded" with regards to his recruitment, but he already has started to determine which programs will get officials.
"Arizona State for sure," Orjioke said. "I want to take an official to either UNC or Duke, then check out the other since they're right next to each other. When I take an official to one, I'll visit the other. With Georgia Tech, I don't need to take an official since it's only 25 minutes away. I want to official to San Diego State and Ole Miss for sure. I get five. If UCLA, USC or Cal doesn't offer, I might take another official to ECU. If I get more offers this might change."
As of today, Ole Miss will get Orjioke's first official. He plans to be in Oxford for the Rebels' Oct. 15 game with Alabama. Initially, he hoped to visit Arizona State this weekend, but is unable to because he has not yet taken the ACT or SAT. He will do that in early October.
Orjioke already has made unofficials to Auburn and Georgia Tech.
Who is recruiting Orjioke the hardest?
"I would say Georgia Tech and Ole Miss," he said.
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