Impact defensive tackle prospects are hard to come by that is why when one establishes himself has a player as four-star Ndamukong Suh (6-3 ½, 278) from Portland (Ore.) Grant has you become a very hot commodity for D-I schools.
Suh has heard from schools from coast to coast and has a loose top and three other schools that have a shot at getting into the race for his services.
“My top 8 right now would be Nebraska, Oregon State, Mississippi State, Arizona, Kentucky, Auburn, Miami and Cal,” Suh said. “I am also considering Washington, Oregon and UCLA but not as much as the others right now.”
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All have offered except Auburn.
Suh has already set three official visits to Nebraska on October 1st, Mississippi State on October 8th and Oregon State October 22nd.
“I have no favorites and all of the top schools are on an even plane right now,” Suh said. “Arizona's offer is a verbal one right now but they said that I will get the official offer in the mail, I have not received it yet though.”
If some of you were wondering where the name Ndamukong comes from and what it means then this is your lucky day.
The name Ndamukong comes from Cameroon and it means “House of Spears”. Suh’s father is from Cameroon.
Suh was selected all-league as both a defensive tackle and offensive tackle as a junior. He was also an all-state (HM) selection for his defensive prowess.
Suh is considered the state of Oregon’s top prospect by Rivals.com for the class of 2005. He is also rated by Rivals.com as the nation’s number 14 defensive tackle prospect.