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Prep OT Odogwu has three offers

Chatham (Va.) Hargrave Military Academy is home to many committed prospects this year. However, one recruit is emerging, a 6-foot-7, 315-pound offensive tackle who claims three major scholarships.
"Texas A&M, Texas Tech and Mississippi State have offered," Hargrave head coach Troy Davis said of offensive tackle Sonny Odogwu. "There are other schools interested, but they haven't come back in. They all said they like him though."
To date, Odogwu hasn't visited anywhere.
"He hasn't taken any visits yet and probably won't until after Thanksgiving more than likely. It's likely he'll take trips to all three schools that offered."
Davis claims Odogwu has given no inclination that he is leaning any which way.
"He doesn't really say much about it, he's really withdrawn," he said. "He's from Maryland, but originally a Nigerian kid. He remembers coming over to America and just feels kind of fortunate and blessed to be here. He is keeping everything in perspective."
The lineman only played two years of high school ball before heading off to Hargrave.
"He came over here to play basketball and that's why he only played two years of high school football," he stated. "He's really solid academically and has big upside. He's every bit of 6-foot-7, 315-pounds now.
"He's very athletic, has long arm range and is very good in pass coverage. He's got quick feet. He's just got to improve his run blocking.
"He keeps getting better week to week. He's really mature and I like his worth ethic. I think the sky is the limit for him. You see him being so athletic and he has those long arms, he's a kid that once he gets his reps, he'll keep getting better."
Odogwu is expected to enroll at the college of his choosing in the spring.