N.C. State was the first school to offer Ojo, but Southeast Raleigh coach Chad O'Shea said that the promising young lineman had received recruiting interest from Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, East Carolina and Wake Forest.
Ojo is an outstanding student, and several Ivy League schools were interested in him as a future player.
lives in the area and he's
always liked N.C. State," O'Shea
said."This is a good fit for him.He
likes engineering, and State offers him what he
wants academically.Now he
can get recruiting out of the way and focus on his
Ojo was an all-conference selection as a junior and helped Southeast Raleigh finish 9-3 for its best season in school history.O'Shea
said Southeast Raleigh
often ran behind Ojo and Leroy Harris, a 6-5, 285-pound senior who signed with N.C. State in February, to grind out yardage.
Ojo played offensive and defensive tackle as a freshman and might play both as a senior in goal-line situations, O'Shea
said, but he
will play offense almost exclusively.N.C. State recruited him to play offensive tackle.
"It's like they say: You can't coach 6-5 and 310," O'Shea
a combination of strength and size that makes him imposing."