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WVU Football Books Official Visit with 2024 4-Star DE Obinna Onwuka



WVU Football recruit DE Obinna Onwuka

WVU has a big opportunity coming up to try to impress Obinna Onwuka, a four-star defensive end recruit out of the class of 2024.

On Monday night, Onwuka posted that he has an official visit scheduled with the Mountaineers for June 3. Onwuka will make his way to Morgantown a month after placing West Virginia on his list of his top seven schools.

WVU is on the list along with Boston College, Maryland, Memphis, USC, Virginia Tech and Penn State. West Virginia has been in the hunt for the Upper Marlboro, Maryland native since making him an offer on Jan. 19.

Onwuka, listed at 6-foot-2 and 225 pounds, is ranked as the No. 12 player in Maryland, the No. 30 edge-rusher, and the No. 359 player nationally, according to 247Sports composite rankings.

In an interview with WVSN back in January, Onwuka talked about what he’s looking for in a school. “Academics, the culture and the mutual support of for students” Onkuwa said are the main traits he wants to find in a college program before fully committing.

2024 Recruit Obinna Onwuka’s Versatility Would be Invaluable to West Virginia

Obinna Onwuka is a versatile player that can play in a 4-3 as an edge rusher or a 3-4 as an outside linebacker. He has the speed to get around the corner and get to pass rushers and ball carriers alike, and even strong enough to get off of would-be blockers and a nice swim move. Onwuka has the closing speed to get home in the backfield, and even with his natural strength and speed, he can add size to his frame to make himself a real impact player.

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