James H. Jimenez
The MAC West showed up strong in this week’s Recruiting Roundup.
Team Commitments (per 247Sports)
Another big week for the MAC West as the division had all the commits of the conference for the week. 6’4” TE Justin Morris commited to Ball State, while 6’2” CB DJ Smith commited to CMU and three-star CB Caleb Spann signed letter of intent to CMU. Rounding out the commits was three-star DE Jalonnie Williams as he committed to NIU.
Akron: 8 commits
Ball State: 17 commits, three in August (Thailand Baldwin, Nick Presley, Justin Morris)
Bowling Green: 10 commits
Buffalo: 18 commits
Central Michigan: 14 commits, three in August (Irone Jackson, Caleb Spann, DJ Smith)
Eastern Michigan: 7 commits, two in August (Bryson Moss, Cole Rusk)
Kent State: 12 commits, one in August (Emon Hill)
Miami: 19 commits, one in August (Terran Hearn)
Northern Illinois: 20 commits, three in August (Akanimo Asuquo, Makhi Nelson-Douglas, Drew Hoth, Jalonnie Williams)
Ohio: 6 commits, one of August (Sieh Bangura)
Toledo: 19 commits, one in August (Lennard Kuhl)
Western Michigan: 18 commits, one in August (Jelani Willis)
Recruiting Battle to Watch
In today’s recruiting battle, we’re taking look at an ATH prospect out of Mt. Carmel in Chicago in Kenenna Odeluga. Odeluga has a total of 13 offers, including ones from Ball State, Bowling Green, CMU, NIU, Toledo, and WMU. At 6’ and 200 lbs., he has an intriguing fram for the nest level as a skill player. As you can see in his Hudl film, Odeluga is explosive, powerful, catches the ball, has good instincts, and is a capable tackler on defense. At the next level, he’ll need to get stronger to be an every-down RB and if he plays defense in college, he need to work on his pass coverage technique since he’ll probably be a nickel. Odeluga certainly has the tools to be a productive football player at the next level.
Fire Recruiting Graphic of the Week
Time to strap em up for high school in Ohio!!
— Ryan Bainbridge (@RyanBainbridge0) August 28, 2020
The Bobcats are coming in strong this week in this week’s Fire Graphic of the Week. From the Peden Stadium background to the outline of the state of Ohio, this is a very clean graphic all around. As always, feel free to submit nominees for Graphic of the Week to @MAC__Crootin.