May 6, 2009

Owa reviews Eugene visit

Leading the wish list on defense for the Oregon class of 2010 is an in-state product. Last weekend at the spring game and Junior Day, Owa Odighizuwa from Portland's David Douglas high school made the trip down I-5 to see what Oregon had to offer.

"I was down at Oregon last weekend," said Odighizuwa. "I was greeted by Coach Greatwood. Defensive line Coach Azzinaro said that I was a top priority. I was the top defensive player on the board."

Prior to the visit, the David Douglas star had mentioned three teams as leading for his services, Stanford, USC and Florida. Following last weekend's activities, the Ducks have emerged in much better position.

"I have changed my thoughts on the Oregon program," Odighizuwa confessed. "I am liking them a lot more. I got to know Coach Kelly a little bit, and he is a nice guy. They have a new coach. The facilities that I got to see were nice. I have seen other parts of the facilities, but this time I got to see the rest of them. The facilities won't effect my decision on where I go."

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