High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... Ranked the No. 69 defensive end in the nation by ESPN.com ... Ranked the No. 39 player in Ohio by ESPN.com ... Had 63 tackles and 11.5 sacks in 2013 while leading team to an 8-3 record ... Honorable mention All-State and first-team All-District in 2013 ... Had 43 tackles and nine sacks in 2012 ... Two-time first-team Greater Western Ohio Conference (GWOC) ... Three-year letterwinner in track and field ... Helped track team to runner-up finish at the 2011 OHSAA Division I state championships.
Personal: Last name pronounced oh-DEN-ig-bo ... Full name is Otitodilinna Odenigbo ... Goes by Tito ... Born July 13, 1996 ... Son of Thomas and Linda Odenigbo ... Father graduated from the University of Illinois College of Engineering ... Has two older brothers ... Brother, Ifeadi, plays defensive end for Northwestern University ... Attended same high school as NFL players A.J. Hawk and Mike Nugent, ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit and former Illini OL Jake Feldmeyer ... Says his high school track coach most influenced his athletic career because he kept him on track academically and was a mentor ... Says he grew up a fan of the Fighting Illini and former QB Juice Williams ... Major is undecided.
Updated July 2014