Offer Report: 2019 LB Osita Ekwonu

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

A suddenly popular linebacker in the 2019 class reported a Notre Dame on Wednesday. ND Insider takes a closer look at Osita Ekwonu.

• LB OSITA EKWONU, 6-2, 220; CHARLOTTE (N.C.) PROVIDENCE DAY.

Junior stats: 101 tackles, three sacks and three pass breakups; 67 rushes for 500 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Rivals and 247Sports ranking: N/A.

Notable offers: Ohio State, Penn State, Michigan, North Carolina and Duke.

Notre Dame connection: Ekwonu attended the Irish Invasion in June and Notre Dame’s win over USC in October. Notre Dame offered a day after Ekwonu received six other offers.

Below are junior highlights of Ekwonu via Hudl.

BEYOND blessed to receive an offer from the University of Notre Dame! #GoIrishpic.twitter.com/I8e2weGHnO

— Osi Ekwonu™ (@Osita_Ekwonu59) January 31, 2018

Linebacker Osita Ekwonu, a 2019 recruit, walks around campus before the USC-Notre Dame game in 2017. (Tribune Photo/MICHAEL CATERINA)