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Imhotep Charter OT Daniel Ogundipe Chooses Old Dominion @danielogundipe6 @cy_woodland

Written by: on Friday, July 24th, 2020


The Monarchs of ODU are on a roll.  Imhotep Charter OT Daniel Ogundipe became the second PA recruit to commit to Ricky Rahne’s staff and program today. The 6-5, 270 lineman joins Del Valley LB Jason Henderson who announced his commitment earlier today.  Ogundipe made his decision known earlier on twitter:

We caught up with him to ask him about that decision:

PFN: How long have you played football?1 response

Daniel: 1 year

PFN: Why did you choose to commit to the _______?1 response

Daniel: The coaching staff,recruits, and the potential of being on the rise

PFN: Why commit early/commit to them?1 response

Daniel:I commited early because they were showing me that I was there priority now just any recruit
PFN: Who was your biggest influence at _______, who recruited you?1 response

Daniel:Coach Rhino, Coach Smith, Billy Edwards, Tariq Sims
PFN: What are they getting in player like you?1 response

Daniel:An athlete and a dog
PFN: What was the recruiting process like for you?1 response

Daniel:It was slow because i didn’t play a lot of games this year due to inexperience
PFN: How did the Covid 19 pandemic affect your decision?1 response

Daniel: affected my decision because I wasnt sure I was going to have a season so i wanted closure and if we were to have a season i would still be highly on ODU because they were loyal to me from the start

PFN: What position were you recruited for?1 response
Daniel: Offensive Tackle

PFN: Do you know what you’d like to study?1 response

Daniel: Engineering

PFN: What role did your parents play in your decision?1 response

Daniel:Parents played somewhat of a role but at the end of the day its my decision and there going back me on that 1000%

PFN: What do you think is the most exciting thing about the ____________ program?1 response

Daniel:The opportunity to play ball not to far from home and great education for my major

PFN: What are you most looking forward to while playing for the ___________?1 response

Daniel:Just being around people that know what it takes to get better everyday and be great

PFN: Tell everyone out there in the football world something they’d never know about you until you told them:1 response

Daniel:Favorite song is Peace train by 10000 Maniacs

PFN: Who is the person who most influenced you in your football career?1 response

Daniel: Cy woodland

PFN: What is it you’d like all your high school teammates and fans to know about your decision that you might have a hard time saying in person?1 response

Daniel:Loyalty goes a long way

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