Lugard Edokpayi has announced his top five as the four-star defensive lineman from Maryland is looking to wind down his recruitment.
A 6-foot-6, 215-pound prospect from Bishop McNamara (District Heights, Maryland), he is an outstanding athlete. Edokpayi is a two-way player who plays the rare dual roles of wide receiver and defensive end. He also plays basketball as a forward.
This week, he announced a top five of Florida State, Maryland, Minnesota, Rutgers and Texas A&M.
BREAKING: 2024 4-Star EDGE Rusher Lugard Edokpayi (@_Lugard3do) is down to 5 Schools!
The 6-6.5, 225 lb EDGE from Bowie, Maryland is ranked as a Top-30 Prospect at his position (#9 MD) per On3
Where should he go? pic.twitter.com/ZUDmeHopWY
— JGPCFB (@jgpvisuals) November 7, 2023
On Saturday, he took a visit to Rutgers for their game against No. 1 Ohio State.
As a prospect, Edokpayi is wildly athletic. A former basketball player, he has very strong footwork. His length and explosiveness make him intriguing as a prospect and he has big upside potential at the Power Five level.