Odenigbo had picked up offers from more than 20 schools during his recruitment, and garnered nation-wide attention. He recently played in the Under Armour All-American game.
Northwestern has been in heavy pursuit of Odenigbo since early in his junior year. Odenigbo developed a strong relationship with Coach Fitzgerald, as well as NU linebackers coach Randy Bates.
Scout.com Ohio Recruiting Analyst Dave Berk is reporting live from Odenigbo's announcement. He will provide further coverage of the decision. Stay with Scout.com and PurpleWildcats.com for more.