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Well this one wasn’t exactly predicted by most recruiting experts.

On Tuesday night, four-star linebacker Alston Orji (6-foot-2, 225 pounds, Rockwall, TX) shockingly spurned both Texas and Oklahoma when he announced his commitment to Vanderbilt.

Orji is an enormous get for Vanderbilt, as the composite four-star is ranked as the No. 6 linebacker in the nation by Rivals. It’s fair to say that Vanderbilt doesn’t get a ton of recruits of this caliber, but they have one for now with Orji’s pledge.

Vanderbilt now has four commitment’s for the 2018 recruiting class, with Orji being the highest-ranked of the four.

Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers the Auburn Tigers and national college football for FanBuzz.
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