Penn State Football Adds Chimdy Onoh to 2023 Signing Class

Penn State Football Adds Chimdy Onoh to 2023 Signing Class

Soccer 02/01/2023 15:48:00

The addition of an offensive lineman carries the PSU signing class number at 23 Story Links UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. –Penn State Football announced Wednesday the addition of offensive lineman Chimdy Onoh to the 2023 signing class.

Penn State has hosted 23 student-athletes who have signed national letters of intent to join the football program. Eleven of the signatories have already signed up – Mega Barnwell, Alex Birchmeier, Anthony Donkoh, Lamont Payne Jr., Ta’Mere Robinson, Tony Rojas, Joey Schlaffer, Jaxon Smolik, Zion Tracy, Elliot Washington II and J’ven Williams.

Chimdy Ono
6-5, 275
offensive line
Baltimore, Maryland/Dundalk

Was a three-year letter winner for head coach Tom Abel at Dundalk High School…Named captain his senior season…Dundalk posted a combined 26-4 record in his three years as a one-letter winner…Owls went 12-1 his junior season and 10-2 his senior year…Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior…Selected an all-region winner Baltimore County as a junior and senior… Earned invites to the St. James Bowl, Maryland Crab Bowl and Baltimore Touchdown Club… Posted 46 pancake blocks and allowed one sack his senior season on the offensive line… Had 28 pancake blocks as a junior… Rated a four-star consensus by 247Sports, On3 and Rivals… Rated the No. 207 rookie, No. 14 offensive tackle and No. 4 player in Maryland by On3… Is this the 257 rookie, the No. 20 offensive tackle and the No. 5 player in Maryland per 247Sports… Equally ent literate for two years in basketball and track and field…Was a 2022 state champion in both the shot put and discus…Ranked #12 in the nation in the shot put in 2022…Won s second honors all-county team in basketball in 2021 and 2022.

His full name is Chimdindu Godswill Onoh… Son of Mercy Onoh… Has one brother, Lemuel Onoh, and two sisters, Jennifer and Precious Onoh… Hobbies include playing piano and basketball… Volunteered at his church and was a summer volunteer at Johns Hopkins…Planning to major in Mechanical Engineering or Business at Penn State…After a career as a professional football player, I would like to go into manufacturing.

Tom Abel, Head Coach of Dundalk Secondary School: “Chimdy is a wonderful young man. His love for the game and his eagerness to learn is what sets him apart. The best way to describe him is as a hard worker. Chimdy is clearly a great football player, but his ability to balance study, work and sport is impressive.On the pitch, Chimdy’s strengths include his physique, length/range, explosiveness and ability to bend. will come to Penn State eager to grow and learn. He is thrilled to be a part of such a great program and to contribute in any way he can.”


Name Pos. HT. Hometown/High School Weight
Barnwell, Mega TE 6-6 250 Fredericksburg, Va./Riverbend
Birchmeier, Alex OL 6-5 285 Ashburn, Va./Broad Run
Blanding, Ty DT 6-1 265 Bronx, NY/Christ The King
Donkoh, Anthony OL 6-5 320 Aldie, Va./Lightridge
Keys, Kaveion LB 6-2 195 Richmond, Va./Varina
Lyons, Jameial DE 6-5 250 Philadelphia, Pa./Roman Catholic
Mack, King DB 5-10 175 Miami, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas
Montgomery, London RB 5-10 180 Scranton, PA/Scranton Prep
Mupoyi, Joseph DE 6-5 240 Upper Marlboro, Md./St. Thomas More (Connecticut)
Nelson, DaKaari DB 6-3 200 Livingston, Alabama/Selma
Onoh, Chimdy OL 6-5 275 Baltimore, Maryland/Dundalk
Payne Jr., Lamont DB 6-0 185 Carnegie, PA/Chartiers Valley
Rappleyea, Andrew TE 6-4 235 Millbrook, NY/Milton Academy (Massachusetts)
Robinson, Mason OF 6-3 225 Randallstown, Md./McDonogh School
Robinson, Ta’Mere LB 6-3 230 Pittsburgh, PA/Brashear
Rojas, Tony LB 6-2 195 Fairfax, Va./Fairfax
Schlaffer, Joey TE 6-5 220 Reading, PA/Exeter Township
Smolik, Jaxon QB 6-1 205 Van Meter, Iowa/Dowling Catholic
Taylor, Carmelo WR 5-11 160 Roanoke, Va./Patrick Henry
Tracy, Zion DB 5-11 175 Hempstead, NY/St. Thomas More (Connecticut)
Wallace, Cam RB 5-9 175 Mount Vernon, Ga./Montgomery County
Washington II, Elliot DB 5-11 190 Venice, Florida/Venice
Williams, J’ven OL 6-5 290 Reading, Pa./Wyomissing

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