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Rockwall (TX) ATH Anfernee Orji Commits to Vanderbilt

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The four-star recruit is the younger brother of freshman Alston Orji.

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In four years at Vanderbilt, head coach Derek Mason has been pretty successful at recruiting the younger brothers of current players: Emmanuel and Josh Smith, Dare and Dayo Odeyingbo, Jared and Jalen Pinkney.

Add Alston and Anfernee Orji to that list.

Older brother Alston enrolled at Vanderbilt earlier this summer. Younger brother Anfernee committed on Tuesday night.

Anfernee Orji, like his older brother, is rated as a four-star recruit by Rivals. The 247 Sports composite calls him a three-star and the #48 prospect in the state of Texas. As a junior at Rockwall High School in Texas, the younger Orji had 84 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, 6 pass breakups, and 3 interceptions. You can see his highlight film below:

The one question mark is where he’ll play. While he plays safety for his high school team, recruiting services are in a bit of disagreement about where the 6’1”, 199-pound Orji will play in college: ESPN, for one, lists him as an outside linebacker.