Chad Otutu is a 6’2″ 285 lbs defensive tackle for Weiss High School in Pflugerville, Texas. Chad had a great junior year for the Wolves, adding 10 tackles for loss along with a sack and 73 total tackles. Having picked up offers from schools such as SMU, UTSA, and Tulane, it is easy to see why these schools are interested in Otutu. He has a quick get off which affects the running lanes, and has the strength to shed blockers in both the running and passing games. He possesses a high football IQ, and can easily get better and pick up some more offers. Check out our Q&A below!
When do you start playing football?
7th grade, I started at RB before shifting over to D-Line freshman year
What is your favorite thing about playing football?
Playing with my boys and winning
What have you learned the most from your coach?
Work hard every day, it doesn’t go unnoticed
What is your favorite football memory?
Beating Manor 44-19 my sophomore year
What sports do you play outside of football?
Track, I throw shot put and discus
Who is the player you idolize your game after?
What is your favorite NFL team?
Los Angeles Rams
Who do you consider to be your role model?
How do you balance school and football?
I do all my schoolwork at school so I can ask my teachers for help if I need it, then focus on football when it is time to
How do you prepare for a game?
I walk around the field, do some get-offs then listen to some music
Who is your favorite artist?
What is the best aspect of your game?
What separates you from others?
I’m faster, pretty strong, and my IQ
What is your definition of being a good teammate?
Always being there for your teammates for anything, along with having their backs and holding them accountable