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4* DE Prince Tega Wanogho Jr Injures Leg In High School Basketball Game

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Horrific News for a bright rising star

Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

4* DE prospect and Auburn target Prince Tega Wanogho, Jr has suffered a severe leg injury while playing basketball tonight. The news was first reported on Twitter by Ethan Bernal (@EthanGBernal) and first brought to my attention by Sam Butler.

Tega was recently reclassified to the Class of 2015 and earned a 4* grade of 96 according to the 247Sports Composite. He was garnering strong interest from a number of programs around the country.

We can only hope this injury is not as serious as the tweets make it seem. For a young man who just transferred in from Nigeria and seemed to have a very bright future ahead of him in football, this is tragic news if the injury is major. We will update the story as more info comes out.

UPDATED:

This is definitely good news:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tega is in surgery now. Docs say he should be good to go in may and running down QB&#39;s next fall somewhere in the SEC! <a href="http://t.co/B2tqcV8D4j">pic.twitter.com/B2tqcV8D4j</a></p>&mdash; Bobby carr (@bobbycarr11) <a href="https://twitter.com/bobbycarr11/status/557915117233635328">January 21, 2015</a></blockquote>

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