Ranked as a three-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN … 24Sports lists him as the No. 20 prospect in Tennessee, while ESPN lists him as the No. 13 JUCO prospect at his position in the national class.
Junior College: Played for coach Aaron Arnold at Highland CC in Kansas … Earned first team all-conference honors and honorable mention All-American Junior College honors … Played in all 10 of his team’s games as a sophomore, totaling 43 tackles, 13.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, a pass break up and three fumble recoveries … Chose Oklahoma State over offers from Louisiana and others.
High School: Played for coach Nathan Cole at Mitchell High School … Totaled 47 tackles as a senior and 41 tackles as a junior … Finished his high school career with 22.0 tackles for loss, including 11.5 sacks in his senior season alone … A first team all-state and all-district selection as a senior and a first team all-metro selection as a junior and senior… Also competed in basketball and track and field.
Personal: Amadou Fofana was born Jan. 12, 1998, in Guinea, Conakry, Africa … Son of Saidou Fofana … Plans to study sports management.