Played in all 13 games as a reserve offensive lineman and special teams contributor ... member of team's field goal team ... finished the year with 32 offensive snaps ... part of an offensive line that ranked fourth in The American Athletic Conference with 29 sacks given up ... team ranked third in the league with an average of 33.2 points per game.
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Reserve offensive lineman that helped block for the nation's top offense ... UH led the country in passing yardage (450.1) and total offense (599.1) ... Also led America in scoring offense (49.3) ... Offensive line allowed just 1.3 sacks per game.
Earned First-Team All-District 6-2A honors ... Was the Sunnyvale High School Male Athlete of the Year in 2008 and 2009 ... High school coach was Ben Wright ... Is the first athlete from Sunnyvale High to earn a full scholarship ... Was the district champion in the shot put as a junior ... Also played basketball ... Chose Houston over North Texas, SMU and UTEP.
Born Dec. 3, 1992 ... Son of Betty and Chris Okafor ... majoring in human resources development.