April 20, 2007

Long trip worth it for Okafor

Last November, Houston Westbury offensive lineman Mickey Okafor took his first trip and official visit to Lubbock. Since deciding to commit to the Red Raiders in early January, the 6-foot-6, 290-pound stud has been itching to get back to West Texas.

The ten hour trek from Houston got a little more intense at times than the two commits would have liked. The half day journey at least gave Okafor time to bond with his fellow signee and offensive lineman.

In fact, when Okafor showed up to The Jones (Jones AT&T Stadium) on Saturday, he got to become familiar with more of his future teammates than he had expected.

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