June 27, 2007

Okakpu readies for UNC visit

Roswell (GA) linebacker Ebele Okakpu has been a busy young man in recent weeks, making several campus visits. This coming weekend, Okakpu will be making a trip to Chapel Hill to visit North Carolina.

"I was just talking to Coach (Tommy) Thigpen, and he was asking me about visiting, and I told him I would like to visit their school," Okakpu said. "He just told me to come up to look at the school this weekend."

The 6-1, 201-pound Okakpu has impressed the UNC coaching staff on film with his ability to move around the field, and recently received a scholarship offer from the Tar Heels. Personally, Okakpu believes he is a leader on the field that tries to build up his teammates and keep them focused on the task at hand.

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