Utah State Football Blue-White Spring Game presented by Orbit Irrigation Products
UTAH STATE: Had a great spring camp... Has great ball skills, runs extremely well and has long arms... Has made outstanding progress switching from wide receiver in high school to safety in college.
2011 (RS): Redshirted first season at USU.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named first-team 5A-I Fiesta all-region and honorable mention 5A all-state honors at Chandler (Ariz.) High School... Was the top receiving threat for the Wolves, helping them post a 7-4 record, catching 46 passes for 867 yards and six touchdowns during senior season... Named by The Arizona Republic as the third-best wide receiver in the state prior to the 2010 season after catching 24 passes for 440 yards and three touchdowns as a junior, helping Chandler HS to the state semi-finals... Also was Arizona state 5A high jump champion, clearing 6-8... Ranked among the top 50 high jumpers in the nation... Finished third in the state in high jump as a junior... A member of the Chandler HS National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born March 19, 1993... Son of Eugene and Anthonia Okonkwo... Has three sisters and one brother... Majoring in undeclared business... Last name is pronounced Oh-konk-wo.