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74  Mickey Okafor
Mickey Okafor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Westbury

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 307

Position:
Offensive Line

Experience:
3L

Major:
Human Development & Family Services


12/18/2011

21 Student-Athletes Earn Degrees During Fall Commencement

Jacob Karam serves as the banner bearer for the University College

11/12/2011

Postgame Notes

FB: Texas Tech - Oklahoma State Notes

09/18/2011

Texas Tech Football vs. New Mexico

Texas Tech vs. New Mexico

09/18/2011

Texas Tech vs. New Mexico

Texas Tech vs. New Mexico

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2011
Named first team Academic All-Big 12... Ranked Preseason No. 36 Offensive Tackle (Phil Steele's College Football)... Preseason All-Big 12 second team (College Football News)... Preseason All-Big 12 second team (College Sports Madness)... Preseason All-Big 12 third team (Phil Steele's College Football)... played in four games (3 starts) at right tackle on the offensive line... missed the majority of the season due to a knee injury.

2010
All-Big 12 second team (AP)... All-Big 12 second team (San Antonio Express-News)... first team All-Big 12 Academic... played in 11 games (11 starts) all at right tackle on the offensive line... made season debut against No. 4 Texas (9/18).

2009
Made first two career starts against North Dakota and New Mexico ... played in a total of five games ... played both the guard and tackle position.

2008
Saw action in three games as a redshirt freshman ... played in home games against SMU, UMASS and on the road at Kansas.

2007
Redshirt season ... scout team member.

HIGH SCHOOL
Westbury High School in Houston, Texas ... a three-star player according to Scout.com, listed as the No. 66 offensive tackle prospect in the nation ... rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... a first-team All-District 20-5A selection, he was also named second-team All-Greater Houston by the Houston Chronicle after senior campaign ... ranked as the No. 5 overall offensive lineman in Houston by the Chronicle on its annual Area Top 60 list ... named to SuperPrep's `Texas 102' for 2007, a listing of the top players in the state ... an All-Region pick by Velocity/PrepStar Magazine ... started 30 games during Westbury career ... also played basketball in high school ... chose Texas Tech over Houston, Nebraska and Oklahoma State ... High School Coach: Keeath McGee.

PERSONAL
Mickey Okafor ... has five siblings, three older and two younger ... enjoys lifting weights, running and watching television ... majoring in human development and family services.

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