TULANE: A returning squad member... was moved to linebacker during the spring.
2006: Saw the only action of his collegiate career at No. 10 LSU.
2005: Did not play; received a red-shirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played safety and linebacker at Lafayette High School where he earned a pair of letters... Ian injury forced him to the sideline during both his junior and senior seasons... his team made three playoff appearances... was a member of the National Honor Society and the Academic All-State team... ran track as a freshman and sophomore.
PERSONAL: Undeclared on a major... born May 26, 1987, in Lafayette, La.... the oldest of eight children of Christian and Ifey Okoye... siblings include six younger brothers and one younger sister... named to the 2007 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and to Tulane's 3.0 Club.