Okafor said he wasn't sure he was ready for it to be out but when told it had come out on the internet he said to go ahead and report it.
The 6-6, 290-pound Okafor chose Oklahoma State over an earlier commitment to Houston and an offer from Texas Tech where he made an official visit. Okafor said he committed to assistant head coach Joe DeForest and head coach Mike Gundy before leaving his official visit to Oklahoma State this morning. He also said that DeForest was scheduled to visit his home on Wednesday still.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Below is a story written by Robert Allen earlier Sunday)
Houston (Westbury), Texas, offensive lineman Mickey Okafor said his weekend visit to Oklahoma State was "great." The 6-6, 290-pound Okafor expressed that the visit was impressive enough to drop his verbal commitment (made this summer) to Houston.
"It was great," said Okafor. "Oklahoma State is very good. I love that place, the game day atmosphere, the coaches, and the fans. They were calling out my name on the walk. I'm not committed to Houston anymore."
Asked how he left it with Oklahoma State on Sunday when he finished his official visit Okafor was very positive.
"I definitely want them to recruit me, and they are coming in to my house on Wednesday," he said. "I would say I am down to two -- Oklahoma State and Texas Tech."
Okafor is a very gifted offensive tackle prospect that has a big wing span and is also very athletic. He is listed at 6-6, but probably is close to 6-6 1/2 and could easily develop into a 300 to 320-pounder that can move on the perimeter of the offensive line.
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