Oakman pointed to the PSU coaches, and specifically Larry Johnson and Ron Vanderlinden, as a major reason for his pledge to PSU. Previously he told Scout.com, "I love the coaching staff (at Penn State). They are very family-oriented there. They also have good tradition and history."
Oakman finished his junior season with 136 tackles, 17 sacks and four fumbles caused. Offensively, he had 20 catches for four touchdowns. He also plays forward and averages 10 points and 10 rebounds per game in hoops.
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