Akamnonu helped Bowie to a 9-1 record on the season and was instrumental in the Volunteers 44-26 win over rival Arlington Martin on Thursday night. Bowie rolled up 345 rushing yards against one of the better defenses in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.
"It feels very great and I just want to go into the playoffs and have some good wins," Akamnonu said of winning the district championship. "I'm loving it right now, I just want to keep the momentum going."
The big lineman is still coming into his own as a football player, having only played the game for three years.
"I first started playing football in 7th grade and I wasn't very good but over the year I've progressed and became more versatile," he said.
The thought of having the chance to play at the next level is exciting to Akamnonu but he's not too worried if it doesn't come to fruition.
"I've thought about it and if I don't do it, that's okay but if I do it I'll be elated," he said.
He says there are a few teams that he likes right now.