Alex Okafor # prospect in 2013 NFL Draft.
Alex Okafor NFL Draft Bio
Alex Okafor (born February 8, 1991) is an American football linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals. Okafor played college football for the University of Texas, and earned All-American honors as a junior. The Arizona Cardinals chose him in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Okafor was born in Dallas, Texas. He attended Pflugerville High School in Pflugerville, Texas, and played for the Pflugerville Panthers high school football team. Following his senior season, USA Today recognized him as a high school All-American in 2008.
Okafor attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he played for coach Mack Brown's Texas Longhorns football team from 2009 to 2012. He finished his 2011 junior season with 46 tackles and seven quarterback sacks, and was named a first-team All-American as a defensive end by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). He was also a first-team All-Big 12 selection in 2011 and again in 2012.
Okafor was named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Bednarik Award, Lombardi Award, and CFPA Defensive Lineman Trophy watch lists to start the 2012 season.
Draft Year: 2013
|Pre-Rank||Prospect Name||Position Played||Height||Weight|
|Alex Okafor||Defensive End||6 ft 4 in||261 lbs|
|4||103||Arizona Cardinals||Texas||Dallas, Texas, United States|
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