Notre Dame-NC State 2016: By the Numbers


Balanced Attack Dooms Nevada

Irish roll up 444 yards on offense and take down the Wolf Pack 39-10.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Moved to United States from Nigeria as a third-grader ... first-team defensive lineman on all-Observer squad by Charlotte Observer for 2015 ... selected to participate in the North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl ... registered 84 tackles, 70 solo stops, 11.0 tackles for loss, nine sacks and eight quarterback hurries in 12 games as a senior in 2015 ... added four forced fumbles, one pass defended and one blocked field goal ... caught four passes for 63 yards (15.8 yards per reception) and two TDs, including a season-long reception of 49 yards ... recorded 90 tackles, 10 sacks and forced a pair of fumbles as a junior in 2014 ... No. 243-ranked player nationally and No. 30-ranked defensive end on 300 list ... No. 49-ranked defensive end by ESPN ... No. 298-ranked player in the nation and No. 24-ranked weak side defensive end on ... No. 18-ranked weak side defensive end on ... No. 303-ranked player on the Prepstar Top 350 Dream Team ... No. 198-ranked player on the Tom Lemming Prep Football Report ... North Carolina's No. 13-ranked player by 247Sports, No. 6-ranked player by Scout, No. 14-ranked player by ESPN and No. 17-ranked player by Rivals ... played for coach Joe Evans at Ardrey Kell High School ... younger brother of former Irish defensive line standout and current member of the New York Giants Romeo Okwara `15 ... lead recruiter was recruiting coordinator and linebackers coach Mike Elston ... enrolled in First Year of Studies.


Julian Okwara
Julian  Okwara


Charlotte, NC

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 1/2 / 240

Defensive Line

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