Texas got a little bit of good news on an otherwise forgettable Saturday when three-star guard Denzel Okafor announced he had committed to the Longhorns.
Hours after Texas’ 38-20 loss at West Virginia, Okafor, of Lewisville, tweeted that he had chosen Texas.
— Okie (@DenzelOkafor) November 15, 2015
Okafor (6-3, 295 pounds) picked Texas over TCU. According to 247Sports’ composite ratings, Okafor is the state’s No. 103 recruit and the nation’s No. 37 guard. However, his list of offers tell the story of a high-profile recruit, as Okafor reports offers from Texas A&M, LSU and Oklahoma.
Okafor becomes the 11th player and second offensive lineman to commit to Texas’ 2016 class, which is ranked No. 51 nationally.
2016 Texas Longhorns recruiting classHere's a look at the recruits who have committed to Texas coach Charlie Strong for the 2016 recruiting cycle. Star rankings from 247sports. Oral commitments are non-binding. National signing day is Feb. 3.
|Collin Johnson||WR||San Jose (V. Christ.), Calif.||4||4/17/2014|
|Shane Buechele||QB||Arlington Lamar||4||2/23/2015|
|Tope Imade||OG||Arlington Bowie||3||5/26/2015|
|Gerald Wilbon||DT||Destrehan (La.)||3||6/17/2015|
|Peyton Aucoin||TE||New Orleans (La.) Martin||3||7/24/2015|
|Malcolm Roach||DE||Baton Rouge (La.)||3||11/6/2015|
|Andrew Fitzgerald||DE||Flower Mound||4||11/12/2015|
|Jean Delance||OT||North Mesquite||4||1/2/16|
|Lil'Jordan Humphrey||WR||Southlake Carroll||3||1/30/16|
|D'Andre Christmas-Giles||DT||New Orleans (La.)||3||2/2/16|
|Chris Daniels||DT||Euless Trinity||4||2/3/16|
|Chris Brown||S||Alief Elsik||3||2/3/16|
|Jeffrey McCulloch||LB||Aldine Davis||4||2/3/16|
|Jordan Elliott||DT||Houston Westside||4||2/3/16|
|JP Urquidez||OT||Copperas Cove||4||6/25/16|
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