Oh, The Places They Have Gone! MBEF’s 30 Under 30

By January 13, 2014 eNews

okwo cropped

28.  Mustang Linebacker Made it to the NFL


British-born Michael Okwo, MC’03, shined enough on both the Mustang football field and in his Costa classrooms to draw the attention of  Stanford University.  While there, linebacker Okwo was named twice to First-Team All Pac-10.  In 2006, Okwo was a third round draft pick by the Chicago Bears.  Unfortunately, injuries kept him off the field more often than on during his brief NFL stint with the Bears (2007-8) and the Indianapolis Colts (2009).  That said, did you know that a high school football player has less than a 0.09% (or 9 in 10,000 chance) of ever being drafted by an NFL team?  That’s real drive.



< >

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

Welcome to our Online Community

Have you donated to MBEF online before through our partner ThankYouForCaring.org? Creating an account makes giving online easy and efficient. You will be able to see your giving history, customize your communication preferences, update your contact information and more. Use these buttons to log in or register for online giving:

Log In Register

Have a Question?