The Rainbow Warriors inked Ikem Okeke, a three-star outside linebacker from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. He helped lead the team to a state championship and back to back USA Today Super 25 National Championships.
His experiences at Bishop Gorman will no doubt provide the 'Bows with a much-needed boost to change their program's culture.
As a senior, Okeke earned first-team honors in the Southwest League and got recognized by SilverStatePrep on their all-Southwest League team. He also received an all-state honorable mention nod from NevadaPreps.
Ikem Okeke received scholarship offers from UNLV and Nevada but ultimately decided to come to Hawaii.
His position: OLB
His measurables: His measurements are from his Nike SPARQ combine results.
|40-yard Dash||4.69 seconds|
|20-yard Shuttle||4.1 seconds|
|Power Throw||37 feet|
His years prior to UH: In his junior season, Okeke totalled 56 tackles (46 solo); 16.5 of them were for a loss which included 7 sacks. He also forced 3 fumbles and intercepted 1 pass.
He followed his first-team all-Southwest League season with a 42 tackle (27 solo) which included 3 for a loss and one sack. Okeke forced 1 fumble, recovered 2 and intercepted 1 pass.
Stay tuned for more recruiting news and analysis for Hawaii Football's 2016 recruiting class.