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Bobby Okereke took his official visit to Stanford this weekend and it sounds like the four-star linebacker is almost all locked up with the Cardinal.
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What stood out most for the Tustin (Calif.) Foothill recruit was the friendships he developed with the other commits and how well he was treated by basically everyone on campus.
"It was great," Okereke said. "It was an amazing weekend they put together. The camaraderie was one of the greatest things. We all showed up that first day and all the recruits hit it off great. My host was Francis Owusu and a lot of the other hosts, we really bonded with them.
"We went to play laser tag and that was one of the high points. It was good to be with the professors, have lunch with all the admissions office people, tour the facilities. So it was a great overall visit."
Spending time with the other recruits was important to Okereke, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound prospect who could see another healthy boost in the final Rivals.com rankings.
The four-star said his time at Stanford this weekend has convinced him that his commitment was the right move.
"Those are the guys I'm going to be around for the next four years, so it's going to be good to have a great relationship with them," Okereke said. "It was a great start. As of right now I think Stanford is the place for me. I could see maybe taking a visit. It all depends on how it works out."
A visit to USC is a possibility. The new coaching staff had aggressively reached out before the dead period and Okereke expects the communication to pick up again soon. He's not ruling anything out when it comes to the Trojans.
"If they come calling I might take a visit, but I'm not sure yet," Okereke said. "In the beginning it was pretty active and during the dead period they didn't really talk to me. I might get a call or two, but we'll see how it goes."
Adam Gorney is a West Region football recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. You can click here to follow him on Twitter.
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