In the spring Ogbonnia Okoronkwo became one of the hottest prospects of the spring when his offer list went from one to double digits in a matter of months.
Once Oklahoma State entered the picture, he knew right away he wanted to be a Cowboy. However, since his June commitment the Oklahoma Sooners have come on strong and piqued the interest of the 6-3, 220-pound standout
Over the weekend he attended the Red River Rivalry in Dallas, to get a look as the Sooners hosted the Texas Longhorns.
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"It was fun," Okoronkwo said. "It was really high energy."
One thing in particular stood out to the three-star Alief (Texas) Taylor defensive end.
"The school spirit people have for Oklahoma," Okoronkwo said. "I couldn't even hear myself thinking it was so loud."
Since extending an offer his way in early September, the Sooners have stayed in regular contact, and Okoronkwo has listened. However, he still feels good about his current decision.
"I talk to them quite a bit, but I'm still committed to Oklahoma State," Okoronkwo said. "I'm a Cowboy right now, but I'm going to still weigh all of my options."
"It's not really a soft commitment," Okoronkwo said clarifying his commitment status. "I'm still pretty sure."
While he remains committed to Oklahoma State it is safe to say Oklahoma has made Okoronkwo think, and he knows both offer great opportunities.
"Last year they had a really good d-end and I always saw myself going there if they offered me. I like the school," Okoronkwo said of Oklahoma State. "They have a good academic program too. It's a win-win."
They're a real traditional program," he said of Oklahoma. "They're going to be a program for the next 50 years. You know that. It's not an opportunity you just pass up."
Okoronkwo does not have any visits scheduled, but has talked to Oklahoma about taking an official visit and plans to visit Oklahoma State with the other Cowboy commitments.