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Julian Okwara

  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 230
  • Hometown: Charlotte, NC
  • School: Ardrey Kell
  • Composite Ranking:
  • National Ranking: 301
  • Positional Ranking: 24

Notre Dame got some bad news on Friday when Julian Love announced that he would leaving Notre Dame early for the NFL.  On Saturday the Irish got a much needed dose of good news when Julian Okwara announced he would ...
Notre Dame CB Julian Love

Notre Dame still has at least one, hopefully two, very important football games to play in 2018.  It’s never too early to start thinking about the 2019 season though.  Over the weekend Brian Kelly revealed that they sent in the ...
Notre Dame dialed up some great adjustments this weekend.

Notre Dame improved to 9-0 on the season on Saturday night with a 10 point win over Northwestern giving the Irish victories over both of the division leaders of the Big 10.  While the Irish still haven’t played a complete, ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book vs. Northwestern

In a game where momentum seemed to shift back and forth, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were able to remain undefeated with a 31-21 road win over the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday night. Those swings saw the Irish dominate the ...
Notre Dame DE Julian Okwara

Notre Dame survived the first upset Saturday of the college football season on Saturday with a come from behind win over unranked Pitt.  While no Irish fan likely walked away from yesterday’s game feeling anything other than a sigh of ...
Notre Dame's pass rush has been a force to be reckoned with in 2018

We are almost at the half way point of the 2018 season and it appears as though the pass rush that Notre Dame fans have been waiting for for years has finally arrived.  Fueled by a five sack performance against ...
Notre Dame WR Chris Finke with the catch of the game vs. Michigan

We’re reviving an old column here this season with the return of 5 Things I Liked, and 5 Things I Didn’t Like.   There was a lot to like in Notre Dame’s season opening victory over #14 Michigan so we’re starting ...
Daelin Hayes - Notre Dame DE

Because I’m very smart and know lots of things, I ranked the Notre Dame defensive line the second worst unit on the team prior to the season. This was in lieu of the assurances from the defensive coaches throughout the ...
Deon McIntosh - Notre Dame RB

Man did this bye week come at a good time for the Irish and for me.  For the Irish it’s going to allow some of the minor bumps and bruises that have been popping up to heel while for me ...
Ian Book - Notre Dame QB

Notre Dame surpassed its win total from 2016 over the weekend with a 33-10 handling of North Carolina on the road.  North Carolina hosted the Irish with a mash unit deeper than their actual depth chart.  While the Irish didn’t ...
Dexter Williams - Notre Dame RB

Picking up a 33-point win to start the season shifts the focus from the 2016 woes of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and on the potential of the 2017 unit. While Temple might not be seen as representative of college ...
Javon McKinley - Notre Dame WR

Every year we look at some instant impact and hidden gem recruits (coming soon) around National Signing Day.  You know the ones who could see the field right away and those that could develop into great players in a few ...

Notre Dame picked up its fifth commitment in the class of 2016 (full Notre Dame commitment list) on Tuesday when Julian Okwara, the brother of current defensive end Romeo Okwara, selected the Irish over Georgia, Michigan, Ole Miss, and Clemson. ...
Notre Dame Football Recruiting

Yesterday Julian Okwara announced that he would be announcing his college intentions on April 30. Just a little over 24 hours later he pushed that timeframe quite a bit and will now be making his commitment tomorrow at 6 PM.

Just yesterday we posted that 4-star defensive end Julian Okwara, brother of current Notre Dame rising senior Romeo Okwara, cut his list of schools to five.  It didn’t take him too long to decide that list would be cut to ...