July 26, 2007

Ugo Okpara on board

Arkansas needs cornerbacks in this class, and one of the nation's best orally committed to the Razorbacks on Thursday night.

Fort Bend (Texas) Sugar Land Dulles' Ugo Okpara, 6-1, 175, 4.48 seconds in the 40-yard dash, chose Arkansas over Nebraska, Virginia and Boston College as well as seven others that had offered scholarships. Okpara was recruited by Chris Vaughn to Arkansas.

"When I visited, Arkansas made me feel more of a person than a football player," Okpara said. "Coach Vaughn is young and very straight forward. He tells you the truth and is a very good person. I really like Coach [Houston] Nutt too, he was very down to earth."

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