LB Julian Okwara, brother of Irish DE, reports ND offer


Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

Notre Dame may try to double up on the Okwara brothers.

On Friday, junior linebacker recruit Julian Okwara, younger brother of Irish defensive end Romeo Okwara, reported an offer from the Irish. Julian Okwara shared the news on Twitter.

Blessed to be offered by The University of Notre Dame

— Julian Okwara (@704jo) February 20, 2015

Rivals rates Okwara as a four-star recruit, the No. 16 outside linebacker and No. 179 regardless of position in the 2016 class. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound Okwara attends Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte, N.C.

Okwara also added offers from Michigan and Georgia this week.

Below are highlights of Okwara's junior season via Hudl.

Notre Dame's Romeo Okwara (45) reacts after making a stop during the college football game between Notre Dame and USC on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend. (SBT Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN)