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CoachSpeak: Hastings Breaks Down Okwara

Romeo Okwara

Ardrey Kell High (Charlotte, N.C.) defensive end Romeo Okwara committed to Notre Dame on Sunday. Today, upon returning to the country, Knights coach Adam Hastings spoke to about what Irish fans can expect from Okwara, how he fits into the defense, which position he was recruited to play and why Notre Dame was the right choice.

Romeo Okwara was recruited to play outside linebacker at Notre Dame and his ability to get the quarterback in the Irish's 3-4 scheme should be accentuated. However, it is his work ethic on the field, in training and in the classroom that stands out to Adam Hastings, who coaches Notre Dame's latest pledge at Ardrey Kell High in Charlotte, N.C. "He's a heckuva player," Hastings said. "The kid is... Recommended Stories