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Oklahoma State football recruiting: Defensive end Victor Irokansi gives Cowboys a 'very disruptive force'

Victor Irokansi was among Oklahoma State's first commitments from the class of 2012. Among the big guys, he's also one of the fastests.
by Jason Kersey Modified: January 31, 2012 at 9:39 pm •  Published: January 31, 2012

Oklahoma State has four defensive end commitments in its class of 2012 — and five if you count Broken Arrow tight end Zac Veatch, who has said he expects to play both ways.

But none has been committed to OSU longer than Pflugerville, Texas' Victor Irokansi, who pledged to the Cowboys in late July.

He verbally committed to Colorado earlier that month, but the three-star defensive end switched one day after receiving an offer from Oklahoma State.

Since then, Irokansi has made two trips to Stillwater and has been one of the Cowboys' more solid commitments in this class.

Irokansi's primary recruiter has been linebackers coach Glenn Spencer.

The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Irokansi runs a 4.6 in the 40-yard dash.

His high school coach, Chip Killian, told that Irokansi's biggest strength is his intensity.

“His motor runs extremely hot; he's going to be a very disruptive force as a defensive player to any kind of offense, whether it's run-based or a pass-based offense,” Killian said.

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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