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Jahlil Okafor

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Scouting Report on Jahlil Okafor

by Eric Bossi - 09/23/2013
Jahlil Okafor is one of the most skilled and poised back to the basket centers to come along in some time. He establishes and holds positions, finishes with either hand and is a great rebounder. Okafor isn't a high flyer but fully understands how to use his skill and size advantage.

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Coach says sky is the limit for NU commit Morrow09/22/2014 HuskerOnline.com

According to his high school coach, newest 2015 Nebraska commit Ed Morrow has only scratched the surface in his development.

Class of 2014 Team Recruiting Rankings04/25/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor tops final 2014 rankings04/24/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Class of 2014: Five-star risk factors04/24/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Starting five: Howard's choice, race for No. 104/14/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor captures MVP to wrap up McDonald's week04/03/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
McDonald's AA: West looks to be best04/02/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
McDonald's game: Practice03/31/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
McDonald's All-American Game on SiriusXM03/31/2014NYCHoops.net
Jordan Brand Classic Roster Announced03/10/2014NYCHoops.net
Cunningham getting closer to Michigan State offer?02/28/2014SpartanMag.com
Reviewing the Hoophall Classic01/22/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Hoophall: Alexander leads star-studded cast01/21/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Mudiay and Pinson shine in North Carolina01/13/2014Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
RANIER BEACH BEATS WHITNEY AT LSI12/30/2013OregonPreps.com
LSI FEATURES NATIONAL VS NW POWERS IN FINAL FOUR12/29/2013OregonPreps.com
Okafor Leads Star Studded Tourney On Live Stream12/27/2013OregonPreps.com
City of Palms: Reaves takes off12/21/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Chicago Elite Classic showcases major talent12/09/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Five-star Houstonian makes his pick11/21/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Notes: Randle's hot start; Calipari on recruiting11/15/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Okafor & Jones choose Duke11/15/2013Devils Illustrated
Jahlil Okafor/Tyus Jones Join Forces11/15/2013TheRecruitScoop.com
Duke hauls in big-time package deal11/15/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Snider flips back to hometown squad11/15/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
What you need to know on signing day11/13/2013CatsIllustrated.com
News and notes from signing day11/13/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor tops list of undecided Rivals150 prospects11/13/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor to choose on Friday11/11/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
National Signing Week Preview11/11/2013TheRecruitScoop.com
USA Basketball: What We Learned10/08/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor talks final four schools, including Kentucky10/07/2013CatsIllustrated.com
USA Basketball: Stone dominates10/05/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
USA Basketball: Moore taking off10/05/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Visit season has rumor mill runnng at full strength09/25/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Kentucky lands four-star point guard09/13/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor's coach talks UK visit, Tyler Ulis09/12/2013CatsIllustrated.com
College hoops visit season heats up09/06/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Five top targets visiting for alumni game09/06/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Baylor visit reviewed09/05/2013SicEmSports.com
2014 Rivals150 full of UK targets09/04/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Okafor retains hold on top spot in Rivals15009/04/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
UK targets taking visits09/03/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Weekend Warriors: 8/29-8/31 Visitors08/30/2013TheRecruitScoop.com
Basketball visit season kicks off08/30/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
No. 1 coming to Baylor08/28/2013SicEmSports.com
Calipari misses on Mudiay; what's next?08/24/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Jones visiting without Okafor08/14/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Huskers among leaders for Aussie standout Bolden08/11/2013HuskerOnline.com
Top prospect Okafor 'has always talked about' Kentucky08/06/2013CatsIllustrated.com
UK misses on Victor, adding a PG target?08/05/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Okafor wants to choose before season08/03/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Adidas Nations: Victor close to decision08/03/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Hoops recruiting Q&A roundup07/31/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Las Vegas: What We Learned07/30/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Johnson plays headliner in Las Vegas07/28/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Five-stars everywhere at Fab 48 in Vegas07/25/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Oubre, Jones shine at AAU Gold Super Showcase07/24/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Summer Jam, GASO: What We Learned07/23/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Will Jones, Okafor & Winslow join forces?07/15/2013Devils Illustrated
Jones, Okafor still hope to be package deal in college07/15/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Peach Jam: Johnson picks up Pulley07/12/2013GopherIllustrated.com
Class of 2015 rankings: Change at the top07/03/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Wildcat targets top new 2014 Rivals15006/27/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Rivals150 update: Okafor retains top spot06/27/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Brunson settling in as high-end point guard06/18/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Eight For Jahlil Okafor05/29/2013TheRecruitScoop.com
EYBL Minneapolis: Saturday05/26/2013GopherIllustrated.com
Alexander's inspired play lifts Mac Irvin Fire in EYBL05/25/2013SpartanMag.com
EYBL Blog: PK from Minneapolis05/25/2013SpartanMag.com
EYBL Mpls Preview: PGs05/21/2013GopherIllustrated.com
EYBL: The Minnesota Numbers05/14/2013GopherIllustrated.com
Chatman displays versatility in EYBL05/11/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Cunningham pounces on opportunity05/05/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Looney hears from Izzo, plays big at Spiece05/04/2013SpartanMag.com
Lyles stars Friday night at Spiece05/04/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Going Deep on MSU basketball recruiting05/01/2013SpartanMag.com
One on One with Jahlil Okafor04/30/2013Devils Illustrated
Kentucky targets dominate EYBL Boo Williams04/29/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Jones stars on Saturday at Boo Williams04/27/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Point guards on parade at EYBL04/27/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor making progress with recruitment04/24/2013GOAZCATS.com
EYBL Los Angeles: What we learned04/23/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
The latest on where Cal's hoops coaches were04/22/2013GoldenBearReport.com
Looking at UCLA's recruits from Weekend One04/22/2013BruinSportsReport.com
Cal Hoops hits the road04/20/2013GoldenBearReport.com
Johnson's list down to six04/20/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Blackmon & Co. looking for a big run this summer04/19/2013Peegs.com
Top-ranked Player Sets KU In-Home04/17/2013JayhawkSlant.com
Top junior says he's still open04/13/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Weekend Windup: 4/1204/11/2013TheRecruitScoop.com
Sophomore point guard emerges04/11/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Fire take home top honors at Swish 'N Dish04/08/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Brunson asserts himself in Milwaukee04/07/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor dominates at Swish 'N Dish04/06/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rivals150: No change at the top03/14/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rabb grabs top spot in initial 2015 rankings03/06/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Weekend Recruiting Blitz: 3/203/02/2013TheRecruitScoop.com
Jahlil Okafor at the City-Suburban Showdown02/24/2013OrangeandBlueNews.com
Lindsey the latest name to add to the list02/01/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Six questions answered in recruiting mailbag01/24/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Chicago small forward upping his game01/24/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Gavin Schilling: 'Michigan State is a special program'01/23/2013SpartanMag.com
Hoop Hall Classic: What We Learned01/23/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Hoop Hall Classic: Okafor dominates01/20/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Hardaway Hoopfest: Memphis pulling them in01/14/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Hardaway Hoopfest: Parker healthy, performing01/13/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Prime Prep belongs among elite01/07/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
UK evaluates several prospects in West Virginia01/07/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Johnson announces choice of Kentucky01/06/2013Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Johnson pledge highlights CRC action01/05/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Cancer Research Classic Preview01/03/2013CatsIllustrated.com
Top players show how they got there12/24/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor, Johnson again dominant in Florida12/22/2012CatsIllustrated.com
City of Palms: Okafor comes to play12/21/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
City of Palms: Thursday lives up to hype12/21/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor and Johnson duel it out in Florida12/21/2012CatsIllustrated.com
What's Next for Izzo Recruiting? More Chicago Hope12/20/2012SpartanMag.com
Previewing the City of Palms Classic12/18/2012CatsIllustrated.com
City of Palms, Tarkanian Classic loaded12/18/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Mailbag: Comfort a key for Wiggins12/07/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor not feeling the pressure of his No. 1 ranking12/05/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor deserving of top billing12/03/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Chicago Elite: Okafor lives up to lofty ranking12/02/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Weekend preview: Spotlight on Wiggins11/30/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Signing day: Fischer ready to compete11/14/2012Peegs.com
Okafor talks schools11/08/2012TarHeelIllustrated.com
Another reclassification, and more11/07/2012CatsIllustrated.com
One on One with Okafor part 211/06/2012Devils Illustrated
One on One with Okafor11/05/2012Devils Illustrated
2014 PG Tyus Jones simplifying his process11/05/2012CatsIllustrated.com
HoopHall Classic Teams Announced10/30/2012NYCHoops.net
Mailbag: Could Wiggins play in the pros?10/27/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Weekend Visit Madness: 10/1910/19/2012TheRecruitScoop.com
Whispers: Hysteria in the heartland10/19/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Recruiting Report: Calipari checks in on Wiggins10/05/2012CatsIllustrated.com
Examining the class of 2014: who has offers?09/28/2012CatsIllustrated.com
Irvin comments on Izzo's visit with Parker09/26/2012SpartanMag.com
Okafor receives UK offer on first day of workouts09/20/2012CatsIllustrated.com
UK targets highlight new 2014 Rivals150 rankings09/05/2012CatsIllustrated.com
Wiggins could be next big thing in hoops09/05/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Big finish to the summer for 2015 star08/13/2012Peegs.com
Okafor still going through the process08/06/2012GOAZCATS.com
Adidas Nations: Stars shine on Saturday08/05/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Coming to America: Exum says 2014 the year08/04/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Sheehey, Lyles Vonleh open strong08/04/2012Peegs.com
Five-star 2014 trio talks UCLA visits08/04/2012BruinSportsReport.com
After stellar July, Jones talks IU interest08/03/2012Peegs.com
UCLA commits pondering fall plans08/02/2012BruinSportsReport.com
Two four-star guards put UCLA on short lists08/01/2012BruinSportsReport.com
Hollins Jr. enjoys visit, but more still to come07/30/2012BruinSportsReport.com
Okafor, Jones add third 2014 prospect to plans07/27/2012GOAZCATS.com
Okafor hears from Izzo07/21/2012SpartanMag.com
Okafor drawing heavy interest07/20/2012TarHeelIllustrated.com
UCLA showing interest in 2014 five-star07/19/2012BruinSportsReport.com
5-star junior Jones has Kentucky offer07/19/2012CatsIllustrated.com
Nike EYBL Peach Jam Preview07/18/2012VirginiaPreps.com
Mac Irvin Fire set for Nike Peach Jam07/17/2012OrangeandBlueNews.com
Wiggins retains top spot in 2014 rankings07/06/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Izzo Shootout: Chicago's White takes a look06/23/2012SpartanMag.com
Top talents prepare for Team USA training camp06/14/2012GOAZCATS.com
2014 Illinois hoops rankings06/11/2012OrangeandBlueNews.com
2nd Annual Hardway Hoop Fest Looks to Top the First06/01/2012TigerSportsReport.com
Visits On Tap For Paul Turner05/29/2012TheRecruitScoop.com
A look at UCLA's recruits at Oakland EYBL05/29/2012BruinSportsReport.com
Pac-12 Intrigued by Isaac Allen05/19/2012TheRecruitScoop.com
EYBL Dallas: Okafor shines05/12/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
EYBL Dallas: Top story lines to follow05/11/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
What we learned: Hensley Memorial Run-N-Slam05/07/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Bates-Diop impresses at Run-N-Slam05/06/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Head to head with No. 105/06/2012Peegs.com
Okafor, Jabari Parker sizzle at Spiece05/05/2012SpartanMag.com
Spiece Run N Slam - Xavier Targets Playing Well05/05/2012Musketeerscoop.com
MSU target Okafor dominant at Spiece05/05/2012SpartanMag.com
Lyle starts hot at Spiece Run-n-Slam05/04/2012SpartanMag.com
Wiggins easy choice for No. 1 in 201405/03/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Top 25 forward likes what he sees in IU05/01/2012Peegs.com
Okafor in high demand04/27/2012TarHeelIllustrated.com
NCAA Evaluation Period - Week 1 notes04/23/2012GopherIllustrated.com
Mac Irvin, NU recruits shine at Nike EYBL tourney04/21/2012HuskerOnline.com
EYBL Session 1 - Gopher Prospect Preview04/19/2012GopherIllustrated.com
Close ties make Huskers contenders for 4-star White04/17/2012HuskerOnline.com
Okafor, Mac Irvin players blown away by NU visit04/15/2012HuskerOnline.com
Fischer finishes strong in AAU opener04/10/2012Peegs.com
Fischer shows off a much-improved game04/08/2012Peegs.com
Tip Off Classic Day 104/01/2012OrangeandBlueNews.com
Fab Five: Lindsey offers his top players03/22/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
On the Radar: Who will UNC Watch?03/07/2012TarHeelIllustrated.com
Okafor taking things slow, focusing on season02/15/2012GOAZCATS.com
Okafor focused on high school season01/28/2012OrangeandBlueNews.com
Biedscheid plays with purpose in St. Louis01/27/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Heels offer Okafor01/09/2012TarHeelIllustrated.com
Beach Ball Classic: Underclassmen shine12/29/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor visits North Carolina12/23/2011TarHeelIllustrated.com
Chicago big man preps for starring role11/21/2011OrangeandBlueNews.com
Ask the experts: Signing period approaches10/23/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Chicago sophomore is a wanted man10/19/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
USA Basketball finds talent in Chicago10/16/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
USA Basketball: Saturday standouts10/16/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Important weekend visitors in Southeast09/30/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Around the Pac-12: Pivotal month09/29/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Okafor receives offer09/27/2011Devils Illustrated
2014 center finds comfort in Wildcats' style09/22/2011GOAZCATS.com
Future Star: Jahlil Okafor09/06/2011TarHeelIllustrated.com
Wiggins easy pick for No. 1 in 201409/01/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Big Ten breakdown: OSU out front for five-star08/17/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
2014 big man visits Illinois08/11/2011OrangeandBlueNews.com
Radar lock08/10/2011Devils Illustrated
Parker stars at Fab 4807/25/2011OrangeandBlueNews.com
Ten That Impressed07/19/2011OrangeandBlueNews.com
NY2LA Day One07/13/2011OrangeandBlueNews.com
Ask the experts: Closer look at 201207/06/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Illini Team Camp Review06/24/2011OrangeandBlueNews.com
Illini One Day Camp on Tap06/21/2011OrangeandBlueNews.com
Southwind's Williams Makes National 16-U Team06/13/2011TigerSportsReport.com
USA trials: Session four06/13/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
USA trials: Session three06/12/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Jahlil Okafor is rising to the top of his class05/31/2011OrangeandBlueNews.com
Anderson lands first commitment at Arkansas05/22/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Run-n-Slam Wrap-Up05/09/2011Peegs.com
Big day at Spiece on Saturday05/08/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
What we learned: Spring Showdown04/25/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Harris, Nunn, others shine at Spring Showdown04/24/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Another busy weekend set to begin Friday04/21/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
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