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North Texas LB/DE Joe Ozougwu commits to Arkansas State

North Texas LB Joe Ozougwu announced Tuesday that he would transfer to Arkansas State.
North Texas LB Joe Ozougwu announced Tuesday that he would transfer to Arkansas State.(Source: MeanGreenSports.com)
Published: Jan. 20, 2021 at 6:50 PM CST
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Butch Jones adds another D1 player to the 2021 Arkansas State recruiting class.

North Texas senior linebacker & defensive end Joe Ozougwu announced Tuesday evening that he committed to the Red Wolves. In 34 games with the Mean Green (2017-2019), Ozougwu racked up 89 tackles, 17 TFL, 7.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, and 2 pass deflections.

He landed on the 2017 Conference USA All-Freshman Team. The Denton Record-Chronicle reported in September 2020 that Ozougwu opted out because of COVID-19 concerns.

Ozougwu has 1 years left of eligibility. The Alief, Texas native is the 3rd D1 transfer to commit to Arkansas State this month. Louisville LB Thurman Geathers verballed with A-State on January 7th, Boise State WR Khyheem Waleed verballed with the Red Wolves on January 5th.

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