Here’s a look at the top sophomore defensive end prospects entering the 2010 season.
1. Alex Okafor, Texas – Whether it was Tim Crowder and Brian Robison, Brian Orakpo and Sergio Kindle, or Sam Acho and Lamarr Houston, the Longhorns have a tradition of tandem pass rushers leading their defensive front. This year the expectation is that Okafor will team up with Acho (10 sacks in 2009) to form one of the top duos in the nation when it comes to getting to the quarterback. Even though he didn’t make a single start or record a sack the true-freshman was impressive, providing depth for Mack Brown and company by backing up Kindle and Acho. Okafor was explosive enough to get into the backfield to