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Coach Speak: Collins Okafor

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You see 6-foot-0+ running backs and you almost assume that they don't have the ability to break the big gainer or a long touchdown run. There are exceptions, like Eric Dickerson for one. Marty Kauffman, the head coach at Omaha (Nebr.) Westside speaks highly of Collins Okafor and even compares him to Dickerson. Both are up-right running backs that run tough and can make the long runs.

It's nice having a weapon in your back pocket like Collins Okafor. What might have been nicer for Head Coach Marty Kauffman was having Okafor for three or four years. Having Okafor for two years at Omaha (Nebr.) Westside was pretty good though. "I have had Collins the last two years," Coach Marty Kauffman said. "Athletically, Okafor was always in the picture, but didn't play his sophomore year...

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