Albert Okwuegbunam committed while on his recruiting visit to Mizzou and shortly after the end of the 9-6 win over UConn. He is the third commit from the state of Illinois.
From Nick Otterbacher:
Welcome to the #MizFam Springfield, IL about to be #MizzouMade #WhoisNext pic.twitter.com/oWGaP0ZUDy— Nick Otterbacher (@Coach_Otter) September 19, 2015
And from the recruit himself:
I'm officially committed to the University of Missouri! #Zou pic.twitter.com/9d755cov9T— Albert Okwuegbunam (@albertok1234) September 19, 2015
Okwuegbunam is a 3* recruit according to Rivals, 247 and ESPN and comes from Sacred Heart Griffin HS in Springfield, Illinois. He's a 6'5, 215 lb athlete who plays DE and the WR/TE hybrid we're becoming used to Mizzou targeting. He chose Mizzou over a host of B1G schools.