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Michael Okwo Named Stanford/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 11/13/2006

Nov. 13, 2006

Senior Michael Okwo (Redondo Beach, Calif./Mira Costa) of the Stanford football team was selected as the Stanford/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Nov. 6-12.

Okwo played a key role in Stanford's 20-3 win at Washington. He had five total tackles, including one quarterback sack and one tackle for?loss, and four pass break-ups. Playing in the middle, Okwo was the catalyst for a Stanford defense that limited the Huskies to just 39 yards on the ground, 122 yards through the air?and 161 yards in total offense.?Okwo currently leads the Pacific-10 in tackles, averaging 9.6 per?game.

This is Okwo's first Stanford/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor. Okwo and the rest of the Cardinal football squad return to action on November 18 against Oregon State at 12:30 p.m.

2006-07 Past Winners
Oct. 30-Nov. 5 Celia Durkin
Oct. 23-Oct. 29 Rachel Buehler
Oct. 16-Oct. 22 Janson Wigo
Oct. 9-Oct. 16 Bryn Kehoe
Oct. 1-Oct. 8 Liz Robinson
Sept.25-Oct. 1 Neftalem Araia
Sept.18-Sept. 24 John Moore



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