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University of Miami Athletics

Samson Okunlola


Offensive Line




300 lbs.


Redshirt Freshman


Brockton, Mass.

High School

Thayer Academy





Samson Okunlola - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 (True Freshman): Saw action in three games during debut season with Hurricanes…Missed most of season while recovering from knee injury…Made career debut in season opener against Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Saw snaps in win over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Played at Temple (Sept. 23) in final appearance of season…Redshirted season.

High School: Consensus five-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports…Ranked No. 16 overall player in nation in ESPN300…Listed as No. 17 overall nationally by Rivals…Rated No. 20 overall in 247Sports Composite Rankings…Checked in as No. 2 offensive tackle by Rivals…Listed as No. 3 offensive tackle in nation by ESPN and 247Sports…Selected to All-American Bowl…Won New England Independ Sports League wrestling title as junior…Competed in shotput and discus as freshman…Chose Miami over offers from Michigan State, Alabama, Florida, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Penn State, Tennessee, Texas A&M and USC, among others.