Former LSU offensive lineman Chidi Okeke is transferring to Eastern Kentucky University, according to JuCo Football Forer.

Okeke previously announced that he would be transferring back in early December.

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Okeke first started playing football in 2013 after arriving in the states from Anambra, Nigeria and was rated a five-star prospect by 247Sports.

The 6-6, 312-pound prospect from Faith Baptist in Georgia redshirted during his freshman season to learn more about the game. He was listed as LSU's third-string left tackle this season but only played special teams.
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Lsuchs87 months
I'm just glad they saved all that space using "4merly."
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SamuelClemens87 months
It's still a compliment to him that he came from a country knowing nothing about American football and had to learn a difficult position in a major conference.
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CCTider87 months
He was so raw, being a five star was unrealistic, even if he is prototypical LT.
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Lexman187 months
Couldn't hack it, for whatever reason. Star rankings aren't everything sometimes. Even still, no animosity towards Chidi. Good luck in your future endeavors.
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Rouge87 months
A starting SEC tackle does not transfer to Eastern Kentucky unless he has issues with grades or crime I think he just currently lacks the fundamental skill set
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Spankem87 months
The article says that he needs to learn more about the game, but is a 5* prospect? He has the size to compete at the position but is third string behind a couple of guys who really didn't show all that much last year at the left tackle position. I have questions regarding this guy and hate to see him go but understand why.
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TNTigerman87 months
Very simple explanation: We didn't get who we wanted that recruiting cycle so we settled for this guy and made it sound like a win. It wasn't.
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the LSUSaint87 months
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Zetnom4187 months
Could have really used him as our starting Left Tackle this upcoming season. Best of luck to you young man.
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UptownnMike87 months
Prolly would have been a bad idea to start him at LT
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theBru87 months
Really? He was playing for LSU, not USL...
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