Huge for his age

At 12, he was in high school. At 16, college. And at 19, Amobi Okoye will be the youngest first-round pick in history. Who knows what he could turn into? (Certainly not NFL suits).

Updated: April 15, 2007, 10:15 PM ET
By Seth Wickersham | ESPN The Magazine

Amobi Okoye is getting his ass chewed.

The Louisville Cardinals are fresh off their first loss of the 2006 season, and Bobby Petrino thinks his players have loafed through this long, brutal workout. He also thinks it's Okoye's responsibility to fix it. Staring into the 19-year-old's maple eyes, he yells, "You're not doing your damn job!"

Okoye gets an earful about being too timid and too relaxed and not getting in the grills of his teammates like a damn captain should. Minutes later, ...

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