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Maryland Football

Okonkwo Excited To Be Back In The Fold At TE

April 9, 2021

Chig Okonkwo stepped onto the practice field adjacent to Capital One Field for the first time in two years April 1. The redshirt junior tight end, who missed all of last season due to myocarditis, admitted he was filled with nervous excitement as he ran his first routes and caught his first passes from quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa.

“Back like I never left,” Okonkwo posted on his Instagram afterwards. “Richigoulous.

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