Q&A: Akem ready for junior day circuit 

January, 2, 2013
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When talking about Broken Arrow (Okla.) High School, the first name to pop up last two seasons has been Watch List running back Devon Thomas.

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Bob Przybylo/ESPN.comBroken Arrow, Okla., junior Gyasi Akem is starting to get more attention from BCS programs.
Originally an Oklahoma commit, Thomas flipped to Oklahoma State a few weeks ago. But another top Broken Arrow name to watch is junior linebacker Gyasi Akem.

Akem’s sophomore season was erased because of a torn ACL, but he was impressive this season.
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