Photos of Vanderbilt's game against Tennessee on Nov. 17, 2012. Joe Howell/Vanderbilt University.
2013 Made one tackle at home against Kentucky... Made four tackles, including two for a loss, forced two quarterback hurries and had two sacks in the Commodores win over Florida... Was named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week following his performance at Florida (11/9)... Saw time at Texas A&M... Made three tackles, including one for the loss against Georgia... Recorded a career-best seven tackles, including two solo and two for a loss against Missouri... Made two tackles against UAB.... Made four tackles against UMass along with his second sack of the season... Made a career-best five tackles at South Carolina, including one for loss... Registered his first sack of the season and made three tackles in win over Austin Peay... Made two tackles, broke up a pass and registered one QB hurry in season opener aginst Ole Miss.
2012 Azubike enjoyed one of the finest campaigns ever by a Commodore true freshman defensive end... Saw action in all 13 games, playing more snaps than any other Vanderbilt first-year player... Set team record for true freshmen with four quarterback sacks... Ended season with 15 solo tackles, 21 total tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and a pair of QB hurries... Played well in Music City Bowl win, earning three tackles and fumble recovery... Set season high with three solo tackles, including a sack, at Northwestern... Added key sack in win over Tennessee.
High School Senior captain, two-year starter at DE... As senior, topped the Raiders with 117 tackles, 30 tackles for loss, 10 QB sacks and six forced fumbles for Raiders... Two-time team MVP... All-State recipient as senior; listed on Tennessean's Dream Team... Posted three sacks at postseason Offense-Defense All-American Bowl held in Texas... Earned defensive MVP honors in Tennessee East-West All-Star Game after setting record with 17 tackles... Finalist for Hume Award, given to Nashville public school's top scholar-athlete.
Personal Chukwuemeka Caleb Azubike... Son of Chuck and Nkechi Azubike... Born March 31, 1994 in Nigeria... Dad is private businessman; mom is a nurse... Has two brothers, Onochie and Ifeatu, and two sisters, Adaobi and Chinazor... Family moved from England prior to ninth grade... Played trumpet in McGavock marching band as freshman.