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.