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Azubuike Ukandu
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Azubuike Ukandu 1194662
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 295
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Towson, Md.
High School: Towson HS
Experience: Redshirt

As a Junior (2015): Through seven games - Appeared in six games, making three starts ... psoted a career-high three tackles and first career sack at West Virginia (9/26) ... started first career game against Michigan (10/3) ... had two tackles at #1 Ohio State (10/10), including a 0.5 sack ... posted a sack against Penn State (10/24).

As a Sophomore (2014): Appeared in two games, totaling a pair of tackes ... made his first collegiate appearance against Iowa (10/18) … totaled two tackles at Wisconsin (10/25).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2013): Did not appear during the season ... named scout team defensive player of the week for his efforts in preparation for NC State (11/30).

As a Freshman (2012): Served a redshirt season.

At Towson High School: Four-year starter at defensive tackle … selected all-state honorable mention and first time all-division … named to the 2011 Crab Bowl and Baltimore Touchdown Club All-Star Game … totaled 80 tackles with nine sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior … also lettered in track and field as a senior.

Personal: Born in Baltimore, Md. … parents are Maduakolam and Grace Ukandu … has one sibling, Chibuzo  … named to the Honor Roll every quarter at Towson … Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame scholar-athlete award nominee … awarded Most Outstanding Performance in biology and chemistry … majoring in community health.

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