Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2012: Slated to start at defensive end ... missed the contact portion of spring drills while recovering from knee surgery ... has demonstrated ability to effectively rush the quarterback ... has overcome multiple significant injuries during Duke tenure ... owns good size and strength ... possesses great energy and enthusiasm ... in 28 career games (4 starts), has 37 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 4.0 quarterback sacks, three QB pressures and two caused fumbles ... has played 585 career snaps ... made switch from tight end to defensive end in the spring of 2010 ... in January, 2012, received a medical hardship waiver for the 2011 season from the ACC ... in March, 2012, granted a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA ... in the post-spring weightlifting evaluation, posted team-bests in the bench press (465 lbs.) and 225-pound bench press repetitions (29).
2011: Played in the first four games with three starting assignments before suffering a season-ending knee injury versus Tulane ... received a medical hardship waiver ... following three weeks of action, ranked first in the ACC in both tackles for loss (5.0) and quarterback sacks (4.0) ... finished the year with 13 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, one caused fumble and one QB pressure ... recorded a season-high five tackles in the season-opener versus Richmond ... had two sacks against both Stanford and Boston College ... produced a caused fumble versus Stanford ... on the field for 107 total plays.
2010: Played in all 12 games at defensive end, starting the Elon contest ... finished the year with 23 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, two QB pressures and one caused fumble ... had a season-high six stops against Alabama and added five tackles and one forced fumble at Georgia Tech ... played 359 total snaps.
2009: Saw action in all 12 games as a reserve tight end ... credited with one tackle on special teams ... played 119 total snaps including 24 on offense.
2008: Did not see game action while recovering from knee surgery.
Prior to Duke: Two-year letterman at Olentangy under coach Ed Terwilliger ... listed as the No. 34 tight end in the country by Rivals.com ... first team all-conference and honorable mention all-state pick as a senior ... had seven sacks during senior season ... also competed in track and field and basketball.
Personal: Son of Emmanuel and Oby Anunike ... born May 22, 1990 ... majoring in biological anthropology & anatomy.