|High School:||Lutheran North|
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity letterman who played on both sides of the ball . . . Completed his career with 2,196 rushing yards and 38 touchdowns on the ground and 266 tackles while earning All-Metro League honors at either linebacker or running back every year of his career . . . Named Missouri Football Coaches Association (MFCA) 2nd team all-state as a running back as a senior in 2018, while also earning Metro League Player of the Year honors . . . Tabbed a St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Athlete of the Week” after recording 370 rushing yards and five touchdowns on just 15 carries in a 56-27 victory over Farmington . . . Helped lead Lutheran North to a 10-4 record and the Class 2 semifinals of the state playoffs in 2018 . . . Ended his senior campaign with 133 rushing attempts for 1,237 yards (9.3 average) and 19 touchdowns . . . Also posted 68 tackles, one sack and two fumble recoveries from his linebacker position . . . Named a 1st team all-conference linebacker as a junior in 2017 when he posted 77 tackles, 5 sacks and 2 fumble recoveries . . . Tallied 221 rushing yards and 7 touchdowns in limited duty as a running back . . . Lutheran North finished Azubuike’s junior season with a 12-1 record while advancing to the semifinals of the state playoffs . . . Sophomore season saw him run for 490 yards and nine touchdowns, while also collecting 37 tackles, 1 sack and 1 interception to earn 2nd team all-conference honors as a linebacker . . . Totaled 248 yards and 3 touchdowns on 44 rushing attempts as a freshman . . . Named a 2nd team All-Metro League linebacker with 84 tackles, 5 sacks and 1 interception . . . Also competed as a runner and thrower on the varsity track and field team . . . teammates with current A-State running back Donovan Marshall, who signed with A-State in 2017 . . . 3-star recruit by 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN . . . 247 Sports’ composite rankings list him as the No. 88 running back in the nation and No. 29 overall player in the state of Missouri . . . Rivals’ No. 23 high school player in the state of Missouri among all positions . . . ESPN ranks him as the No. 29 player in the state and No. 136 athlete in the nation . . . Also recruited by schools such as Iowa, Kansas State, Wisconsin, Bowling Green, Central Michigan and East Carolina.