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2014: Team captain Had a career high 17 tackles, including 13 solo, and 1.5 TFL vs. UAB Led North Texas with 14 tackles, 10 solo and four assisted, forced a fumble and had a pass breakup in Southern Miss game Led the team with 14 tackles, 10 solo and four assisted, at Indiana Led North Texas with 10 total tackles against LA Tech Recorded one tackle for loss and one forced fumble against SMU
2013: Named honorable mention all-conference at linebacker Finished tied for second on the team with 90 tackles, tying his career high Started all 13 games this season Had 4.5 tackles for loss, 4 PBU's and one forced fumble Had a career-high 12 tackles and a forced fumble at No. 9 Georgia Had five tackles in 11 of 12 games this season and twice had 10 or more tackles Had a career 1.5 tackles for loss against Tulsa Notched 10 tackles in the road victory at Louisiana Tech
2012: Was the second-leading tackler on the team with 90, a career high Had two sacks and 7.5 tackles for a loss, which was third on the team Played in 12 games and started the final 11 of the year Recorded 10 tackles against ULM Finished the season with two interceptions and five PBU's Had nine tackles against Arkansas State Had four tackles against MTSU along with two tackles for a loss At Houston he had nine tackles, one for a loss, and one PBU Grabbed his first career interception in the win over Florida Atlantic, to go along with nine tackles Had a career-high 12 tackles again Troy, one sack, and one PBU Tied his career high with seven tackles against LSU and again with seven tackles against Texas Southern Notched his first career sack against Texas Southern and had 2.0 tackles for a loss.
2011: Played in 10 games as a freshman bringing in 20 tackles and 2.5 for a loss Registered seven tackles and a 1-yard tackle for loss versus Western Kentucky Started the final three games of the season at middle linebacker, and had 13 of his 20 tackles in that three-game stretch
High School: Was a two-way talent in high school, earning first-team all-district honors as both an offensive lineman and linebacker As a linebacker, Akunne racked up 111 tackles, including 17 for losses and 3.5 sacks in 2010 Son of Sylvester and Philomena Akunne