Although still raw, he is a good-sized athlete and will definitely get looks from NFL scouts, but Anunike needs to prove he can stay healthy.
A former tight end, Anunike led the ACC in sacks through the first four games last year before a knee injury sidelined him for the remainder of the season. And despite playing in only four games, he still finished tops on the Blue Devils' roster last year with 4.0 sacks.
Anunike was recruited as a tight end out of Ohio and chose Duke over Indiana, Pittsburgh and West Virginia. After spending 2008 and 2009 on offense, he made the transition to defensive end in 2010 where he served as a back-up. Anunike jumped out to a fast start last season when he became a starter, but the knee injury forced him to the sidelines, his second career knee issue.
12/13/2013 - 2013 ALL-ACC SECOND TEAM (COACHES): DE (Tie)-Kenny Anunike, Sr.-R, Duke (15)...Anunike, a 6-5, 260-pound redshirt senior from Galena, Ohio, leads Duke in sacks for the third straight year, totaling 6.0 to go with a team-high 13.5 tackles for loss and 66 tackles, three quarterback hurries, one forced fumble, two pass breakups and one blocked field goal. He has a tackle for loss in nine of 13 games this season, including a season-high 2.5 with 2.0 sacks in the 28-21 win at Wake Forest. Anunike was an All-ACC honorable mention selection in 2012. - Duke football