Uche Ndukwe , DL, Princeton

  • Ht: 6’3”
  • Wt: 285 lbs.
  • Hometown:
    Natick, MA
  • Born: June 30, 1999

Scouting Report: Flexible and strong…impressive burst and short-area quickness…high football IQ…possesses intangibles of strong work ethic, high character and competitive toughness.


Career Summary

2022: Phil Steele Fourth Team All-Ivy…Honorable Mention All-Ivy…Played in nine games…totaled 17 tackles (nine solo, eight assists)…4.5 tackles for loss with three sacks…one forced fumble…one fumble recovery…Recovered his own forced fumble at Lafayette … Had a sack at Stetson, at Columbia and vs. Dartmouth. 

2021: Phil Steele Fourth Team All Ivy…Second Team All-Ivy…Posted 17 tackles, 9.5 for loss and six sacks in six contests … Was seventh in the Ivy League in sacks and ninth in tackles for loss …Had three tackles for a loss vs. Harvard … Collected a fumble recovery at Monmouth … Snagged 2.5 sacks vs. Columbia … Recorded a sack vs. Stetson and Lehigh. 

2020: Ivy League Season canceled due to COVID. 

2019: Saw time in seven games, contributing 12 tackles, five going for loss and three sacks. 

2018: developed on the defensive line in practice and J.V. games during Princeton’s Ivy championship year and first undefeated season since 1964. 

Before Princeton: At Noble and Greenough, earned first-team All-Prep School (New England) and All-ISL (Independent School League) honors while playing defensive end, outside linebacker, and tackle … selected to the FBU All-American Bowl … team captain … also lettered in basketball and crew … class president … Student Life Council member. 

Personal: Son of Obiora and Laurette Ndukwe … has an older sibling Obi and a younger sibling Amarachi … plays the classical upright bass … considering studying either economics or in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Policy.