Emeka attended the University of Louisiana, where he played for the UL-L Ragin Cajuns, as an elite pass rusher. As a senior in 2012 for the University of Louisiana, led the defensive line in the state of Louisiana in tackles and tackles for loss, 1st-Team All Sun Belt Conference, 1st-Team All-LSWA Louisiana. Participated in the elite Texas vs. the Nation All Star Game. Finished his career with 69 tackles, 11 sacks, 23 for loss, 3 forced fumbles, and a 1 interception returned for 11 yards. In 2012, 6.5 sacks. Player of the Week Honors vs #7 ranked Florida Gators, finished game with a whopping 9 tackles, and 2.5 qb sacks.