Ownership Submission
FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
MRKONIC GEORGE R JR
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AUTOZONE INC [AZO]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
123 SOUTH FRONT STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/02/2012
(Street)

MEMPHIS, TN 38103
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 04/02/2012   A   135.3 (1) A (2) $ 378.72 (3) 9,548 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
MRKONIC GEORGE R JR
123 SOUTH FRONT STREET
MEMPHIS, TN 38103
  X      

Signatures

 /s/ George R. Mrkonic Jr.   04/03/2012
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Restricted stock units (fully vested on the date of grant) issued to the reporting person in accordance with the AutoZone, Inc. 2011 Equity Incentive Award Plan and the AutoZone, Inc. 2011 Director Compensation Program in lieu of quarterly retainer fees in an aggregate amount equal to $51,250. The number of shares of the issuer's common stock underlying the restricted stock unit award is equal to the reporting person's aggregate quarterly retainer fee, divided by the closing market price of a share of the issuer's common stock on April 2, 2012.
(2) The shares will be delivered to the reporting person immediately upon the date on which the reporting person ceases to be a director for any reason, provided that such reporting person incurs a "separation from service" from the issuer (within the meaning of Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code and the related Treasury Regulations) (the "Termination Date"), unless the reporting person has irrevocably elected in writing by December 31, 2011 to defer the delivery of such shares: (1) in a single lump-sum payment on the fifth anniversary of the Termination Date; (2) in a single lump-sum payment on the tenth anniversary of the Termination Date; or (3) in two equal installments on each of the fifth and tenth anniversaries of the Termination Date.
(3) The price per share is equal to the closing market price of a share of the issuer's common stock on April 2, 2012.

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