Purdue travels to East Lansing for the third time in four meetings
The game is the annual Hammer Down Cancer day
Saturday is Family Day at Ross-Ade Stadium
Austin Appleby threw four touchdown passes Saturday
The home opener is Military Appreciation and Band Day
2014: Started all 12 games … finished the season with 54 tackles, 41 solo, 5.5 TFL’s, 1.5 sacks, a fumble recovery and 10 PBU’s … matched career-high of two PBU’s in three games … made one solo tackle against Western Michigan on Aug. 30 ... recorded six tackles, four solo, and one TFL against Central Michigan on Sept. 6 … had five tackles, four solo, 2.5 TFL’s and two PBU’s against No. 11 Notre Dame on Sept. 13 … made five solo tackles with 1.5 TFL’s and one PBU against Southern Illinois on Sept. 20 … recorded three solo tackles and one PBU against Iowa on Sept. 27 … made six tackles, four solo, at Illinois on Oct. 4 … had seven tackles, five solo, and two PBU’s against No. 8 Michigan State on Oct. 11 … recorded four tackles, three solo, and two PBU’s at Minnesota on Oct 18 … made one solo tackle at No. 17 Nebraska on Nov. 1 … finished with a season–high eight tackles, seven solo, and one PBU against No. 25 Wisconsin on Nov. 8 … had five tackles, three solo and one PBU at Indiana on Nov. 29.
2013: Appeared in all 12 games, making 10 starts … Purdue’s leading returning tackler for the 2014 season, finished second on the team with 69 stops, including 51 solo tackles … had 3.0 tackles for loss, a fumble forced and three PBU’s on the year … had two tackles in the opener at Cincinnati on Aug. 31 … finished with four tackles, three solo and one for loss, against Indiana State on Sept. 7 … had seven tackles, six solo, against No. 21 Notre Dame on Sept. 14 … finished with four solo tackles at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21 … had six tackles, four solo and one for loss, against Northern Illinois on Sept. 28 … finished with a career-high nine tackles, eight solo, and forced a fumble against Nebraska on Oct. 12 … had six tackles, four solo, and a PBU at Michigan State on Oct. 19 … recorded seven tackles, six solo, against No. 4 Ohio State on Nov. 2 … had a pair of PBU’s and six tackles against Iowa on Nov. 9 … finished with seven tackles at Penn State on Nov. 16 … had eight tackles, five solo, against Illinois on Nov. 23 … wrapped up the season with three unassisted tackles, including one for loss, at Indiana on Nov. 30 .
2012: Appeared in 10 games as a reserve … recorded six tackles on the season, including four solo stops … finished with three solo tackles against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 … had an unassisted tackle in the Heart of Dallas Bowl against Oklahoma State on Jan. 1, 2013.
High School: 2011 second team All-Hillsborough County ... selected to the FACA District 15 All-Star Game ... recorded 25 tackles, including 15 solo stops, with a pair of interceptions and three passes defended as a senior … also gained 911 yards on 139 carries with 14 touchdowns and finished with 18 receptions for 239 yards and a score in 2011 … averaged 24.1 yards per kickoff return, with a long of 86 yards as a senior … finished with 69 total tackles, including 62 solo stops, with an interception and a PBU as a junior … also caught four passes for 52 yards in 2010 high school coach was Earl Garcia ... has run a 10.58 in the 100-meters and 21.60 in the 200.
Personal: Given name is Anthony Shaquille Brown ... born Dec. 15, 1993 ... majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.