B.J. Knauf
B.J. Knauf


Winter Haven, Fla.

High School:
Sante Fe Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 183

Wide Receiver


Team Black Blanks Team Gold, 14-0

Running back Akeem Hunt finished with 134 yards rushing on 19 carries with one touchdown.


Fall Camp Report - 8/18/2012

Saturday was the next-to-last day of preseason camp for the Purdue football team.


NIU @ Purdue

USATSI Gallery


Purdue vs. Cincinnati - 08/31/13

Purdue vs. Cincinnati - 08/31/13

2012: Did not play.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in football ... three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... played quarterback in high school ... rushed for 1,769 yards, threw for 861 yards and scored 33 total touchdowns as a senior ... averaged 11.1 yards per carry as a senior and finished with 27 rushing touchdowns ... also recorded 90 tackles as a defensive back ... 2011 Associated Press All-State Class 2A football team ... PolkPrep.com's Small School Co-Offensive Player of The Year in 2011 ... 2011 Florida Athletic Coaches Association 2A Player of the Year ... ran the fastest 40 time at the University of Miami (Fla.) summer camp ... rushed for 1,500 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior ... honorable mention all-state and third team All-Polk County as a sophomore after rushing for 778 yards ... had over 1,500 all-purpose yards as a freshman, earning honorable mention All-Polk County honors ... has run a 10.7 100-meter dash and 21.54 in the 200 ... won the state championship in the 100-meters and finished runnerup in the long jump as a junior ... holds school records in the 100m, 200m, long jump and 4x100m relay ... high school football coach was William Dickerson ... National Honor Society member ... was president of his senior class.

Personal: Given name is Benjamin Joseph Knauf ... born Sept. 17, 1993 ... academic interests include nutrition, fitness and health ... enjoys outdoor activities.