Brian Lankford-Johnson
Brian  Lankford-Johnson


St. Paul, Minn.

High School:
Palm Bay (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190



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Position group is the deepest on offensive side


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Early Takeaways Spring FB over EKU 45-24

First-quarter interceptions helped Purdue build an early 21-0 lead

• Appeared in all 12 games, making one start.
• Rushed 48 times for 314 yards (6.5 average) and two touchdowns on the year.
• Also caught 11 passes for 90 yards.
• Recorded four carries for 58 yards and a touchdown vs. Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 3.
• Had five carries for five yards and one reception for 16 yards vs. Nevada on Sept. 24.
• Was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week after rushing for 127 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries at Illinois on Oct. 8.
• Finished with three carries for nine yards and three receptions for 47 yards vs. Illinois on Oct. 15.
• Had six carries for 43 yards vs. Northwestern on Nov. 12.
• Recorded five carries for 41 yards vs. No. 6 Wisconsin on Nov. 19.
• Rushed six times for 29 yards and had three receptions for 13 yards at Indiana on Nov. 26.

• As a senior, rushed 168 times for 1,814 yards and 22 touchdowns during the regular season.
• Rushed for 280 yards and four touchdowns against Viera High.
• Had 226 yards and four scores against Melbourne and 211 with four scores against Rockledge.
• Rushed for 192 yards and three touchdowns against Space Coast.

• Given name is Brian Lankford-Johnson.
• Born Sept. 27, 1997.
• Is undecided on major.


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