Saturday is Senior Day in Ross-Ade Stadium
The Boilermakers face their second top-6 opponent this season
The Boilermakers look for their first ranked win since 2011
Saturday is Purdue's latest Homecoming game since 1931
Purdue hosts Nebraska after a bye week for the third straight year
Purdue takes on Northwestern
2015: Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 12 games … finished second on the team with 79 total tackles, 40 solo, with two tackles for loss, a sack, an interception, a fumble forced, a fumble recovered and two PBUs … finished with two tackles at Marshall on Sept. 6 … had five tackles, three solo, and a TFL vs. Indiana State on Sept. 12 … tallied five tackles and returned a fumble 90 yards for a touchdown against Virginia Tech on Sept. 19 … finished with 10 tackles vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 28 … had eight tackles and a PBU at No. 2 Michigan State on Oct. 3 … recorded 10 tackles, eight solo, with a sack and an interception against Minnesota on Oct. 10 … tallied a season-high 11 tackles at Wisconsin on Oct. 17 … had one solo tackle vs. Nebraska on Oct. 31 … finished with six tackles against Illinois on Nov. 7 … recorded six tackles and a fumble forced at Northwestern on Nov. 14 … had seven tackles and a PBU at No. 6 Iowa on Nov. 21 … finished with eight tackles, seven solo, vs. Indiana on Nov. 28.
2014: Appeared in all 12 games, starting six … finished with 43 tackles, 27 solo, 3 TFLs, 1.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, an interception and a PBU … made first collegiate tackle against Western Michigan on Aug. 30 … had two tackles, one solo, and .5 sack against No. 11 Notre Dame on Sept. 13 … had one tackle against Southern Illinois on Sept. 20 … made one solo tackle against Iowa on Sept. 27 … recorded four solo tackles against No. 8 Michigan State on Oct. 11 … finished with 10 tackles, five solo, a forced fumble and 1.5 TFLs at Minnesota on Oct. 18 … recorded a career-high 12 tackles, four solo, at No. 17 Nebraska on Nov. 1 … made two solo tackles against No. 25 Wisconsin on Nov. 8 … finished with a career-high seven solo tackles with a TFL, a forced fumble, a PBU, and his first career interception against Northwestern on Nov. 22 … had three tackles, two solo, at Indiana on Nov. 29.
2013: Did not play.
High School: Listed as a three-star prospect by ESPN.com … named 6-AAAAA All-Region first team.
Personal: Given name is Danny Ikenna Ezechukwu ... born Dec. 7, 1994 … majoring in industrial management/science.