Danny Ezechukwu
Danny  Ezechukwu


Lithonia, Ga.

High School:
Arabia Mountain

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 250



FB Wins in Overtime at Illinois 34-31

Boilermakers win Cannon Trophy game


Offense Beats Defense in Jersey Scrimmage

The offense had 542 total yards and six touchdowns


FB Hosts Old Oaken Bucket Game on Saturday

Saturday is Senior Day in Ross-Ade Stadium


FB Heads to Iowa City to Face No. 6 Iowa

The Boilermakers face their second top-6 opponent this season


FB Makes First Trip to Evanston Since 2010

The Boilermakers look for their first ranked win since 2011


Purdue vs. Northwestern (USATSI)

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.



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