The Boilermakers open the season on Sunday, Sept. 6, at Marshall
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The linebackers look to be one of the top units for Purdue in 2015
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Purdue takes on Indiana for the 117th time in series history.
Purdue takes on Northwestern
2014: Appeared in all 12 games, starting six … finished with 43 tackles, 27 solo, 3 TFL’s, 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 TFL’s 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.