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David Blough
David  Blough

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Carrollton, Texas

High School:
Creekview

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
QB

12/15/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

12/13/2017

2017 Iconic Plays

Sindelar to Herdman capped Blough's final drive

12/07/2017

2017 Iconic Plays

Longest offensive scoring play of 2017 was a thriller

12/06/2017

60 Earn Academic All-B1G Accolades

Benner, Carpenter, Evans, Ezechukwu, Korolas, Sheridan and Sindelar headline the list

12/01/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

10/07/2017

Purdue vs. Minnesota

USATSI Photos from Purdue vs. Minnesota. Saturday Oct. 7, 2017

2016
• Academic All-Big Ten.
• Started all 12 games.
• Led the Big Ten in passing average per game (279.3).
• Completed 295 of 517 passes (.570) for 3,352 yards and 25 touchdowns with 21 interceptions.
• Passing total was seventh in school history and touchdowns tied for fifth.
• Rushed for 20 yards and four touchdowns on 80 attempts.
• Was 25 of 43 for 245 yards and one touchdown vs. Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 3. Scored a pair of rushing touchdowns as well.
• Completed 32 of 57 attempts for 401 yards and two touchdowns against Cincinnati on Sept. 10.
• Went 21 of 30 for 300 yards and two touchdowns vs. Nevada on Sept. 24.
• Completed 18 of 30 attempts for 132 yards and one touchdown at Maryland on Oct. 1.
• Was 22 of 35 for 220 yards and one touchdown at Illinois on Oct. 8. Also scored one rushing touchdown.
• Went 30 of 59 for a career-high 458 yards and five touchdowns vs. Iowa on Oct. 15.
• Completed 25 of 43 attempts for 309 yards and two touchdowns at No. 8 Nebraska on Oct. 22.
• Was 34 of 50 for 281 yards and two touchdowns vs. No. 24 Penn State on Oct. 29.
• Finished 29 of 48 for 391 yards and four touchdowns at Minnesota on Nov. 5.
• Went 21 of 36 for 184 yards and one touchdown vs. Northwestern on Nov. 12. Also scored a rushing touchdown.
• Completed 14 of 30 passes for 206 yards and two touchdowns against No. 6 Wisconsin on Nov. 19.
• Was 24 of 45 for 225 yards and two touchdowns at Indiana on Nov. 26.

2015
• Academic All-Big Ten.
• Appeared in 10 games, making eight starts.
• Took over as the starting quarterback in the fourth game of the season vs. Bowling Green.
• Completed 169 of 293 passing attempts (.577) for 1,574 yards with 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions on the year.
• Rushed for 94 yards on 67 attempts with four touchdowns.
• Made first collegiate appearance as a reserve against Indiana State on Sept. 12.
• Was 3 of 7 for 11 yards as a reserve vs. Virginia Tech on Sept. 19.
• Threw for a then-career-high 340 yards and a pair of touchdowns in first start against Bowling Green on Sept. 26. Completed 29 of 39 passes with one interception against the Falcons.
• Was 15 of 31 for 136 yard with a touchdown and an interception at No. 2 Michigan State on Oct. 3.
• Finished 21 of 49 for 207 yards with a touchdown and three picks vs. Minnesota on Oct. 10.
• Completed 15 of 31 passing attempts for 136 yards at Wisconsin on Oct. 17.
• Named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week after going 28 of 43 for 274 yards and four touchdowns, including a career-long 83-yard strike to DeAngelo Yancey, against Nebraska on Oct. 31. Also rushed for 82 yards on 10 carries against the Huskers, including a 56-yard touchdown, to become the first Purdue player to account for five touchdowns in a game since quarterback Curtis Painter did so against Indiana on Nov. 22, 2008.
• Completed 29 of 47 attempts for 174 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions vs. Illinois on Nov. 7.
• Went 26 of 45 for 287 yards with a touchdown and an interception at Northwestern on Nov. 14. Tossed a 68-yard touchdown pass to Domonique Young on Purdue’s first offensive play from scrimmage against the Wildcats.
• Was 3 of 5 for nine yards at No. 6 Iowa on Nov. 21 before leaving the game with a head injury.
• Did not play against Indiana on Nov. 28.

2014
• Did not play.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-year letterwinner.
• Three-star prospect by 247Sports.com, ESPN, Rivals.com and Scout.com.
• Named Elite 11 quarterback.
• Four-time winner of Crimson Honor in football.
• Week 10 Texas High School Player of the Week as a senior.
• Two-time team MVP his junior and senior year.
• Threw for 17 touchdowns as a junior.
• Threw for 14 touchdowns as a senior.
• Amassed 57 total touchdowns in high school career.
• Totaled 5,800 yards in high school career.
• Coach was Jay Cline.
• Played for the same high school as former Purdue defensive end Ryan Russell.

PERSONAL
• Given name is David Marshall Blough.
• Born July 31, 1995.
• Is majoring in organizational leadership.
• Enjoys magic tricks, ping pong, chess and golf.
• Has volunteered for five mission trips to South Africa with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
• Selected to speak at the 2017 Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon and received a standing ovation for his speech on football as a microcosm of life.

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