David Yancey
David  Yancey


Schererville, Ind.

High School:
Lake Central

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 215



Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Gold Beats Black 33-24 in Kick Scrimmage

Freshman J.D. Dellinger made his first seven field goal attempts Saturday


FB Spring Update - Practice 10

The next practice is Saturday's 11 a.m. Jersey Scrimmage at Ross-Ade Stadium


Offense Dominant in Jersey Scrimmage

The offense ran 110 plays for 619 yards Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium


Spring Football Update - Day Seven

The running backs are working to reload the stable this spring.

2015: Appeared in 11 games as a reserve and on special teams … had five carries for 13 yards and two receptions for 11 yards on the season ... recorded one carry for three yards against Indiana State on Sept. 12 … had two rushes for 10 yards and two receptions for 11 yards against Illinois on Nov. 7 … had one carry for one yard at Northwestern on Nov. 14.

2014: Appeared in eight games on special teams before injuring his knee in the Nebraska game … recorded one kick return for 17 yards against Southern Illinois on Sept. 20.

2013: Mid-year enrollee …did not play.

High School: Three-star prospect and the No. 22 player in Indiana by Rivals.com … three-star recruit and No. 92 running back in the nation by Scout.com … three-star prospect by ESPN.com … rushed for 1,345 yards and 16 touchdowns while helping to lead Lake Central High School to a Duneland Conference championship as a junior in 2011 … finished with 1,168 yards and 17 touchdowns in 2012 before injury derailed senior season..

Personal: Given name is David Rashad Yancey ... born Jan. 25, 1995 … majoring in building construction management technology.



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