News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Blough throws for 468 yards, 5 touchdowns
Student-athletes, coaches, administrators kick off school year
Freshman J.D. Dellinger made his first seven field goal attempts Saturday
The team hit the road for the day for the third time in three years
2015: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in all 12 games, making one start … had 18 total tackles on the season, including 10 solo, with 2.5 tackles for loss, two sacks and a fumble forced … tallied three tackles at Marshall on Sept. 6 … recorded three tackles, 1.5 TFLs, a sack and a fumble forced vs. Virginia Tech on Sept. 19 … had a season-high six tackles against Bowling Green on Sept. 26 … finished with two solo tackles at Wisconsin on Oct. 17 … had three tackles, two solo, vs. Illinois on Nov. 7 … had one solo tackle at Northwestern on Nov. 14.
2014: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in five games on special teams … recorded two tackles, one solo, at Minnesota on Oct. 18.
2013: Did not play.
High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN.com … three-star recruit by Rivals.com … helped lead Miami Central High School Class 6A state titles his sophomore and senior seasons … finished with 68 total tackles, a fumble forced, a fumble recovered and two interceptions as a senior … recorded 87 tackles with two fumbles recovered and two interceptions as a junior.
Personal: Given name is Da’Wan Daniel Hunte ... born May 8, 1995 ... majoring in mass communication.