Spencer Dawson
Spencer  Dawson


LaFontaine, Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205



Fifty-Nine Purdue Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Cross Country (21) & Football (20) lead the way with the most honorees.


Football Game Notes - At Indiana

Purdue closes out its 2011 regular season against rival Indiana with the Old Oaken Bucket and a shot at bowl eligibility on the line.


Football Game Notes - Vs. Iowa

Saturday marks the final game at Ross-Ade Stadium for 22 seniors.


Senior Day Specials

Three ticket promotions available for final home game of 2011 season.

2010: Did not play after joining the team as a walkon.

High School: Earned three varsity letters in football amd was the starting quarterback all three seasons ... academic all-conference as a junior and senior and academic all-state as a senior ... two-time All-Three Rivers Conference and all-county honoree ... senior season completed 67 of 142 passing attempts for 980 yards and four touchdowns ... also rushed for six touchdowns as a senior ... Was 72 of 160 for 991 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior ... team captain and offensive MVP senior season ... also earned three varsity letters in basketball and one in track.

Personal: Full name is Spencer Ross Dawson ... born May 5, 1989 in Peru, Ind. ... health and fitness major ... father, Brian, was a walkon center for the Boilermakers from 1973-74 ... brother, Nicholas, played football at Wabash from 2000-03.


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