The Boilermakers open the season on Sunday, Sept. 6, at Marshall
The offense ran 110 plays for 619 yards Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium
The Boilermakers went full contact for the first time this fall
Purdue takes on Indiana for the 117th time in series history.
2014: Appeared in all 12 games as a special teams player … finished the season with three tackles, including two solo … recorded his first collegiate solo tackle on a kickoff against Western Michigan on Aug. 30 … had one solo tackle against No. 11 Notre Dame on Sept. 13 … made one tackle at Minnesota on Oct. 18.
High School: Four-year letterwinner … three-star prospect by 247Sports.com and ESPN.com … Class 5A first team Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State as a senior … Class 5A first team Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State as a senior … rushed for 1,479 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior … had 650 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior … led team to 5A state championship as a senior … coach was Olten Downs … also was a four-year letterwinner in baseball.
Personal: Given name is Dexter Phillip Knox Jr. … born Nov. 27, 1995 … undecided on his major.