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D.J. Knox
D.J.  Knox

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fairburn, Ga.

High School:
Creekside

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 206

Position:
RB

04/07/2016

FB Spring Update - Practice 10

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

11/23/2015

FB Hosts Old Oaken Bucket Game on Saturday

Saturday is Senior Day in Ross-Ade Stadium

11/16/2015

FB Heads to Iowa City to Face No. 6 Iowa

The Boilermakers face their second top-6 opponent this season

11/09/2015

FB Makes First Trip to Evanston Since 2010

The Boilermakers look for their first ranked win since 2011

11/02/2015

Illinois Comes to Town for Homecoming

Saturday is Purdue's latest Homecoming game since 1931

2015: Appeared in 10 games, making six starts … had 108 carries for 408 yards and two touchdowns on the season … caught 26 passes for 189 yards … rushed for a season-high 102 yards with a touchdown on 22 carries at Marshall on Sept. 6. Also caught a season-high six passes for 36 yards against the Thundering Herd … finished with 16 carries for 91 yards and two receptions for 12 yards vs. Indiana State on Sept. 12 … rushed eight times for 16 yards and had one reception for eight yards against Virginia Tech on Sept. 19 … had 19 carries for 42 yards and six receptions for 54 yards vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 26 … rushed twice for five yards at No. 2 Michigan State on Oct. 3 … rushed for 60 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries and had three catches for 10 yards against Minnesota on Oct. 10 … had 10 carries for 24 yards and two receptions for 35 yards at Wisconsin on Oct. 17 … rushed six times for nine yards and had two catches for three yards at Northwestern on Nov. 14 … had seven carries for 26 yards and one reception for four yards at No. 6 Iowa on Nov. 21 … had 35 rushing yards on five carries and three catches for 27 yards vs. Indiana on Nov. 28.

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.

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