The home opener is Military Appreciation and Band Day
Led by a group of 20 seniors, Purdue won its last three games and was invited to the Heart of Dallas Bowl.
Six Boilermakers garner recognition from the Big Ten coaches and media.
The Old Oaken Bucket and a trip to a bowl are on the line for the Boilermakers this weekend.
Purdue vs. OSU
Purdue vs Wisconsin - AP Photo Gallery
AP Photos: Purdue vs. Marshall
Purdue vs. Indiana - AP Photos
2011: Appeared in all 13 games, making six starts ... led Purdue with 584 yards receiving and three touchdowns ... finished second on the team with 44 receptions on the year ... caught at least one pass in all 13 games and averaged 13.3 yards per reception ... also tallied 124 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 30 carries (4.1 avg.) ... hauled in a game-winning 35-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter against Middle Tennessee on Sept. 3 ... had four catches for 76 yards at Rice on Sept. 10 ... caught one pass for 26 yards and rushed three times for 32 yards and a touchdown against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 17 ... posted a career-high 105 yards receiving and a touchdown on seven catches against Notre Dame on Oct. 1 ... finished with four catches for 38 yards against Minnesota on Oct. 8 ... finished with three receptions for 46 yards at Penn State on Oct. 15 ... had 33 receiving yards on three catches against Illinois on Oct. 22 ... finished with two catches for 11 yards at Michigan on Oct. 29 ... had one catch at Wisconsin on Nov. 5 ... posted five receptions for 47 yards in overtime win against Ohio State on Nov. 12 ... had a career-high nine receptions for 97 yards against Iowa on Nov. 19 ... finished with three receptions for 50 yards and a touchdown, while also rushing a season-high six times for 26 yards and another score at Indiana on Nov. 26 ... had one catch for 23 yards against Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 27.
2010: Appeared in all 12 games, making seven starts ... finished third on the team with 32 receptions for 316 yards with a team-high four touchdowns ... averaged 9.9 yards per reception and 26.3 yards per game ... also rushed 36 times for 130 yards ... finished with two receptions for 11 yards and four rushes for 17 yards at Notre dame on Sept. 4 ... filling in at running back, rushed for a career-high 55 yards on eight carries against Ball State on Sept. 18 ... added 47 yards rushing on seven carries against Toledo on Sept. 25 ... caught five passes for 64 yards and a touchdown against Minnesota on Oct. 16 ... finished with a career-high six receptions for 73 yards and a touchdown against No. 7 Wisconsin on Nov. 6 ... had four catches for 20 yards against Michigan on Nov. 13 ... caught five passes for 25 yards and a touchdown at No. 11 Michigan State on Nov. 20 ... had 89 yards receiving and one touchdown on five receptions against Indiana on Nov. 27. Hauled in a career-long 55-yard touchdown pass against the Hoosiers.
2009: Appeared in five games ... caught a 15-yard touchdown pass vs. Toledo on Sept. 5 ... rushed for three yards on two carries.
High School: Rushed 53 times for 488 yards (9.2 average) and five touchdowns as a senior ... led Dunbar High School with 35 receptions for 563 yards (16.1 average), including five for touchdowns ... also returned nine punts for 245 yards (27.2 average) and two scores, and returned nine kickoffs for 322 yards (35.8 average) and two touchdowns ... recorded 38 tackles as defensive back and defended six passes ... 2008 Lee County Offensive Player of the Year ... two-time first team All-Lee County (junior and senior) ... Lee County All-Star Game MVP ... honorable mention All-Southwest Florida as a senior ... team lost in state semi-final game on the last play of the contest ... coach was Phil Vogt ... also played baseball and ran track ... ran a 10.7 in 100m and was a member of one of the top 4x100 relay teams in Florida.
Personal: Given name is Antavian Devorris Edison ... born Sept. 26, 1990 ... health and fitness major ... nickname is "Breeze."