Joey Elliott
Joey  Elliott

RS Senior

Evansville, Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 216



Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


FB Hosts Old Oaken Bucket Game on Saturday

Saturday is Senior Day in Ross-Ade Stadium


FB Heads to Iowa City to Face No. 6 Iowa

The Boilermakers face their second top-6 opponent this season


FB Makes First Trip to Evanston Since 2010

The Boilermakers look for their first ranked win since 2011


Illinois Comes to Town for Homecoming

Saturday is Purdue's latest Homecoming game since 1931

Quoting Coach Nord: "A student of the game who possesses a lot of moxie ... always plays and practices with energy and enthusiasm ... a lot of fun to coach and a great leader and teammate."

2009: Team co-captain.

2008: Received team's Most Improved Award - Offense for spring season ... Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in three games as backup to Curtis Painter ... completed 8 of 15 passes (53.3 percent) for 81 yards ... had seven carries for 13 yards (1.9 average) ... scored first collegiate touchdown on a 2-yard rush against Northern Colorado on Sept. 6 ... was 3 of 5 for 46 yards vs. Penn State on Oct. 4 ... suffered season-ending right shoulder separation at Northwestern on Oct. 18.

2007: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in four games as backup to Curtis Painter ... completed 13 of 24 passes (54.2 percent) for 147 yards with one touchdown and one interception ... played at Toledo on Sept. 1, vs. Eastern Illinois on Sept. 8, vs. Iowa on Oct. 20 and at Michigan on Oct. 13 ... completed 12 of 19 passes for 140 yards and a touchdown at Michigan.

2006: Appeared in three games as backup to Curtis Painter ... completed 6 of 10 passes for 72 yards with one touchdown and one interception ... completed 4 of 5 passes for 50 yards and a touchdown vs. Indiana State on Sept. 2 ... also played at Iowa on Oct. 7 and at Northwestern on Oct. 14.

2005: Did not play.

High School: Ranked as No. 18 pro-style quarterback in nation and No. 5 player in Indiana by Rivals.com ... No. 34 overall prospect in Midwest by Prep Football Report ... first team all-state as senior ... completed 233 of 411 passes (56.7 percent) for 2,899 yards and 33 touchdowns ... completed 222 of 398 passes (55.8 percent) for 2,689 yards and 28 touchdowns his junior year ... led team to 11 come-from-behind victories last two seasons ... career totals included 7,797 passing yards (No. 12 in state history) and 80 touchdowns ... coach was Harvey Robbins ... also participated in basketball and baseball ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Given name is Joseph Preston Elliott ... born Aug. 2, 1986 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... served as a counselor at Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux, La., in July of 2009 ... mother, Janet, played tennis at Western Kentucky and coached at Franklin College ... father, John, has been a high school football coach for 32 years ... was an assistant coach for state champion runner-up Hamilton Southeastern in 1979 and for championship squad in 1981 ... also has coached at Franklin, South Decatur and Tell City.


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