Evan Panfil
Evan  Panfil


New Lenox, Ill.

High School:
Lincoln Way Central

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 262

Defensive End


Spring Practice Update - Day Three

Purdue was in shells for the first time this spring.

2014: Appeared in all 12 games … finished the season with nine tackles, five solo, and a TFL … recorded one solo tackle against Central Michigan on Sept. 6 … made one solo tackle against Iowa on Sept. 27 … had one solo tackle at Minnesota on Oct. 18 … recorded two tackles against No. 17 Nebraska on Nov. 1 … made three tackles, one solo, and a TFL against No. 25 Wisconsin on Nov. 8 … made one solo tackle against Northwestern on Nov. 22.

Appeared in seven games, making one start ... recorded five tackles, all solo, with one TFL on the year.

High School: Three-star prospect and the No. 33-ranked player in Illinois by Rivals.com ... three-star recruit by ESPN.com ... second team all-state in 2012 ... all-conference as a senior had 55 tackles and eight sacks as a senior ... finished with nine sacks as a junior three-year varsity starter ...

Personal: Given name is Evan Julian Panfil ... born March 31, 1995 ... grandfather, Ken, uncle, Vince, and cousin, Jeff, all played football at Purdue ... uncle, Barry Panfil, played for the Miami Hurricanes and won national championships in 1987 and 1989 ... is majoring in business ... enjoys swimming, sports and video games.