Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.
Dec. 8 event to honor 21 seniors.
Team Black will take on Team Gold on Saturday in the Spring Game at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Boilermakers enjoy their day with Dream Season for the 2013 Dream Bowl.
Quarterback Robert Mavre finished 21 of 34 for 212 yards and two touchdowns
2012: Academic All- Big Ten ... appeared 12 games, making three starts ... finished with eight carries for 47 yards and touchdown ... caught three passes for 32 yards on the season ... recorded three tackles on special teams ... scored from seven yards out on only carry against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 ... rushed for 19 yards on four carries against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... had four yards on one carry at Iowa on Nov. 10 ... caught first career pass at Illinois on Nov. 17 ... finished with two receptions for 31 yards and had a 16-yard rush against Indiana on Nov. 24 ... had one carry in the Heart of Dallas Bowl against Oklahoma State on Jen. 1, 2013.
2011: Appeared in four games as a reserve ... recorded first career carry against Minnesota on Oct. 8.
2010: Did not play.
2009: Joined team as walkon ... did not play.
High School: Earned three varsity letters in football ... team won Class 5A state championship as junior and finished runner up sophomore and senior seasons ... voted team captain as senior ... honorable mention all-state as senior ... named most valuable running back junior and senior years ... two-time all-conference honoree ... coach was Mo Moriarty ... prep teammate of fellow Boilermaker John Finch ... four-year member of Honor Roll.
Personal: Given name is Kurt Patrick Freytag ... born Sept. 5, 1990 ... movement and sport science major ... interests include UFC, music, the outdoors, white water rafting and hiking ... father, Carl; mother, Sara; a grandfather; and two uncles are Purdue graduates.