Boilermakers set to host Buckeyes at noon in Ross-Ade Stadium.
Boilermakers to face a ranked foe for a third straight week.
Boilermakers face a ranked opponent for a second straight week.
Boilermakers host the 23rd-ranked Illini on Homecoming Weekend.
Boilermakers head to Happy Valley for the first time since 2007
2010: Appeared in nine games as a reserve and on special teams ... returned a team-high 14 punts for 60 yards and one kickoff for 23 yards ... had a career-long 22-yard punt return against No. 7 Wisconsin on Nov. 6.
2009: Appeared in 10 games as reserve and on special teams... ranked seventh in Big Ten with 4.6-yard punt return average (11 returns for 51 yards) ... returned two punts for 25 yards (12.5 average) vs. Northwestern on Oct. 3 ... had one reception for 11 yards vs. Ohio State on Oct. 17.
2008: Appeared as reserve and had two receptions for 13 yards vs. Indiana on Nov. 22.
2007: Did not play.
High School: Three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... ranked as No. 15 player in New Jersey by Rivals.com ... ranked as No. 31 prospect in New Jersey by Scout.com ... named all-area, all-county, all-conference and second team all-state after catching 52 passes for 797 yards (15.3 average) and 10 touchdowns as senior ... first team all-area, all-county and all-conference junior season ... had 61 receptions for 819 yards (13.4 average) and 10 touchdowns as junior ... also played defensive back ... coach was Darnell Grant ... prep teammate of fellow Boilermaker Dwayne Beckford ... involved in National Football Foundation "Play It Smart" mentoring program.
Personal: Given name is Waynelle Akeem Gravesande ... born March 8, 1989 ... sociology major ... enjoys spending time with friends and playing video games.