Purdue takes on Indiana for the 117th time in series history.
News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Alstott, Avril and Keyes among those being recognized.
Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.
News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in 11 games ... completed 21 of 38 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns ... rushed 38 times for 74 yards and touchdown ... caught six passes for 65 yards ... completed 7 of 9 passes for 77 yards with an interception and touchdown against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1. Also rushed five times for 11 yards ... finished 2 of 6 for 26 yards against Eastern Michigan ... was 2 for 2 for nine yards against Michigan on Oct. 6 ... went 5 for 6 for 52 yards with a touchdown to go along with six carries for 17 yards and one reception for 11 yards at Minnesota on Oct. 27 ... caught a career-high five passes for 54 yards against Penn State on Nov. 3 ... rushed five times for 16 yards and was 1 of 2 passing for 13 yards at Iowa on Nov. 10 ... threw a 25-yard touchdown pass and rushed for a one-yard score against Indiana on Nov. 24.
2011: Voted co-captain by his teammates following spring drills ... missed the entire season after injuring his knee a week before the opener against Middle Tennessee.
2010: Appeared in 11 games, making seven starts ... team Leonard Wilson Award winner (unselfishness and dedication) ... first Purdue quarterback in school history to lead the team in both rushing and passing yardage in a season ... completed 86 of 162 pass attempts (53.1 percent) for 996 yards with eight touchdowns and seven interceptions ... rushed for 547 yards and four touchdowns on 104 attempts (5.3 yards per carry) ... rushed three times for 16 yards at Notre Dame on Sept. 4 ... completed his first collegiate pass for yards and rushed five times for 19 yards against Western Illinois on Sept. 11 ... had 10 carries for 57 yards and finished 3 of 6 passing for 89 yards, including a season-long 76-yard touchdown, against Ball State on Sept. 18 ... finished 17 of 31 for 140 yards with a touchdown and an interception against Toledo on Sept. 25. Also rushed 13 times for 67 yards against the Rockets ... took over the starting quarterback position for the injured Robert Marve and finished with 132 yards rushing, second most by a Purdue quarterback in school history, and a touchdown on 16 carries in a come-from-behind win at Northwestern on Oct. 9. Had a season-high 67-yard rush against the Wildcats and finished the game 6 of 18 passing for 47 yards with an interception ... named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week after throwing for 163 yards with a touchdown on 13 of 20 passing while rushing for 57 yards and three scores on 17 carries against Minnesota on Oct. 16 ... severely injured the index finger on his throwing hand (deep laceration) at No. 11 Ohio State on Oct. 23. Was 9 of 18 passing for 58 yards and had five carries for 26 yards before having to depart due to injury ... started and rushed for nine yards on two carries at Illinois on Oct. 30, but had to sit out the majority of the game because of finger injury ... returned to action against Michigan on Nov. 13 after missing the Wisconsin game on Nov. 6. Rushed 12 times for 75 yards, finished 5 of 9 passing for 54 yards and caught a pass for 11 yards against the Wolverines ... finished 16 of 26 for 189 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions at No. 11 Michigan State on Nov. 20. Rushed 12 times for 53 yards against the Spartans ... threw for a season-high 252 yards and three touchdowns against Indiana on Nov. 27. Finished 16 of 30 passing and rushed nine times for 28 yards.
2009: Did not play.
High School: Three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... ranked No. 96 on the Miami Herald's 2009 top 100 Florida players ... Mr. Florida finalist and first team all-state after passing for 2,600 yards and 24 touchdowns as senior ... rushed for 350 yards and six touchdowns ... named to Reebok Florida Phenoms third team ... passed for 1,100 yards and 10 touchdowns while also rushing for 250 yards and five scores his junior year ... two-time all-county selection in football ... led team to state finals his senior season ... also played free safety and wide receiver as freshman and sophomore ... first team all-division his freshman and sophomore seasons ... coach was John Brantley ... also participated in basketball and track and field.
Personal: Given name is Robert Wayne Henry III ... born Jan. 26, 1990 ... building construction management major.