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Jimmy Herman
Jimmy Herman

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
Linebacker



12/10/2014

Sixty-Nine Boilermakers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Football led the way for fall honorees.

11/24/2014

Football Game Notes - vs. Indiana

Purdue takes on Indiana for the 117th time in series history.

12/11/2013

64 Purdue Student-Athletes Named Fall Academic All-Big Ten

Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.

12/20/2012

Football Student-Athletes Make the Grade

Team has solid fall semester in the classroom.

2013: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in all 12 games as a reserve and on special teams ... finished with 13 tackles, 10 solo, on the year ... had a season-high three solo tackles at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21 ... finished with three tackles, two solo, against Illinois on Nov. 23.

2012: Did not play.

High School: Three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... rated by analyst Tom Lemming as one of the top outside linebacker prospects in the nation ... team won the 5A Indiana State Championship his senior season ... had 95 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and four interceptions in 2011 ... 2011 Associated Press Class 5A All-State ... first team all-conference as a junior and senior ... also earned varsity letters in track, running the hurdles and throwing the discus ... finished 10th at the state championship in the discus as a junior ... high school football coach was Kevin Wright ... had a 4.0 grade-point average in high school ... National Honor Society member.

Personal: Given name is James Thomas Herman ... born Dec. 28, 1993 ... parents, Troy and Joanne Herman, are Purdue graduates ... majoring in industrial engineering ... enjoys skiing, bowling and golf.