News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Come meet and support the 2012 Boilermakers prior to Saturday's Old Oaken Bucket game against Indiana.
The Old Oaken Bucket and a trip to a bowl are on the line for the Boilermakers this weekend.
High winds may have kept the Purdue football team inside for practice Monday afternoon, but they didn't blow away the team's chance to get better.
2011: Appeared in two games against Middle Tennessee and Southeast Missouri ... did not record any statistics.
2010: Appeared in five games as a reserve and one special teams ... recorded three total tackles.
2009: Enrolled at Purdue in January and took part in spring practice ... recorded nine tackles (5 solo, 4 assists), including 1.5 for loss and 1.0 sack ... recorded sack vs. Northwestern on Oct. 3 ... had season-high two tackles (1 solo, 1 assist) at Michigan on Nov. 7.
High School: Three-star prospect and ranked the No. 35 weakside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com ... All-Broward County as senior after recording 102 tackles with two interceptions ... had 21 receptions as tight end ... totaled 120 tackles, including six sacks, his junior year ... coach was Greg McGirt ... reminds coaching staff of former Boilermaker defensive end Shaun Phillips (2000-03), who now plays for the San Diego Chargers.
Personal: Given name is Antwon Andrew Higgs ... born Dec. 24, 1990 ... health and fitness major.