Jackson Anthrop
Jackson  Anthrop


West Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185



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• Academic All-Big Ten.
• Appeared in all 13 games, making 11 starts.
• Had a team-high 47 receptions for 423 yards and five touchdowns.
• Caught at least one pass in all 13 games.
• Rushed 10 times for 17 yards and two touchdowns on the year.
• Scored a pair of touchdowns and had seven receptions for 82 yards in first collegiate game vs. No. 16 Louisville on Sept. 2.
• Recorded four receptions for 39 yards and one touchdown vs. Ohio on Sept. 8.
• Finished with six receptions for 36 yards and a touchdown at Missouri on Sept. 16.
• Had one catch and completed a pass to quarterback David Blough for 24 yards vs. No. 8 Michigan on Sept. 23.
• Caught three passes for 50 yards vs. Minnesota on Oct. 7.
• Had two receptions for 21 yards at No. 7 Wisconsin on Oct. 14.
• Finished with four catches for 39 yards at Rutgers on Oct. 21.
• Recorded six receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown vs. Nebraska on Oct. 28.
• Had two receptions for 23 yards vs. Illinois on Nov. 4.
• Caught two passes for eight yards at Northwestern on Nov. 11.
• Finished with two catches for 18 yards at Iowa on Nov. 18.
• Scored two rushing touchdowns and had five receptions for 20 yards against Indiana on Nov. 25.
• Caught three passes for 32 yards vs. Arizona in the Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 27.

• Did not play.

• As a senior, scored a school-record 55 touchdowns and averaged nine yards per carry while rushing for 2,247 yards.
• Also played safety for the 2015 Class A state champions.
• Named first team Associated Press All-State as a defensive back, wide receiver and running back during high school career.
• Wrapped up Central Catholic career with 105 touchdowns.

• Given named is Jackson Jaymes Anthrop.
• Born Jan. 9, 1997.
• Is planning to major in communications.
• Brother, Danny, was a four-year football letterwinner at Purdue (2012-15).
• Brother, Dru, was a member of the Purdue basketball team (2010-13).
• Brother, Jade, played basketball and baseball at St. Joseph College.
• Parents, John and Jana, are Purdue graduates, as are two aunts and two uncles.
• Father played basketball at Purdue (1977-80).


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