John Strauser
John Strauser


Champaign, Ill.

High School:
St. Thomas More

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 265

Defensive End


Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards Announced

Purdue had 63 student-athletes earn the award.


Seventy-One Boilermakers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Football led the way for fall honorees.


Football Game Notes - vs. Indiana

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


Football Announces 2013 Recruiting Class

Boilers ink 23, including three early enrollees, in coach Hazell's first class.


Football Adds Three to Roster

QB Danny Etling, DE John Strauser and RB David Yancey all enrolled early at Purdue.

2014: Appeared in all 12 games on the punt team… recorded first career tackle against No. 25 Wisconsin on Nov. 8.

2013: Did not play.

High School: Mid-year enrollee ... three-star prospect and 35th-ranked player in Illinois by Rivals.com ... named an all-area player at St. Thomas More by the News-Gazette following the 2011 and 2012 seasons ... two-way all-conference selection in 2012, setting a school record with 146 tackles as a junior and following up with 142 as a senior ... had eight tackles for loss in 2012 and 24 in his career.

Personal: Given name is John Robert Strauser ... born May 17, 1995 ... uncle, Paul Chryst, is the head football coach at Wisconsin ... majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.


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