John Strauser
John  Strauser


Champaign, Ill.

High School:
St. Thomas More

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 270

Defensive End


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.

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 for tackles as a junior (146) 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 Pitt ... majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.