Akeem Hunt ran for a career-high 102 yards and a touchdown and Danny Etling completed 20 of 29 passes for 163 yards for Purdue.
2006: Appeared in first seven games as reserve before suffering season-ending hip fracture at Northwestern on Oct. 14 ... had 17 tackles (12 solo, 5 assists) and one pass breakup ... recorded career-high six tackles (4 solo, 2 assists) and pass breakup vs. Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 9 ... came up with four tackles (2 solo, 2 assists) at Notre Dame on Sept. 30.
2005: Appeared in eight games as reserve ... had eight tackles (5 solo, 3 assists), including 0.5 for loss, with one interception and one fumble recovery ... recorded season-high two tackles (both solos) vs. Michigan State on Nov. 5 ... equaled season high of two tackles (both solos) and recovered fumble at Indiana on Nov. 19.
2004: Appeared in seven games as reserve ... had six tackles (3 solo, 3 assists) ... recorded two tackles (1 solo, 1 assist) vs. Ball State on Sept. 11 ... came up with season-high three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) vs. Indiana on Nov. 20.
2003: Did not play.
High School: Rated as No. 83 player in Florida by SuperPrep ... first team all-conference as senior after recording 75 tackles, including eight for loss, with four pass breakups and two fumbles recovered ... team captain ... received team's Most Improved Player Award his junior season ... coach was George Clayton.
Personal: Given name is Joshua David Ferguson ... born Dec. 30, 1985 ... law and society major ... interests include playing basketball and video games, weightlifting and watching television.