B.J. Knauf
B.J.  Knauf


Winter Haven, Fla.

High School:
Sante Fe Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 187

Wide Receiver


Spring 2016 Graduates

81 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree


Football Game Notes - vs. Indiana

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


Team Black Blanks Team Gold, 14-0

Running back Akeem Hunt finished with 134 yards rushing on 19 carries with one touchdown.


Fall Camp Report - 8/18/2012

Saturday was the next-to-last day of preseason camp for the Purdue football team.


Football vs. Michigan State

Purdue Football versus Michigan State on October 11, 2014


NIU @ Purdue

USATSI Gallery


Purdue vs. Cincinnati - 08/31/13

Purdue vs. Cincinnati - 08/31/13

2013: Appeared in eight games, making seven starts ... caught 14 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown ... rushed 14 times for 92 yards and a score ... returned 10 kickoffs for 195 yards ... had three rushes for 17 yards and one reception for six yards at Cincinnati on Aug. 31 ... caught one pass for for 19 yards and had four carries for 26 yards and a touchdown against Indiana State on Sept. 7 ... had four receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown and rushed twice for six yards against No. 21 Notre Dame on Sept. 14 ... had two carries for 41 yards and two receptions for 16 yards against Northern Illinois on Sept. 28 ... had a 16-yard reception against No. 4 Ohio State on Nov. 2 ... caught two passes for 16 yards vs. Iowa on Nov. 9 ... had two receptions for nine yards at Penn State on Nov. 16.

2012: Did not play.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in football ... three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... played quarterback in high school ... rushed for 1,769 yards, threw for 861 yards and scored 33 total touchdowns as a senior ... averaged 11.1 yards per carry as a senior and finished with 27 rushing touchdowns ... also recorded 90 tackles as a defensive back ... 2011 Associated Press All-State Class 2A football team ... PolkPrep.com's Small School Co-Offensive Player of The Year in 2011 ... 2011 Florida Athletic Coaches Association 2A Player of the Year ... ran the fastest 40 time at the University of Miami (Fla.) summer camp ... rushed for 1,500 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior ... honorable mention all-state and third team All-Polk County as a sophomore after rushing for 778 yards ... had over 1,500 all-purpose yards as a freshman, earning honorable mention All-Polk County honors ... has run a 10.7 100-meter dash and 21.54 in the 200 ... won the state championship in the 100-meters and finished runnerup in the long jump as a junior ... holds school records in the 100m, 200m, long jump and 4x100m relay ... high school football coach was William Dickerson ... National Honor Society member ... was president of his senior class.

Personal: Given name is Benjamin Joseph Knauf ... born Sept. 17, 1993 ... majoring applied exercise and health.


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