Langston Newton
Langston Newton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Last College:
Kentucky

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 265

Position:
Defensive End



04/05/2014

Offense Rallies to Win Jersey Scrimmage

Raheem Mostert had a pair of rushing touchdowns for the offense on Saturday

03/06/2014

Football Opens Spring Practice

The Boilermakers were inside Mollenkopf for the opening day of practices.

2014: Transferred mid-year to Purdue ... was granted a waiver to play in the fall of 2014.

2013 (Kentucky): Did not play.

2012 (Kentucky): Did not play.

High School: First-team all-state as a senior at Carmel (Ind.) HS ... helped lead Carmel to a 14-1 record and state championship in Class AAAAA ... a disruptive presence in the defensive line, combining good size, strength and athletic ability ... Played end, tackle and noseguard at various times ... projected as an end in the collegiate ranks ... No. 6 prospect in Indiana and the No. 28 strongside defensive end in the nation by 24/7 Sports ... No. 8 in Indiana and the No. 40 strongside end nationally by Rivals.com ... rated as the No. 69 overall prospect in the six-state Midwest area by SuperPrep ... helped Carmel to the state finals his soph season ... Coached by Kevin Wright ... selected for the Indiana North-South All-Star Game ... Also outstanding in track and field, as he had full scholarship offers in that sport from nationally prominent schools ... won the state championship in both the shot put and discus throw as a senior ... holds the school records in both events ... president of the school's Diversity Focus Group.

Personal: Son of John and Ruby Newton ... John played college football at Grambling State University ... Langston is the brother of former Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton.