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Langston Newton
Langston  Newton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Last College:
Kentucky

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 278

Position:
DT

04/09/2016

Offense Edges Defense in Jersey Scrimmage

The offense has never lost the Jersey Scrimmage under Darrell Hazell

11/09/2015

FB Makes First Trip to Evanston Since 2010

The Boilermakers look for their first ranked win since 2011

11/02/2015

Illinois Comes to Town for Homecoming

Saturday is Purdue's latest Homecoming game since 1931

10/26/2015

Football to Host Huskers on Halloween

Purdue hosts Nebraska after a bye week for the third straight year

10/12/2015

Football Heads to Madison

The Boilermakers look for their first Big Ten win of the season

2015: Appeared in three games as a reserve … had an assisted tackle for loss and a fumble forced at Marshall on Sept. 6 … broke up two passes vs. Indiana State on Sept. 12.

2014: Did not play.

Kentucky: Did not play in two seasons.

High School: Three-year letterwinner … three-star prospect by Rivals.com, ESPN.com and Scout.com … rated No. 6 player in the state of Indiana in 2012 … first team all-state as a senior … selected for the North-South All-Star game … named captain of the football team … led team to a class 5A state championship as a senior … coach was Kevin Wright … played for the same school as current Purdue teammates Jimmy Herman and Race Johnson … also participated in track … three-time all-conference member … state champion in shot put and discus as a senior.

Personal: Given name is Langston Doubois-Pickett Newton … born Feb. 9, 1994 … majoring in agricultural business management … father, John, played football at Grambling … brother, Morgan, played football at Kentucky … enjoys reading, gardening and watching old ESPN classic games.

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