News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Purdue will honor 18 student-athletes Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium
Dec. 11 event to honor 18 seniors
The offense has never lost the Jersey Scrimmage under Darrell Hazell
The Boilermakers look for their first ranked win since 2011
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.