Langston Newton
Langston  Newton


Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 278



Offense Edges Defense in Jersey Scrimmage

The offense has never lost the Jersey Scrimmage under Darrell Hazell


FB Makes First Trip to Evanston Since 2010

The Boilermakers look for their first ranked win since 2011


Illinois Comes to Town for Homecoming

Saturday is Purdue's latest Homecoming game since 1931


Football to Host Huskers on Halloween

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


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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