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Langston Newton
Langston Newton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Last College:
Kentucky

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 256

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.

Kentucky: Did not play.

High School: Three-year letter winner ... three-star prospect by Rivals, ESPN and Scout ... 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 players linebacker Jimmy Herman and cornerback 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 ... father, John, played football at Grambling ... brother, Morgan, played football at Kentucky ... majoring in agricultural business ... enjoys reading, gardening and watching old ESPN classic games.