Will Lucas
Will  Lucas


Lakeland, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 236



Football Banquet Tickets on Sale

Dec. 8 event to honor 21 seniors.


Teams Set After Spring Draft

Team Black will take on Team Gold on Saturday in the Spring Game at Ross-Ade Stadium.


Offense Wins Jersey Scrimmage on Final Play

The Boilermakers hosted an offense vs. defense scrimmage before next Saturday's spring game.


Thursday Spring Practice Update

The Boilermakers were in full gear again on Thursday.


Bowl-Bound Boilermakers: How They Got There

Led by a group of 20 seniors, Purdue won its last three games and was invited to the Heart of Dallas Bowl.


AP Photos: Football vs. Indiana

AP Photos: Football vs. Indiana


Purdue vs Wisconsin

Purdue vs Wisconsin - AP Photo Gallery


AP Photos: Purdue vs. Michigan

AP Photos: Purdue vs. Michigan


Purdue vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/1/12)

Purdue vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/1/12)

2012: Appeared in all 13 games, making seven starts ... was second on the team with 66 total tackles, including 54 solo stops and 6.5 for loss ... forced three fumbles, recovered two, had an interception and a PBU ... finished with six tackles, including an assisted TFL, and picked off first career pass against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 ... had seven tackles, six solo, and forced a fumble at No. 22 Notre Dame on Sept. 8 ... recorded six solo tackles against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... recovered a fumble and had six solo tackles against Marshall on Sept. 29 ... had a TFL among four total stops and a PBU against Michigan on Oct. 4 ... recorded four solo stops, including 2.0 TFL, and forced a fumble against Wisconsin on Oct. 13 ... had two tackles at No. 7 Ohio State on Oct. 20 ... finished with six tackles at Minnesota on Oct. 27 ... had three solo tackles against Penn State on Nov. 3 ... recorded four total tackles at Iowa on Nov. 10 ... finished with six tackles, five solo, at Illinois on Nov. 17 ... had a season-high nine tackles, all solo, including a career-high 3.0 TFL and forced and recovered a fumble against Indiana on Nov. 24 ... tallied three tackles in the Heart of Dallas Bowl against Oklahoma State on Jan. 1, 2013.

2011: Appeared in all 13 games, making 11 starts ... finished third on the team with 82 total tackles, including 46 solo stops, and 10.0 for losses ... broke up a pass, forced two fumbles and recovered a pair of fumbles on the season ... had seven tackles in each of the first three games of the season ... finished with 1.5 tackles for loss and an assisted sack against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 17 ... had nine tackles, including one for loss, and forced a fumble against Minnesota on Oct. 8 ... finished with six tackles, three solo, at Penn State on Oct. 15 ... had three tackles against Illinois on Oct. 22 ... recorded six tackles, including an assisted TFL, at Michigan on Oct. 29 ... had five tackles, including one for a loss, forced and recovered a fumble at Wisconsin on Nov. 5 ... had five tackles, with 1.5 TFLs, in overtime win against Ohio State on Nov. 12 ... finished with nine tackles, six solo, against Iowa on Nov. 19 ... had a season-high 10 tackles on Nov. 26 at Indiana ... finished the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl game against Western Michigan Dec. 27 with seven tackles.

2010: Appeared in all 12 games, making two starts as a true freshman ... had 43 tackles, including 29 solo stops and 3.0 for loss ... had a fumble forced, one recovered and an interception ... forced a fumble at Notre Dame in his collegiate debut ... posted a season-high 11 tackles, nine solo, and intercepted a pass at No. 11 Ohio State on Oct. 23 ... finished with nine tackles, eight solo, with a TFL and fumble recovered against Michigan on Nov. 13 ... had four solo tackles, including a TFL, against Indiana on Nov. 27.

High School: Three-star prospect and No. 88 outside linebacker nationally by Scout ... three-star prospect by Rivals ... Bright House Defensive Player of the Year Award winner as senior (presented to top player in Florida from Orlando area up to the northern state line) ... Polk County Defensive Player of the Year ... amassed 164 tackles (126 solo, 38 assists), including 29 for loss and 7.5 sacks ... team advanced to the Florida Class 5A state semifinals and finished with a 13-1 record ... had 21 tackles, including 18 solo stops, in regional final game vs. Fleming Island on Dec. 4 ... recorded 130 tackles, including 25 for loss and four sacks, as junior ... team advanced to state championship game ... finished his three-year varsity career with 315 total tackles, including 73 for loss and 12.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries and three blocked PATs/field goals ... coach was William Castle.

Personal: Given name is William James Lucas ... born April 29, 1992 ... organizational leadership and supervision major.


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