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Selwyn Lymon
Selwyn Lymon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Harding

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
Wide Receiver



Career: Has one 100-yard receiving game.

2006: Appeared in 13 games, including 12 starts ... ranked fourth on team with 33 receptions for 580 receiving yards and three receiving touchdowns ... average of 17.6 yards per catch was tops on squad ... had season-high eight receptions for 61 yards vs. Ball State on Sept. 16 ... equaled season high of eight receptions for season-high 238 yards and two touchdowns, including an 88-yarder, at Notre Dame on Sept. 30 ... 238 yards were the most ever by a Fighting Irish opponent, second-most in Purdue history and third-most by a player in the country for the season ... one of four nominees for Cingular All-America Player of the Week for his performance in that game ... sidelined at Northwestern on Oct. 14 after suffering eye injury ... had four receptions for 56 yards and a touchdown vs. Indiana on Nov. 18.

2005: Originally signed with Boilermakers in February of 2005 ... paid his own way to attend Purdue in 2005-06.

High School: Four-star prospect ranked as No. 22 overall player and No. 5 wide receiver in nation by SuperPrep ... No. 72 overall player, No. 7 wide receiver and No. 1 player in Indiana by Rivals.com ... Class 2A first team all-state as senior ... played wide receiver and quarterback ... had 16 receptions for 353 yards (22.1 average) and four touchdowns ... completed 54 of 96 passes (56.3 percent) for 1,022 yards with 11 touchdowns and four interceptions and amassed 1,000 yards rushing ... invited to U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... caught 47 passes for 1,134 yards (24.1 average) and 13 touchdowns en route to being named all-area and all-conference his junior season ... coach was Sherwood Haydock ... teammate of current Boilermaker DeAundre Muhammad.

Personal: Given name is Selwyn Jalil Lymon ... born Sept. 21, 1986 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... interests include sports, shopping and spending time with family ... father, Terry, was running back at Ball State from 1980 to 1983 and ranks eighth in school history with 2,013 rushing yards ... cousin of former Purdue safety Bernard Pollard (2003-05), who now plays for the Kansas City Chiefs ... first Boilermaker football player to wear uniform No. 1 since wide receiver Donald Winston in 1996 and 1997.