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Purdue will honor 18 student-athletes Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium
Dec. 11 event to honor 18 seniors
Blough throws for 468 yards, 5 touchdowns
2015: Appeared in nine games as a reserve ... had seven receptions for 72 yards on the season … also completed a nine-yard pass on his lone attempt vs. Bowling Green … had one catch for nine yards vs. Indiana State on Sept. 12 … caught one pass for 14 yards … had one reception for eight yards at Wisconsin on Oct. 17 … had a season-high three receptions for 29 yards vs. Illinois on Nov. 7 … caught one pass for 12 yards at Northwestern on Nov. 14.
2014: Did not play.
2013: Appeared in seven games as a reserve.
2012: Did not play.
High School: Three-star prospect and rated as the No. 18 dual-threat quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com … three-star recruit by Scout.com … rated as the No. 20 combo passer in the nation by analyst Tom Lemming … completed 64 percent of his passes with 17 touchdowns and five interceptions as a senior, and totaled 1,296 passing yards … 2011 first team all-state ... averaged 8.5 yards per carry, gaining 675 yards on 79 carries with eight rushing touchdowns in 2011 … as a junior threw for 1,358 yards and ran for 971 in 2010 ... threw for 15 scores and ran for eight … also earned four varsity letters in track ... holds Dade Christian record in the 400-meters and ran a 22.1 in the 200 as a junior ... high football school coach was Mike Sonneborn.
Personal: Given name is Bilal Thurgood Marshall ... born Feb. 5, 1994 ... majoring in organizational leadership and supervision ... interned with the John R. Wooden Leadership Institute during the summer of 2016.