The Boilermakers went full contact for the first time this fall
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Divers MacKenzie Tweardy and Jamie Bissett receive Big Ten Medal of Honor.
Purdue takes on Indiana for the 117th time in series history.
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Purdue takes on Northwestern
Purdue Football versus Michigan State on October 11, 2014
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2014: Enters the season third in school history with 1,558 career kickoff return yards ... won the Big Ten title in the 60m and 200m at the conference indoor track championship, qualified for national championships in both events ... won the Big Ten title in the 100m and 200m at the conference outdoor track championship, qualified for the national championships in both events ... second team All-American in the 4x100m relay and 100m ... honorable mention All-American in the 200m ... named the Big Ten Indoor and Outdoor Track Athlete of the Championship ... Great Lakes Region Track Athlete of the Year.
2013: Moved from wide receiver to running back in fall camp ... appeared in all 12 games ... had 11 carries for 37 yards and one reception for six yards ... returned 11 kicks for 258 yards, including a 100-yard scoring return at Penn State on Nov. 16.
2012: Appeared in eight games as a reserve ... had 16 carries for 85 yards and a touchdown ... returned 18 kickoffs for 463 yards with a long of 59 yards ... also recorded four tackles on special teams ... had a season-high five carries for 36 yards against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 ... had two carries for seven yards at No. 22 Notre Dame ... rushed three times for 26 yards and a touchdown against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... had four carries for six yards against Marshall on Sept. 19 ... rushed twice for 10 yards against Michigan on Oct. 6.
2011: NCAA FBS kickoff return leader as a true freshman, averaged 33.5 yards per return (25-837) ... had four returns of 71 or more yards ... also rushed 16 times for 108 yards and two touchdowns ... had five carries for 32 yards against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 17 ... took over kickoff return duties against Notre Dame on Oct. 1, finishing with 96 yards on four returns ... had two returns for 49 yards and rushed three times for 31 yards, including a 25-yard touchdown run, against Minnesota on Oct. 8 ... returned three kickoffs for 111 yards at Penn State on Oct. 15 ... scored on a 21-yard run against Illinois on Oct. 22 ... had two kickoff returns for 44 yards at Michigan on Oct. 29 ... named Big Ten Freshman of the Week after breaking Purdue records for total kickoff return yardage and average per return at Wisconsin with five returns for 206 yards (41.2 avg.). Also rushed three times for 17 yards against the Badgers on Nov. 5 ... had two kickoff returns for 56 yards against Ohio State on Nov. 12 ... finished with three returns for 52 yards against Iowa on Nov. 19 ... had 99 yards, including an 81-yarder, on two returns at Indiana on Nov. 26 ... sealed NCAA statistical KOR title with a bowl-record 99-yard return for a touchdown against Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 27.
High School: Returned nine kickoffs and one punt for touchdowns as a senior ... had 39 receptions for 723 yards (18.5 average) and four touchdowns in 2010 ... also recorded 81 tackles on defense ... named the 2010 Central Florida All-Star Game MVP after hauling in three passes for nearly 100 yards and returning a kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown ... team advanced to the Class 4A regional semifinals his senior season ... ranked No. 48 on the Orlando Sentinel's 2010 Central Florida Super60 Team ... team won the district title and advanced to the third round of the state playoffs his junior year ... also ran track, winning the 2010 FHSAA 3A Region 2 title in the 300m hurdles ... football coach was Bruce Jenkins.
Personal: Given name is Dominique Raheem Mostert ... born April 9, 1992 ... majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.