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Greg Orton
Greg Orton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dayton, Ohio

High School:
Wayne

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 199

Position:
Wide Receiver



09/01/2014

Boilermakers in the NFL

Eighteen former Purdue players open 2014 season on rosters.

12/29/2006

Champs Sports Bowl

Champs Sports Bowl

09/09/2006

Purdue vs. Miami (Ohio) Photos

Purdue vs. Miami (Ohio)

Career: Ranks 16th on Purdue career receptions list with 134 and 17th with 1,636 receiving yards ... has three 100-yard receiving games.

2007: Started all 13 games ... third on team with 67 receptions for 752 yards (11.2 average) and three touchdowns ... caught season-high 10 passes for 91 yards vs. Ohio State on Oct. 6 ... recorded touchdown reception at Toledo on Sept. 1 ... caught seven passes for 58 yards and one touchdown vs. Eastern Illinois on Sept. 8 ... had nine receptions for season-high 136 yards and a touchdown vs. Central Michigan in Motor City Bowl on Dec. 26.

2006: Appeared in all 14 games, including 11 starts ... ranked 10th in Big Ten with 56.4 receiving yards per game and 4.14 receptions per game ... finished second on team with 58 receptions for 790 yards (13.6 average) and five receiving touchdowns ... had three catches for 80 yards and a touchdown in first career start vs. Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 9 ... had career highs of 13 catches for 144 yards at Northwestern on Oct. 14 ... received team's Pop Doan Award - Offense (top performance against Indiana) after catching six passes for 112 yards and a touchdown vs. Hoosiers on Nov. 18 ... caught eight passes for 95 yards and a touchdown vs. Maryland in Champs Sports Bowl on Dec. 29.

2005: Appeared in all 11 games as reserve ... had nine receptions for 94 yards (10.4 average) ... caught season-high two passes on three occasions - for 17 yards vs. Notre Dame on Oct. 1, for 15 yards vs. Northwestern on Oct. 15 and for 31 yards vs. Illinois on Nov. 12 ... had season-long 22-yard reception in Illinois game.

High School: Ranked as No. 19 wide receiver in nation by SuperPrep ... No. 53 wide receiver in nation and No. 21 player in Ohio by Rivals.com ... first team all-state selection as senior ... caught 65 passes for 1,058 yards (16.3 average) and nine touchdowns ... named to CBS SportsLine All-Regional team ... had 59 receptions for 782 yards (13.3 average) and 11 touchdowns his junior season ... two-time all-area and all-conference honoree ... coach was Jay Minton ... also participated in basketball and track and field.

Personal: Given name is Gregory Carlton Orton ... born Dec. 17, 1986 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... enjoys playing ping pong and watching movies.