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Mike Otto
Mike Otto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kokomo, Ind.

High School:
Maconaquah

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 304

Position:
Offensive Tackle



Career: Has 36 lifetime starts at left tackle, most by current Purdue offensive player.

2005: Honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches and media ... Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 11 games at left tackle ... part of offensive line that allowed merely nine sacks out of 428 passing attempts (one every 47.6 passes) ... nine sacks allowed are fewest by a Joe Tiller-coached Purdue team.

2004: Started all 12 games at left tackle ... part of offensive line that helped Boilermakers rank fourth in nation in passing offense at 321.2 yards per game.

2003: Received team's Most Improved Award -- Offense for spring season ... named first team Freshman All-American by Collegefootballnews.com, Rivals.com and The Sporting News ... selected to Big Ten All-Freshman team by The Sporting News ... honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches and media ... Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 13 games at left tackle ... recorded 24 pancake blocks ... graded out at 80 percent or better in eight games ... recorded season-high three pancakes with 88 percent grade vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 6 ... equaled season high of three pancakes at Wake Forest on Sept. 13 ... graded out at season-high 89 percent vs. Arizona on Sept. 20 ... had third three-pancake game vs. Illinois on Oct. 4 ... played season-high 100 snaps at Wisconsin on Oct. 18 ... graded out at 85 percent (tied for best on team with Nick Hardwick and Matt Turner) at Ohio State on Nov. 15.

2002: Did not play.

High School: Ranked as No. 131 offensive lineman in nation by Student Sports ... first team all-state guard as junior and senior ... also played defensive end ... coach was Troy Sausaman ... also participated in basketball and track and field ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Given name is Michael Everett Otto ... born July 24, 1983 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... enjoys playing the guitar ... father, Ken, played basketball at Purdue from 1971 to 1973 as a reserve center ... mother, Judy; sister, Jennifer; brother, Brian; two uncles; and three aunts also are Purdue graduates.