2009: Appeared in two games as reserve.
2008: Appeared in nine games, including five starts ... started first five games at right guard.
2007: Appeared in 11 games, including three starts at right guard following season-ending injury to Jordan Grimes ... part of offensive line that helped Purdue lead Big Ten in total offense at 435.9 yards per game and rank 12th nationally in passing offense at 307.2 yards per game.
2006: Did not play.
High School: First team all-state selection as junior and senior ... graded out at 95 percent ... third team all-state his sophomore year ... three-year starter ... never missed a day in four years of the team's summer weight program ... has bench pressed 400 ... coach was Darren Anderson.
Personal: Given name is Justin Michael Pierce ... born Aug. 12, 1988 ... health and fitness major ... interests include fishing, hunting, video games and racing.