Purdue travels to East Lansing for the third time in four meetings
The game is the annual Hammer Down Cancer day
Saturday is Family Day at Ross-Ade Stadium
The home opener is Military Appreciation and Band Day
News and notes on Purdue Athletics
2014: Academic All-Big Ten … appeared in 11 games, starting nine at right tackle.
2013: Appeared in four games as a reserve.
2012: Did not play.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in football ... three-star prospect by Rivals.com … as a senior blocked for a team that averaged 217.4 yards passing, 169.8 yards rushing and 387.2 total yards per game in the regular season … Carroll averaged 34.3 points per game and defeated its opponents by an average of 15.5 points per game during the regular season … all-district and all-state senior year ... 2011 team went 16-0 and won the 2011 Texas Class 5A state championship … academic all-state ... second team all-district as a junior ... high school coach was Hal Wasson.
Personal: Given name is James Joseph Prince ... born March 8, 1994 ... economics major who graduated in December 2014, five full semesters prior to his playing eligibility expiring.