News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Saturday is Senior Day in Ross-Ade Stadium
The Boilermakers face their second top-6 opponent this season
The Boilermakers look for their first ranked win since 2011
Saturday is Purdue's latest Homecoming game since 1931
2013: Appeared in 11 games, making nine starts ... finished seventh on the team with 45 tackles, 29 solo, with 2.0 TFLs and one PBU ... had six tackles, three solo, with a PBU at Cincinnati on Aug. 31 ... had three tackles against Indiana State on Sept. 7 ... tallied six tackles against No. 21 Notre Dame on Sept. 14 ... finished with three tackles at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21 ... had a tackle for loss vs. Northern Illinois on Sept. 28 ... had five tackles, four solo, vs. Nebraska on Oct. 12 ... tallied three tackles at Michigan State on Oct. 19 ... had six tackles, all solo, against No. 4 Ohio State on Nov. 2 ... finished with three tackles, including one for loss, against Iowa on Nov. 9 ... had three tackles at Penn State on Nov. 16 ... finished the season with six tackles, five solo, at Indiana on Nov. 30.
2012: Special teams MVP ... appeared in 12 games, making six starts ... had 27 total tackles, including 18 solo stops, and broke up three passes ... had an unassisted tackle at No. 22 Notre Dame on Sept. 10 ... had two solo tackles against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... tallied two solo tackles against Michigan on Oct. 6 ... finished with four tackles against Wisconsin on Oct. 13 ... made first start at linebacker at No. 7 Ohio State and finished with four tackles ... had three stops at Minnesota on Oct. 27 ... had two solo stops and a PBU against Penn State on Nov. 3 ... recorded two PBUs and a solo tackle at Iowa on Nov. 10 ... finished with three stops, including an assisted TFL, at Illinois on Nov. 17 ... had a career-high five tackles, including four unassisted, against Indiana on Nov. 24 ... moved from quarterback to linebacker in spring.
2011: Appeared in one game.
2010: Appeared in five games, making one start as a true freshman ... completed 41 of 91 attempts (45.1 percent) for 301 yards with two touchdowns and six interceptions ... rushed 31 times for 49 yards ... forced into service due to injuries to three quarterbacks ahead of him on the depth chart ... made first career appearance in place of injured Rob Henry at No. 11 Ohio State and finished 6 of 10 for 30 yards with an interception ... played the majority of the game at Illinois on Oct. 30 and finished 7 of 20 for 52 yards with his first career touchdown pass. Also rushed 10 times for 24 yards against the Fighting Illini ... made first career start against No. 7 Wisconsin on Nov. 6 and went 19 of 38 for 141 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions ... Appeared in relief of Justin Siller after the first play of the game against Michigan on Nov. 13 and finished 12 of 23 for 78 yards and two interceptions.
High School: Three-star prospect, the No. 10 dual-threat quarterback nationally and No. 9 recruit from Illinois by Rivals.com ... three-star recruit by Scout and the No. 43 overall quarterback nationally ... three-star prospect and the No. 29 overall quarterback nationally by ESPN ... ranked as the No. 6 combo quarterback by Tom Lemming of maxpreps.com ... three-time all-conference selection ... as senior passed for 2,368 yards and 31 touchdowns with only four interceptions, while rushing for 1,223 yards and 18 scores ... team went 12-1, losing to Metamora High School 41-40 in Class 4A IHSA semifinal ... threw for 1,650 yards and 21 touchdowns and rushed for 1,030 yards and 13 scores as junior ... played wide receiver his freshman and sophomore seasons ... had 635 yards receiving and eight touchdowns as a sophomore and 400 yards and three scores as a freshman ... was an all-conference selection at punter his freshman season ... coach was Derek Leonard ... also played basketball.
Personal: Given name is Sean David Robinson ... born Sept. 7, 1991 ... majoring in organizational leadership and supervision ... enjoys hunting and fishing.