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: Started all 12 games right guard.
2013: Appeared in 11 games, making six starts.
2012: Did not play.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in football ... three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com … listed among the top offensive lineman in the nation by analyst Tom Lemming … missed the majority of his senior season after injuring his knee … team went 11-1 his junior season, winning the league title with a 4-0 record … also earned four varsity letters in track and field ... 2009 USATF national champion in the shot put ... three-time 3A shot put state champion … won the 2012 3A state title in discus ... can bench press 435 pounds ... high school coach was Butch Ford.
Personal: Given name is Jordan A. Roos ... born July 6, 1993 ... organization leadership and supervision major ... father, Peter, played football at East Texas State University ... enjoys hunting and fishing.