Michael Rouse III
Michael  Rouse III


Flossmoor, Ill.

High School:
Homewood Flossmoor

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 301

Defensive Tackle


Offense Rallies to Win Jersey Scrimmage

Raheem Mostert had a pair of rushing touchdowns for the offense on Saturday


Team Black Blanks Team Gold, 14-0

Running back Akeem Hunt finished with 134 yards rushing on 19 carries with one touchdown.


Football Student-Athletes Make the Grade

Team has solid fall semester in the classroom.


46 Boilers Named to Academic All-Big Ten Fall Honor Roll

Six members of Purdue's Sweet 16 volleyball team recognized for academic excellence.


Football Game Notes - vs. Eastern Michigan

Boilermakers set to host Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

2014: Appeared in five games… finished the season with five tackles, three solo, and 1.5 TFLs… recorded three tackles, two solo, and .5 TFL against Iowa on Sept. 27… made two tackles, one solo, and one TFL at Illinois on Oct. 4.

Appeared in six games, making two starts ... finished with seven tackles, all solo, with one TFL and one PBU ... had three tackles, including one for loss, against Iowa on Nov. 9 ... had three tackles at Penn State on Nov. 16 ... had one tackles against Illinois on Nov. 23 ... broke up a pass at Indiana on Nov. 30.

2012: Appeared in nine games as a reserve ... finished with unassisted tackles at Minnesota on Oct. 27 and against Penn State on Nov. 3.

2011: Did not play.

High School: Listed as the No. 19 defensive tackle prospect in the nation by MaxPreps' Tom Lemming ... helped Homewood Flossmoor High School rebound from a 1-8 record in 2009 to a 10-3 record and a spot in the Class 8A state semifinals ... recorded 51 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 6.0 sacks and seven fumbles forced as a senior ... had eight tackles, a forced fumble and two sacks against Naperville North in the Class 8A state quarterfinal game ... 2010 Chicago Tribune High School All-Star ... 2009 Tom Lemming Underclass All-Area Team ... had 12 sacks as a sophomore to lead team ... also played varsity basketball for three years ... coach was Craig Buzea.

Personal: Given name is Michael J. Rouse III ... born Oct. 27, 1992 ... father, Michael Rouse Jr., graduated from Purdue ... is enrolled in management and finance (double major) with career objectives of being a business owner and a motivational speaker.