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Michael Rouse III
Michael Rouse III

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Flossmoor, Ill.

High School:
Homewood Flossmoor

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305

Position:
Defensive Tackle



04/05/2014

Offense Rallies to Win Jersey Scrimmage

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

04/13/2013

Team Black Blanks Team Gold, 14-0

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

12/20/2012

Football Student-Athletes Make the Grade

Team has solid fall semester in the classroom.

12/06/2012

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

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

09/10/2012

Football Game Notes - vs. Eastern Michigan

Boilermakers set to host Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

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 with career objectives of being a business owner and a motivational speaker.