Team has solid fall semester in the classroom.
A recap of one of the most exciting weeks in Boilermaker Football history.
Come meet and support the 2012 Boilermakers prior to Saturday's Old Oaken Bucket game against Indiana.
The Old Oaken Bucket and a trip to a bowl are on the line for the Boilermakers this weekend.
2011: Started all 13 games at center ... part of an offensive line that cleared the way for a running game that produced 11 100-yard rushing games in 13 contests, including 393 yards against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 17 and 265 yards against Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 27.
2010: Appeared in all 12 games, making two starts ... started games at right guard against Minnesota on Oct. 16 and at No. 11 Michigan State on Nov. 20.
2009: Received team's Most Improved Award - Offense for spring practice ... appeared in seven games, including one start at left guard vs. Notre Dame on Sept. 26.
2008: Began Purdue career with start of spring semester ... did not play.
High School: Earned all-city and all-conference honors as senior ... nominated for East-West North-South and Big 33 all-star games ... coach was Kurry Commins.
Personal: Given name is Rick Terry Schmeig ... law and society major ... enjoys fishing, working out and listening to music.