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Justin Sinz
Justin Sinz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edgar, Wis.

High School:
Edgar

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 249

Position:
Tight End



09/25/2014

Sinz a Semifinalist for Campbell Trophy

Fifth-year tight end is among elite company on the scholar-based award.

08/30/2014

Boilermakers Open Season with 43-34 Win Over Western Michigan

Mostert rushes for 146 yards in victory.

12/11/2013

64 Purdue Student-Athletes Named Fall Academic All-Big Ten

Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.

11/30/2013

Purdue Falls at Indiana, 56-36

Danny Etling throws for 485 yards and four touchdowns in loss.

12/20/2012

Football Student-Athletes Make the Grade

Team has solid fall semester in the classroom.

11/30/2013

Purdue vs. Indiana (USATSI)

Purdue vs. Indiana (USATSI)

11/23/2013

Illinois @ Purdue

USATSI

10/19/2013

USATSPI: Purdue vs. Michigan State - 10/19/13

USATSPI: Purdue vs. Michigan State - 10/19/13

2013: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in all 12 games, making 10 starts ... caught a team-high 41 passes for 340 yards and four touchdowns on the season ... had two receptions for nine yards at Cincinnati on Aug. 31 ... finished with one catch for 10 yards against Indiana State on Sept. 7 ... had six receptions for 45 yards with a touchdown against No. 21 Notre Dame on Sept. 14 ... tallied two receptions for 16 yards at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21 ... had four receptions for 39 yards with a touchdown against Northern Illinois on Sept. 28 ... finished with two catches for 10 yards against Nebraska on Oct .12 ... had four receptions for 30 yards at Michigan State on Oct. 19 ... had two receptions for 10 yards against No. 4 Ohio State on Nov. 2 ... finished with two catches for 25 yards against Iowa on No. 9 ... had three receptions for 14 yards with a touchdown at Penn State on Nov. 16 ... recorded four catches for 45 yards against Illinois on Nov. 23 ... tallied a season-high nine receptions for 87 yards with a touchdown at Indiana on Nov. 30.

2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared 12 games, making one start ... caught four passes for 48 yards and one touchdown ... had two receptions for 27 yards and first collegiate touchdown against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 ... caught one pass for 16 yards at Iowa on Nov. 10 ... had one reception for four yards at Illinois on Nov. 17.

2011: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in 12 games, making one start ... caught three passes for 25 yards.

2010: Did not play.

High School: Played quarterback and strong safety ... Wisconsin Player of the Year as senior ... two-time all-state selection at quarterback and strong safety and once at kicker ... helped lead team to a 14-0 record and Class 6A state championship his senior year and a 13-1 record and runner-up finish as junior ... completed 57 percent of his passes for 1,897 yards and 25 touchdowns to just five interceptions, while rushing for 12 more scores and nearly 500 additional yards as senior ... recorded 65 tackles, including 11 sacks, and three interceptions on defense ... completed 133 of 240 passes (55.4 percent) for 1,921 yards and 21 touchdowns as junior to go with 99 tackles, eight interceptions, eight pass breakups and three fumbles forced ... coach was Jerry Sinz, his father ... also participated in basketball and track and field ... member of Honor Roll and National Honor Society.

Personal: Given name is Justin Eric Sinz ... born Nov. 3, 1991 ... majoring in health and kinesiology... enjoys fishing and camping ... father, Jerry, played football at University of Wisconsin-Stout ... brother, Jeremy, played football at St. Cloud State and brother, Jordan, played at Wisconsin-Stout.