News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Dec. 8 event to honor 21 seniors.
Team Black will take on Team Gold on Saturday in the Spring Game at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Purdue and Notre Dame will play for 84th time this Saturday.
Boilermakers are set to open their 125th year of football on Sept. 1.
2012: Appeared in 12 games, making six starts.
Arizona Western: Three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... ranked as No. 8 2012 offensive tackle by jcgridiron.com ... blocked for a team that averaged 237.7 yards rushing 210.7 yards passing and 448.4 yards of total offense per game in 2011 ... team went 11-1, losing to East Mississippi Community College in the 2011 NJCAA Football Championship Game ... Arizona Western finished the 2011 season ranked third in the nation in the final poll ... junior college coach was Tom Minnick.
High School: Ranked the No. 2 offensive lineman in Michigan by rivals.com ... all-conference as a senior.
Personal: Given name is Devin Lamar Smith ... academic interests are in computer technology ... brother, Spenser, played football at Eastern Michigan University.