Craig Terrill
Craig Terrill


Lebanon, Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 287

Defensive Tackle

Career: Ranks ninth on Purdue career sacks list with 12.

2002: Honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches and media ? started 12 games ? tied for third on team with four sacks ? ranked fourth with seven tackles for loss ? had 36 tackles (20 solo, 16 assists) and one pass breakup ? came up with career-high tying two sacks vs. Western Michigan on Sept. 14 ? had career-high tying six tackles (4 solo, 2 assists) vs. Wake Forest on Sept. 21 ? equaled career high of six tackles (4 solo, 2 assists), including a sack, at Iowa on Oct. 5 ? missed Ohio State game with sprained knee ? had sack at Michigan State on Nov. 16.

2001: Started all 12 games ? had 34 tackles (22 solo, 12 assists), including six for loss and two sacks, and one pass breakup ? tied for fifth in Big Ten with two fumbles recovered ? recovered fumble vs. Akron on Sept. 22 ? came up with career-high six tackles (5 solos, 1 assist), including four for loss and a sack, vs. Iowa on Oct. 6 ? had 12-yard fumble return for a touchdown vs. Michigan State on Nov. 17 ? recorded five tackles (3 solo, 2 assists) at Indiana on Nov. 24 ... underwent offseason surgery for chronic patellar tendinitis.

2000: Academic All-Big Ten ? appeared in all 12 games, including eight starts ? third on team and tied for ninth in Big Ten with six sacks ? six sacks are tied for 14th on school season list ? had 23 tackles (17 solo, six assists), including seven for loss ? had season-high four tackles (all solo) vs. Central Michigan on Sept. 2 ? blocked 58-yard field goal in overtime and Ashante Woodyard recovered ball and scored game-winning touchdown at Wisconsin on Oct. 21 ? the duo were named Big Ten Co-Special Teams Players of the Week for their efforts ? equaled season high of four tackles (3 solo, 1 assist), including season-high two for loss and career-high two sacks, vs. Ohio State on Oct. 28.

1999: Did not play.

High School: First team all-state as senior offensive lineman ? holds school records for sacks in season (27) and career (36), as well as quarterback hurries in season (67) and career (138) ? coach was Lance Scheib (Purdue wide receiver from 1985 to 1988).

Personal: Given name is Craig Adam Terrill ? born June 27, 1980 ? journalism major ? brother, Jason, played football at Ball State and brother, Troy, played basketball at IUPUI ? enjoys guitar ? interned at Gold & Black Illustrated during summers of 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003.


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