All-America and Postseason Awards Candidate Ryan Kerrigan

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Purdue DE Ryan Kerrigan

#94 Ryan Kerrigan


Purdue University
Defensive End

American Football Coaches Association First Team All-American

Walter Camp Football Foundation First Team All-American

Football Writers Association of America First Team All-American

Associated Press First Team All-American

The Sporting News First Team All-American

Sports Illustrated First Team All-American



* Big Ten Conference leader in sacks (12.5) and tackles for loss (26.0).

* Finished career third in Purdue history in single-season tackles for loss and sixth in sacks.

* First among all Football Bowl Subdivision players in tackles for loss per game (2.3).

* Second among all FBS players in sacks per game (1.1).

* Had at least one sack in nine of Purdue's 12 games.

* Had at least one tackle for loss in 11 of 12 games and two or more TFLs in seven of 11.

Purdue senior Ryan Kerrigan


* Headlines a Purdue defense that finished the regular first in the Big Ten Conference in both sacks (33.0) and tackles for loss (91.0).

* 2010 Watch Lists for Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Ted Hendricks Award.

* 2010 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award nominee.

* Voted 2010 team captain by his teammates.

* Holds records for both Purdue and Big Ten career fumbles forced (14).

* Tied for the all-time NCAA FBS fumbles forced record with three other players (14).

* Finished career fifth at Purdue in career tackles for loss (57.0) and tied for second in career sacks (33.5).

* Led the nation in fumbles forced in 2009.

* Led the Big Ten Conference and finished third nationally in sacks in 2009.

* 2009 first team All-Big Ten selection.

* 2009 second team Academic All-American.

* Academic All-District V and Academic All-Big Ten in 2008 and 2009.


Newspaper Clips
Aug. 3, 2010 - Evansville Courier and Journal Get Acrobat Reader
Aug. 4, 2010 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Get Acrobat Reader
Aug. 5, 2010 - South Bend Tribune Get Acrobat Reader
Aug. 25, 2010 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Get Acrobat Reader
Sept. 17, 2010 - Indianapolis Star Get Acrobat Reader
Oct. 13, 2010 - Lafayette Journal and Courier Get Acrobat Reader
Oct. 21, 2010 - Columbus Dispatch Get Acrobat Reader
Nov. 14, 2010 - Lafayette Journal and Courier Get Acrobat Reader
Nov. 15, 2010 - Lafayette Journal and Courier Get Acrobat Reader
Nov. 16, 2010 - AnnArbor.com Get Acrobat Reader
Nov. 17, 2010 - Lafayette Journal and Courier Get Acrobat Reader
Nov. 17, 2010 - ESPN.com Get Acrobat Reader
Nov. 17, 2010 - Lansing State Journal Get Acrobat Reader
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Nov. 20, 2010 - Grand Rapids Press Get Acrobat Reader

Career Statistics

Year ST-AT-TT TFL Sacks FF FR
2007 12-6-18 1.0-16 1.0-16 0 0
2008 31-25-56 11.5-49 7.0-40 2 0
2009 41-25-66 18.5-113 13.0-100 7 1
2010 50-20-70 26.0-111 12.5-73 5 2
Totals 134-76-210 57.0-289 33.5-229 14 3

 

2010 Game-By-Game Statistics

Opponent ST-AT-TT TFL Sacks FF FR
at Notre Dame 4-3-7 2.5-6 1.0-2 1 0
Western Illinois 9-3-12 4.0-19 1.0-9 1 0
Ball State 3-2-5 2.0-11 1.0-10 0 0
Toledo 6-4-10 3.5-17 1.5-12 1 1
at #25 Northwestern 4-0-4 1.0-7 1.0-7 0 0
Minnesota 2-1-3 1.0-3 0.0-0 0 0
at #11 Ohio State 3-1-4 2.5-9 1.0-4 0 0
at Illinois 3-1-4 2.0-11 1.0-6 0 0
#7 Wisconsin 2-1-3 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0
Michigan 10-0-10 5.0-17 4.0-15 2 1
at #11 Michigan State 2-2-4 1.5-9 1.0-8 0 0
Indiana 2-2-4 1.0-2 0.0-0 0 0
Totals 50-20-70 26.0-111 12.5-73 5

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