Purdue Football Signing Day

Past Classes: 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue football coach Danny Hope today announced the signing of 12 student-athletes to National Letters-of-Intent to play for the Boilermakers. The group joins three early enrollees and a holdover walk-on to make up a 16-member recruiting class, Hope's third at Purdue.

In December, the Boilermakers inked tight end Sterling Carter, linebacker/safety Jalani Phillips and running back Akeem Shavers. Those three are currently enrolled at Purdue and will be available for spring practice. Long snapper Jesse Schmitt, who joined the Boilermakers as a walk-on in time for 2010 season, also received a scholarship prior to the start of the spring semester.

The class of 2011 features a number of athletic prospects that excelled in high school and junior college on both sides of the ball, as well as special teams.

The recruits hail from nine different states: Three from Florida and Pennsylvania, two from Georgia, Indiana and Texas and one from California, Hawaii, Kentucky and Illinois.




2011 Purdue Football Recruits - February
Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Last SchoolVideo
Brandon Cottom ATH 6-2 240 Newton, Pa./Council Rock North HSVideo
Doug Gentry RB/ATH 6-0 190 Mexia, Texas/Mexia HSVideo
Randy Gregory DE 6-4 210 Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern HSVideo
Akeem Hunt RB/ATH 5-10 170 Covington, Ga./Newton HSVideo
Kaulana Judd LB 6-2 230 Waemia, Hawaii/Fullerton CollegeVideo
Robert Kugler TE/L 6-3 250 Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny HSVideo
Shane Mikesky WR 6-3 195 Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville HSVideo
Raheem Mostert WR/ATH 5-11 180 New Smyrna Beach, Fla./ New Smyrna Beach HSVideo
Taylor Richards DB 5-10 180 Lake Mary, Fla./Lake Mary HSVideo
Michael Rouse III DT 6-4 310 Flossmoor, Ill./Homewood Flossmoor HSVideo
Armstead Williams LB 6-3 210 Monroeville, Pa./Gateway HSVideo
Frankie Williams DB/ATH 5-9 175 Tampa, Fla./Robinson HSVideo
2011 Purdue Football Recruits - January
Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown/Last SchoolVideo
Sterling Carter TE 6-5 240 Torrance, Calif./Los Angeles Harbor CollegeVideo
Jalani Phillips LB/S 6-4 255 Warner Robbins, Ga./Houston County HSVideo
Jesse Schmitt LS 6-2 225 Louisville, Ky./Trinty HS 
Akeem Shavers RB 6-0 200 Redwater, Texas/Tyler JCVideo


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