The Boilermakers open their season Saturday with an open practice in Lambert Fieldhouse.
The Boilermakers put on a show in front of a large group of fans on Saturday.
The biggest brackets of the day are set for 157 and 165 pounds.
The Boilermakers enter the 2011-12 season with a trio of top-10 ranked wrestlers.
Did not compete during his third season at Purdue.
2010-2011 (SOPHOMORE, 285)
Notched a 5-4 mark in his second season of collegiate competition, all in open tournament format ... took fourth at the Cleveland State Open (12/11), posting a 3-2 mark in the competition, all three wins by decision ... went 2-2 at the Simonson Open (1/22), falling to teammate Alex White.
2009-2010 (FRESHMAN, 285)
Posted an 11-24 mark in his first collegiate season ... finished fifth in the freshman/sophomore division at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/7) with a 5-2 record, including his first career fall ... went 1-2 at the Northwestern Duals (11/14), sticking Northwestern's Ben Kuhar in 4:57 for his first collegiate Big Ten Dual victory ... posted a 3-3 mark at Missouri, falling to No. 4 Dom Bradley in the dual (11/20), and taking fourth in the freshman/sophomore division of the tournament (11/22), including his third fall of the season ... went 0-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/4) ... forced to medically forfeit from the Cleveland State Open (12/13) after a first round loss ... went 2-2 at the Purdue Duals (12/20), including a 1:11 fall victory over Chase Grafton of SIU Edwardsville ... dropped three matches at the Old Dominion Duals (1/3), including narrow losses to No. 17 Ed Bordas of Rider (D 2-0) and Grant Chapman of Old Dominion (TB 3-2) ... suffered a trio of defeats at the Wendy's Duals (1/17) ... finished 0-6 in Big Ten Duals ... tied for fourth on the team with four falls.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterwinner and Ohio State High School Championship placewinner at Beavercreek and St. Paris Graham High Schools ... took sixth as a freshman, fourth as a sophomore, second as a junior and third as a senior at the state tournament ... helped St. Paris Graham to a trio of Ohio State High School Team Championships ... coached on the mat by Jeff Jordan.
PERSONAL Born on May 20, 1990, in Beavercreek, Ohio ... full name is Adam Collins Walls ... is the son of Greg Walls ... has two brothers, Jake and Josh ... intends to major in education.