Danny Anthrop
Danny  Anthrop


West Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 191

Wide Receiver


Football Game Notes - vs. Indiana

Purdue takes on Indiana for the 117th time in series history.


Purdue Falls To No. 17 Nebraska, 35-14

Safety Landon Feichter had two interceptions for the Purdue defense.


Purdue Can't Complete Comeback, Falls 45-31 to No. 8 Michigan State

Akeem Hunt scored three touchdowns to lead the Boilermakers.


Purdue Runs Past Illinois, 38-27

Hunt rushes for a career-high 177 yards and a touchdown.


Purdue Tops Southern Illinois, 35-13

Boilermakers converted two first-quarter turnovers into touchdowns.


Football vs. Michigan State

Purdue Football versus Michigan State on October 11, 2014


Purdue vs. Indiana (USATSI)

Purdue vs. Indiana (USATSI)

2013: Appeared in 10 of 12 games, making two starts ... finished the season with 17 receptions for 313 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... had eight tackles, five solo, on special teams ... had one reception for five yards at No. 24 Wisconsin on Sept. 21 ... collected two passes for 28 yards against Northern Illinois on Sept. 28 ... caught one pass for three yards against No. 4 Ohio State on Nov. 2 ... finished with four catches for 84 yards and a touchdown against Iowa on Nov. 9 ... had two receptions for 21 yards at Penn State on Nov. 16 ... caught two passes for 23 yards against Illinois on Nov. 23 ... had a career-high 151 yards receiving, including an 80-yard touchdown, on five catches at Indiana on Nov. 30.

2012: Appeared in 12 games as a true freshman ... finished with seven rushes for 58 yards (8.3 ypc) and one touchdown and one reception for 25 yards and a touchdown ... also made 13 tackles, nine solo, on special teams ... special teams MVP for Purdue ... had two carries for 11 yards against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 ... finished with five carries for 47 yards and a touchdown against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... had a 25-yard touchdown reception at Minnesota on Oct. 27. Also tallied three solo tackles against the Golden Gophers ... finished with three tackles against Indiana on Nov. 24.

High School: Team won three consecutive Class 1A state titles from 2009-11 ... team went 45-0 during those three years ... scored a school-record 107 touchdowns during prep career - 54 rushing, 39 receiving, seven punt returns, four interception returns and three kickoff returns ... holds the school record for career touchdown receptions (39), points scored (646, ninth in Indiana history), single season points (310, sixth in Indiana history) and for single season touchdowns (51) ... two-time state championship player of the game (2010-11) ... Associated Press All-State as a junior and senior ... two-time All-Hoosier Conference (2010-11) ... two-time Lafayette Journal and Courier Small School Player of the Year (2010-11) ... team MVP his junior and senior seasons ... football coach was Kevin O'Shea ... also played baseball and ran track ... baseball team won state title his freshman and sophomore seasons ... ran a 10.79 in the 100-meter dash his senior year and finished fourth at the 2012 state track meet in a time of 10.84.

Personal: Given name is Daniel John Anthrop ... born May 29, 1993 ... brother, Dru, was a member of the Purdue basketball team ... brother, Jade, played basketball and baseball at St. Joseph College ... parents, John and Jana, are both Purdue graduates, as are two aunts and two uncles ... law and society major.