11 - John Purdy
John Purdy
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Traverse City, Mich.
High School: West
Position: DB

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Saw action in 11 games during the 2012 campaign . . . Netted 17 tackles with 10 solo stops on the year . . . Had season-high four tackles in a win over Michigan Tech . . . Appeared in seven games and made six starts in 2011 . . . Had 13 total tackles with seven solo efforts . . . Totaled five tackles in game two at Saginaw Valley State . . . Played in 10 games during the 2010 campaign . . . Made four starts . . . Had 20 tackles with 12 solo hits . . . Also broke up two passes . . . Redshirted in 2009 . . . A 2009 graduate of Traverse City West High School . . . Prep teammate of fellow FSU defensive back Jonathan Flynn . . . Coached by Tim Wooer . . . Also played basketball, baseball and track . . . Was both a prep quarterback and defensive back . . . Threw for 1,350 yards and 12 scores as a senior on 82-of-139 passing . . . Tallied 30 solo tackles and nine assisted stops . . . Also ran 106 times for 575 yards and five TD's . . . Had 30 solo tackles, 13 assists and five interceptions as a junior . . . Helped team to the Big North Conference Championship and a state playoff appearance . . . Two-Time all-conference quarterback and all-region defensive back . . . Was an honorable mention all-state QB as a senior . . . Enjoys sports, music and friends . . . Father is an operations manager and mother is a special education teacher . . . Born 8/13/90 in Dearborn, Mich. . . . FSU Letters: Three.

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