Purdue defensive again Bryce Hampton formally introduced his intentions to pursue knowledgeable profession Wednesday afternoon. Hampton was thought to have petitioned for another 12 months of eligibility. Boiler Upload has realized that Hampton utilized for a seventh 12 months, however was denied.
Hampton spent one 12 months with Purdue, taking part in cornerback and security on the Boilermakers’ protection. During his lone season in West Lafayette, Hampton had 42 complete tackles, two tackles for loss, and three go breakups. Prior to his 12 months at Purdue, Hampton was a standout at Adams State University on the Division II stage.
The departure now leaves Purdue with out three of its high defensive backs from final season, as Cory Trice and Reese Taylor additionally left this system for the NFL this low season. The Boilermakers will lean on sixth-year senior Jamari Brown and Stanford switch Salim Turner-Muhammad on the cornerback spot shifting ahead.
Tee Denson, a Kansas State switch, is also within the combine, however his standing is unsure after being compelled to overlook all final season attributable to damage. Young cornerbacks Jah’von Grigsby and Brandon Calloway are additionally set to have elevated roles with the Boilermakers subsequent season.
Purdue just lately provided Penn State switch cornerback Marquis Wilson and can probably be out there for different cornerbacks this spring.