• Played for head coach Matt Buha at the Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School in St. Louis, Mo.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• Named second team all-state and first team all-conference as a senior.
• A two-time first team all-district selection.
• Helped lead team to a 13-2 record and a state runner-up finish during senior year.
• Totaled 2,578 all-purpose yards, 22 touchdowns and 168 tackles throughout his high school career.
• Son of Todd and Janet Purdy.
• Father played rugby at Washington (Mo.) University.
• Has one brother (Grant).
• Has not yet declared a major.