Coach Joe Tiller doesn't know how much Curtis Painter (pictured) will be able to play against Indiana Saturday, but he suspects he'll return to the starting lineup for his final college game. This, plus more, here in this Ultimate Ticket GoldandBlack.com Sunday notebook.[details]
2007: Appeared in 12 games ... caught two passes for eight yards (4.0 average) and a touchdown - all vs. Eastern Illinois on Sept. 8 ... returned short kickoff for 15 yards at Indiana on Nov. 17.
2006: Received team's Most Improved Award - Offense for spring season ... appeared in 11 games as reserve and on special teams ... had two receptions for 17 yards (8.5 average) - both vs. Indiana State on Sept. 2.
2005: Awarded scholarship at conclusion of training camp ... appeared in all 11 games as reserve and on special teams ... did not catch any passes ... had six tackles (2 solo, 4 assists) ... came up with season-high four tackles (1 solo, 3 assists) on special teams at Wisconsin on Oct. 22.
2004: Did not play after joining team as a walkon.
High School: Three-time all-area and two-time all-conference selection ... as senior played quarterback and safety en route to being named team Player of the Year ... completed 60 of 91 passes (66 percent) for 850 with 10 passing touchdowns and three rushing touchdowns ... caught five touchdown passes his junior year before suffering knee injury ... had 56 tackles and 12 interceptions as sophomore ... played for conference championship team his sophomore year ... coaches were Jeff Cavanaugh, Steve Madden and Casey Venne ... also participated in baseball, basketball, golf and track and field.
Personal: Given name is Jerry Paul Wasikowski ... born Oct. 10, 1985 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... father, Paul, played football at Wisconsin ... brother, Paul, is junior offensive guard at Western Michigan.
- Purdue Sports Information