Video: Purdue's freshman RB scores 32-yard TD for 14-6 lead over Illinois
Purdue may be without its starting running back Markell Jones, but freshman Brian Lankford-Johnson has stepped in quite nicely.
Lankford-Johnson currently has 65 yards and a touchdown after just seven carries against Illinois early in the second quarter.
He's a frosh, folks!
Brian Lankford-Johnson runs for the 32-yard @BoilerFootball TD.
— Purdue On BTN (@PurdueOnBTN) October 8, 2016
Thanks to the 32-yard score, the Boilermakers currently lead 14-6 with 9:59 remaining before halftime. Coming into the game, Lankford-Johnson recorded just nine times for 63 yards and a touchdown.
The game can be seen on Big Ten Network.