"I just got back from my official visit to Purdue," defensive back Bernard Pollard said. "I made an oral commitment. I'll be playing for Purdue."
"The academics are great. The football program and the coaches are great. I really think it's the place for me."
Pollard said Indiana and Michigan also offered and were his other finalists.
The 6-foot-2 and 210 pounder from Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Southside led his team to a 7-5 record. Pollard made 123 tackles, forces 23 fumbles, and picked off three passes.