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Purdue Signee Profile: Byron Perkins

Byron Perkins camped at Purdue, where he impressed coaches with his length and ability.

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Purdue wants to be bigger in its secondary.

Byron Perkins can do that.

The De La Salle product is about 6-foot-3, 190-pounds, with room to get bigger.

"Byron Perkins is a tall cornerback for us. I think he's got range," Coach Jeff Brohm said on signing day in December. "He came to our camp and we liked him there, he did a good job. He has the ability to understand defense, but his range is definitely something that stands out."

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