As the stereotypes go, kickers aren't real athletes. They're weird, they're loners and they don't actually do anything at practice. Not this kicker.
Senior kicker Carson Wiggs knows what it means to be a leader.
The special teams captain has been leading since his freshman year. And currently, he is Purdue's all-time leading career field goal percentage leader (.715). The Texas-native also owns Purdue four longest field goals at 59, 55, 53, and 52. The accolades go on and on for this young man. It may be rare for teammates to look to kickers as leaders but not for this football team.
To learn more about one of Purdue's leaders I asked him about his thoughts on leadership:
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Until next time...Ever Grateful, Ever True. Boiler Up, Hammer Down and Hail Purdue!