Purdue needs outside receivers, and the senior from France is busting his butt to see more playing time.
Anthony Mahoungou – Sr.
Paris, France (West Hills Community College)
6’3”, 210 pounds
2017 Projection: Contributor at wide receiver
The word on Mahoungou is that he is a hard worker, but limited in what he can actually do. He is a tall, fast receiver, but has yet to truly break out after two years. In 2015 he came over as a JuCo transfer and played in all 12 games. He finished with 8 passes for 93 yards, but like many players under Hazell, he had a strong first game (four receptions for 59 yards) and then was relegated to the bench.
Last year was a little better. He had 13 receptions for 99 yards, but still did not truly breakout because there were a lot of seniors ahead of him. Now he is one of those seniors. His hard work will probably get him on the field, especially at a position of need, but we are unsure of his impact.