Personal: 2008: Appeared in six games on special teams ... took over as holder on field goals and PAT attempts for final five games following injury to Curtis Painter.
2007: Played vs. Eastern Illinois on Sept. 8.
2006: Did not play after joining team as a walkon.
High School: First team all-state, all-region, all-area and all-conference after totaling 49 receptions for 1,034 receiving yards (21.1 average) and 12 touchdowns as senior ... first team all-area as junior ... coach was Bob Schellinger ... also played basketball ... named first-team all-area and all-conference and team Most Valuable Player his senior year.
Personal: Given name is Kristopher Usher Staats ... born Aug. 14, 1987 ... management major ... enjoys listening to music. - Purdue sports information