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Purdue adds 2015 RB recruit

Purdue received a verbal commitment Tuesday from 2015 running back recruit Markell Jones, he announced on his Twitter account.

Columbus East High School, where Jones plays, confirmed the news.

Jones is 5-foot-10, 205 pounds, and rushed for 2,653 yards and 42 touchdowns last season as Columbus East went 15-0 and won the Class 4A state championship.