2012 (Senior): Appeared in six games, primarily on special teams ... rushed once and made first career reception at Massachusetts ... returned first career kickoff for 13 yards at Navy ... earned a scholarship for the 2012 season during preseason camp ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2011 (Junior): Made collegiate debut against No. 19 Illinois ... also played at No. 4 Wisconsin and at No. 12 Michigan State ... received first career carry against the Spartans and rushed for five yards ... named scout team player of the week following the Purdue game ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2010 (Sophomore): Did not see any game action in 2010 ... named scout team player of the week following the Illinois game ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2009 (Freshman): Did not see any game action in 2009 ... named special teams scout team player of the year ... four-time scout team player of the week (Eastern Kentucky, Western Michigan, Northwestern and Wisconsin).
Prep/Personal: Played for head coach Drew Wood at Bloomington South High School ... two-time all-conference selection and a member of two Conference Indiana championship teams ... rushed for 1,200 yards as a senior en route to team MVP honors ... also an honors student ... three-year football and basketball letterwinner ... 2008-09 basketball team won the Class 4A state title and posted a 26-0 perfect season ... team finished with a No. 3 national ranking by USA Today ... parents are Ken Blackwell and Linda Sutton ... born on May 30, 1990, David Michael Blackwell is a sport communication-broadcast major.