David Perkins
David Perkins


South Bend, Ind.

High School:

Last College:
Ohio State

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225




Winkler, Perkins Selected For MVFC All-Newcomer Team

With its two selections, the Illinois State football program has had at least two players selected for the league's all-newcomer team each year since 2004.


Redbirds Suffer 28-10 Loss at No. 1 North Dakota State

Illinois State will wrap up the regular season next Saturday at Southern Illinois looking to secure its fifth-straight winning season.


Explosive First Half Leads Redbirds to 55-14 Win Over Sycamores

The Redbirds scored a season-high 55 points in the win over the Sycamores


No. 24 Redbirds Open Newly-Renovated Hancock Stadium with 31-17 Win

ISU won its fifth-straight home opener under head coach Brock Spack.


Redbirds Set to Open 2013 Season at Ball State on ESPN3

The game will be the 17th in the series between the two schools.


WJBC Redbird Recap - ACU vs. Illinois St.

WJBC Redbird Recap - ACU vs. Illinois St.


2014 Redbird Football Spring Practice (April 10)

Redbird Football Spring Camp


2014 Redbird Football Spring Practice (April 8)

2014 Redbird Spring Football


Illinois State Vs. Northern Iowa

Illinois State Vs. Northern Iowa on Nov. 2, 2013.

2013: Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team selection ... played in all 11 games ... finished the season with 21 tackles, including 14 solo stops ... tied for the team lead with four sacks and added five tackles for loss ... forced a team-high three fumbles, broke up two passes and was credited with three quarterback hurries ... recorded 2.5 sacks and a career-high six tackles in a win over Abilene Christian ... had a sack and forced a fumble against Indiana State ... forced a fumble, recorded a half sack and 1.5 tackles-for-loss in the victory over South Dakota.

2012 at Ohio State: Saw action in nine games for the Buckeyes as a true freshman ... totaled six tackles, five of which were solo stops ... added one pass breakup ... posted a career-high three tackles against Purdue ... added a pair of stops against UCF.

Washington HS: Tabbed as the 13th-ranked "athlete" nationally by Rivals.com ... labeled as a 4-star recruit and the No. 22 outside linebacker by Scout.com)... member the Rivals 250 ... rated as the No. 2 senior in Indiana by Rivals.com ... totaled 103 tackles as a senior, with 22 tackles-for-loss, including seven sacks ... also had eight forced fumbles and nine pass break-ups ... tallied 63 tackles as a junior, including 13 sacks ... rushed for 1,311 yards with 15 touchdowns as a senior, plus had 20 receptions for 291 yards ... gained 765 rushing yards as a junior ... helped Washington to its first state championship game in 38 years in 2011 ... transferred to Washington after his sophomore season at Kalamazoo (Mich.) Central ... coached by Antwon Jones.

Personal: son of Natalie and Mac Henry.