Purdue’s 2023 recruiting class increased by four the last two days when Tennessee defensive tackle Drake Carlson, Florida cornerback Zion Gunn, Texas running back Terrell Washington, Jr. and Louisville defensive end Micah Carter committed.

Carlson attends Father Ryan High School in Nashville, Gunn is from Winter Park, Fla., Washington plays at Wylie East in Wylie, Texas and Carter is a standout at St. Xavier.

What to know about Carlson
► The 6-foot-4, 260-pound Carlson is ranked No. 79 defensive lineman in the country, according to 247sports.com composite.
► He totaled 35 tackles eight tackles for loss and three sacks for a defense that allowed 16.6 points last season.

What to know about Carter
► At 6-5, 260 pounds, gives the Boilermakers a solid pass rusher off the edge.
► Had Power 5 offers from Arizona State, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, and West Virginia.
►The second defensive end from the 2023 class to join the Boilermakers.

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