|Date of birth:||February 5, 1984|
|Place of birth:||Pago Pago, American Samoa|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||295 lb (134 kg)|
|High school:||Leone (AS)|
|NFL draft:||2007 / Round: 6 / Pick: 200|
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Career NFL statistics
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He played college football at the University of Hawaii, where he played in 48 games making 208 tackles and 19 sacks.
Purcell was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (200th overall) in the 2007 NFL Draft. He was a member of the practice squad for the first 16 weeks of his rookie season and was activated to the team for the final regular season game against the San Francisco 49ers on December 30. He remained on the practice squad for the 2008 season.
Following the 2008 season, Purcell was re-signed to a future contract by the Browns on December 30, 2008. He was waived/injured on August 24, 2009.