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Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue Boilermakers
The Purdue Boilermakers are the athletic teams at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They compete in the Big Ten conference, and the school colors are old gold and black. Famous athletes include John Wooden, Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Glenn Robinson and Rick Mount. Longtime basketball coach Gene Keady won 550 games over 25 years at the university.
The Purdue Boilermakers are the athletic teams at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. They compete in the Big Ten conference, and the school colors are old gold and black. Famous athletes include John Wooden, Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Drew Brees, Glenn Robinson and Rick Mount. Longtime basketball coach Gene Keady won 550 games over 25 years at the university. « Show less

Top Purdue Boilermakers Articles

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  • Weisman leads Iowa to 24-10 win over Purdue

    Iowa 24, Purdue 10: Mark Weisman ran for two touchdowns as the visiting Hawkeyes opened up Big Ten play with a win over the Boilermakers. C.J. Beathard completed 17-of-37 passes for 245 yards and a touchdown in his first career start for Iowa(4-1, 1-0...
  • Week 6 football recruiting notes: Richards' Tears lives up to nickname

    Week 6 football recruiting notes: Richards' Tears lives up to nickname
    Spencer Tears' nickname might apply to his unpredictable skills on the football field, but he doesn't plan to employ the same philosophy with his recruiting. The Richards senior, nicknamed "Suspense," is regarded as one of the top uncommitted seniors in...
  • Minnesota's Kill: Hit on Michigan's Shane Morris 'not intentional'

    The hit that started the Shane Morris concussion controversy was a vicious blow delivered by Minnesota defensive end Theiren Cockran. The Gophers led 30-7 early in the fourth quarter. Morris rolled left on third-and-16. The 6-foot-6, 255-pound Cockran...
  • Orlando East River CB Shelton Lewis commits to Purdue

    Orlando East River CB Shelton Lewis commits to Purdue
    Orlando East River cornerback Shelton Lewis committed to the Purdue University football program Tuesday night, picking the Boilermakers over in-state rival Indiana.  "I feel great. Now I don't have to worry about all of this recruiting," Lewis said....
  • Quarterback questions at forefront in Big Ten

    Quarterback questions at forefront in Big Ten
    Braxton Miller. Joel Stave. One was the Big Ten's top Heisman Trophy candidate. The other seemed set to lead Wisconsin into a colossal Week 1 showdown with LSU. But Miller had season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday, and Stave appears to playing second...
  • Oregon represents next step for Michigan State

     Oregon represents next step for Michigan State
    They huddled early in the week, the wannabe football coach and the actual football coach. Make no mistake: Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo believes a standard field goal should be worth two points, not three, and a guard should not play with...
  • Turnovers, third down slowing Illinois offense

     Turnovers, third down slowing Illinois offense
    CHAMPAIGN — Illinois' offense has been all about explosions and implosions. The Illini lead the Big Ten in passing with 309.4 yards per game, yet they're tied with Penn State for most interceptions with six. Illinois also has lost five fumbles...
  • College football on TV this Saturday

    Sports, College Football, Sports Television Industry, Texas A&M, Stanford Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and...
  • Illinois defense a mess in loss to Purdue

    CHAMPAIGN — After limping throughout the second half, quarterback Wes Lunt grabbed his left leg as he was sacked in the fourth quarter, hobbling off the field with the assistance of two trainers. Yet, it may not have been the most grisly,...
  • Illini QB Lunt expected to return against Purdue

    Illini QB Lunt expected to return against Purdue
    CHAMPAIGN — The starting quarterback was injured and his replacement threw three interceptions. But most of the questions surrounding Illinois’ quarterbacks on Monday were about the role of third-stringer Aaron Bailey. Wes Lunt is expected...
  • Grumbling over Michigan coach coming from all sides

    Grumbling over Michigan coach coming from all sides
    Credit Michigan coach Brady Hoke with one good decision: He's tuning out all the harsh criticism. "Not to hurt anybody's feelings, but no, I don't (read or listen to media reports). Never have," he said. "For us to get unfocused would be cheating this...