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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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  • College football: What games to watch on TV

    College football: What games to watch on TV
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING No. 13 Georgia (4-1) at No. 23 Missouri (4-1) 9 a.m., Channel 2 This game is...
  • QB J.T. Barrett coming into his own for resurgent Ohio State

    The Big Ten's most efficient passer is not the guy viewed as a potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg actually ranks 10th in that category. The top quarterback has not been Michigan State's Connor Cook, the offensive...
  • 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,...
  • Saturday's matchup: Purdue at Illinois

    Saturday's matchup: Purdue at Illinois
    TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; ESPN2, WSCR-AM 670, WJOB-AM 1230. Line: Illinois by 81/2. Records: Illinois 3-2, 0-1 Big Ten. Purdue 2-3, 0-1. Last meeting: Illinois beat Purdue 20-16 in West Lafayette, Ind., on Nov. 23, 2013. On the offensive:...
  • 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...
  • Purdue's visit a golden opportunity for Illinois

    Purdue's visit a golden opportunity for Illinois
    CHAMPAIGN — Once assistant coaches together at Ohio State and then rival head coaches in the Mid-American Conference, Illinois coach Tim Beckman and Purdue coach Darrell Hazell know each other well. "I've coached with Darrell, and a lot of guys on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...