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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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  • Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament

    Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament
    Strolling down Broad Street on Tuesday, Joey Rodriguez was startled when a man stopped his car in traffic, hopped out with a camera and asked Rodriguez to pose for a photo. This shortly after Rodriguez received a standing ovation from his VCU...
  • The Prospector For some talented players, college dream may come up short

    The Prospector  For some talented players, college dream may come up short
    This column can be written every year. In fact it is, usually. Except last year. I couldn't muster the energy. It's too depressing to write about all these great high school football players who lack the size to be great college football prospects. It'...
  • Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten

    Dollar signs blind Maryland officials in move to Big Ten
    Just when you think this wild game of conference musical chairs is over, the band starts up again and the craziness continues. What we learned when Maryland bolted the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten on Monday were some sad, ugly truths...
  • The Prospector: It just got more difficult recruiting Florida with Urban Meyer at Ohio State

    The Prospector: It just got more difficult recruiting Florida with Urban Meyer at Ohio State
    Urban Meyer is at Ohio State now. Florida fans are miffed and who can blame them. He left the Gators citing his health, his burnout and his lack of time with the family. Family weekends must have been wonderful this past season, with daddy/hubby spending...
  • The Prospector: Central Florida's Kenny Shaw, Christian Jones enter final year at FSU

    The Prospector: Central Florida's Kenny Shaw, Christian Jones enter final year at FSU
    Four years ago, there were two names that sat atop the Central Florida recruiting rankings for the Class of 2010. Lake Howell’s Christian Jones and Dr. Phillips’ Kenny Shaw were the top two players in the Sentinel’s Central Florida Top...
  • James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State

    James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State
    James Franklin did not like the fact the media — both social and traditional — spoiled the surprise. When the Penn State coach informed his players they would be eligible for postseason play this season, it was "anticlimactic," he said....
  • College football on TV this Saturday

    College football on TV this Saturday
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Penn State vs. Central Florida, in Dublin, Ireland 5:30 a.m., ESPN2 Celebrate...
  • Viewers' guide to college football

    Viewers' guide to college football
    MORNING Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1) 9 a.m., ESPN2 Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005. Boise...
  • Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game

     Pat Haden in wrong place at wrong time at USC-Stanford game
    A blue-ribbon committee convened early Sunday to choose the weekend's low-light playoff team. The 13-member panel was fictional, formulated in a columnist's post-Oregon drive back to the hotel, but included so many upstanding citizens its credibility...
  • James Franklin's first two days, new recruits, coaches and more

     
    So much to catch up with at Penn State now that James Franklin is on board. Let's get to it. 48 HOURS Tony Mancuso is the back-stage whiz of Penn State's sports information department. He produced this video of of......
  • Robert Marve: Purdue QB is a player who benefited from a transfer

     
    Robert Marve: Purdue QB is a player who benefited from a transfer We continue our five-part series looking at players who benefit from transferring to a new school. We started off with Arkansas' Ryan Mallett....