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Boilermakers hope nonconference schedule helps in Big Ten

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Purdue played a rugged nonconference schedule and lost three of four games. The question: Has that challenging start made the Boilermakers more battle-tested for No. 2 Michigan State this weekend, or will it negatively affect their confidence? Purdue (1-3) is the only Big Ten team under .500 heading into conference play, but the Boilermakers played a challenging...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Purdue Boilermakers

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Purdue Boilermakers. After two sub-.500 seasons, Matt Painter’s 2014-2015 Boilermakers appeared bound for another […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Purdue...
Via Inside the Hall
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Scary hit causes DQ in Bowling Green-Purdue game

There was a terrifying hit in today’s game between the Bowling Green Falcons and Purdue Boilermakers that left one player injured and out for the rest of the game and another ejected, and it wasn’t pretty. Purdue wideout Domonique Young received a pass from quarterback David Blough and was tackled shortly after, but a dirty hit by Bowling Green safety Eilar Hardy after the fact...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Purdue QB David Blough scores first career TD

David Blough was named the Purdue Boilermakers’ starting quarterback earlier this week and is getting off to a good start in his first career college game. Head coach Darrell Hazell has been very high on Blough and the Purdue fan base hasn’t been more excited about a quarterback in quite some time. Purdue is facing a very tough Bowling Green Falcons’ football team that has...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Blough ready to show star potential for Purdue

The Purdue Boilermakers are entering Week 4 of the college football season with a 1-2 record. They fell at home to Virginia Tech last Saturday by a final score of 51-24, which forced head coach Darrell Hazell to make a change at the quarterback position. Freshman David Blough will take over for Austin Appleby and there is a lot of excitement surrounding him heading into his first...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Depressing Timeline of Purdue Quarterbacks Since 2009

Does anyone want to feel the irresistible urge to day drink? Well have I got the pictures just for you. In honor of Purdue’s coaching staff naming redshirt freshman David Blough the starter for this weekend’s game against Bowling Green, I decided to take a half hour and chart every Purdue football quarterback that attempted at least 5 passes in every game since 2009. Why? Because...
Via Boiled Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilermakers make yet another QB switch

For the third year in a row, the Purdue Boilermakers have made a change during the season at quarterback.Austin Appleby was named the started after a strong fall camp in which head coach Darrell Hazell says he did a nice job of not turning the ball over. Now just three weeks into the season a change has been made. David Blough is the new starting quarterback:"This is not a panic...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue tabs new starting QB to replace Appleby

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Purdue has benched junior quarterback Austin Appleby in favor of redshirt freshman David Blough. It is the third time in Darrell Hazell's three seasons at Purdue that the Boilermakers have changed starting quarterbacks in September or October. He made the announcement Tuesday. Appleby started the first three games of the season along with the final seven...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Purdue football players arrested for theft

Purdue Boilermakers freshmen defensive backs David Rose and Evyn Cooper were arrested by university police yesterday morning after allegedly stealing bicycles on campus. The arrests were reported by The Lafayette Journal and Courier. Coach Darrell Hazell is aware of what happened, but is waiting for the legal process to play out before taking any action against his players, if any...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilers Roll Sycamores, But Questions Remain

Let’s put the good news first, because we have so few opportunities to do that: Purdue won, and won big. While the 38-14 score didn’t reflect the way the first three quarters went, it was a sound victory in a game in which Purdue never trailed. Appleby put up solid numbers (12-50 on the ground, 20-34-0 for 289 and 4 in the air) and played through some big hits, Markell Jones...
Via Boiled Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Purdue RB Markell Jones dives in for one-yard TD

The Purdue Boilermakers have looked extremely good this afternoon, although they are playing the Indiana State Sycamores. Last week was a difficult loss for the Boilermakers to handle against Marshall and they have obviously come out today looking to prove a point and take their frustration off of their in-state rivals. Markell Jones is one of the talented young players that Purdue...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

SIC ‘EM, MORE! The BS Predicto for ISU

Purdue heads into their home opener this weekend at a very frustrating 0-1 and much energy and angst has been spilled and spent in the days since Sunday’s collapse vs Marshall. There have been the usual “durrrr, don’t be so negative” remarks at those of us who live in the real world of facts and logic. There have also been the debates over what is the root cause of the mess...
Via Boiled Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall's Tiquan Lang Secures First Win In School History Over Power 5 Team At Home With Second Pick-6

The Purdue football program has been struggling for a few years now, and after a season opening loss to Marshall the end of the struggles does not appear to be coming anytime soon. The game started off with a pick-6 thrown by Austin Appleby, and it pretty much ended with another one--both by Marshall safety Tiquan Lang.After taking a 34-31 lead with a 6-yard touchdown run by Devon...
Via FatManWriting
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Purdue QB Austin Appleby Throws Touchdown Pass While Stiff-Arming Defender

Things did not start off well for Purdue quarterback Austin Appleby Sunday in the Boilermakers season opener against Marshall. However, the only good thing about throwing a pick-6 on the first play of the game is that you have the whole game to try and make up for it. he certainly took a step in that direction towards the end of the first quarter with the touchdown pass he threw...
Via FatManWriting
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Predicto Returns, 2015 Begins, Marshall Awaits

Believe it or not, we now begin coverage of our tenth season of Purdue football. Aneesh was just in the 4th grade when we got started, and Dave and boilerdowd had hair. Ah, it was a magical time. And in that time we’ve now seen three separate head coaches of Purdue football. In our time as Purdue fans, we’ve seen even more and it brings us to a weird spot – our alma mater has...
Via Boiled Sports
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Purdue Boilermakers Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Purdue Boilermakers are looking to bounce back from a 3-9 season last year, with high hopes of making it back to a bowl game. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Purdue’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers Football Preview: A look at the 2015 offense

It will be year three of the Darrell Hazell era at the helm of the Purdue Boilermakers, yet if you pay attention to preseason camps it will feel eerily familiar. Questions at quarterback, running back and an offensive line still a work in progress were features of this group back in 2013. Here we are in 2015 and those same three issues face this team. That’s not exactly the sign...
Via Talking 10
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers Football Preview: Did 2014 mean progress for Hazell’s bunch?

Life after Joe Tiller hasn’t exactly been fun for the Purdue Boilermakers nation. Since Tiller left the program for retirement following the 2008 season, Purdue football has made a mess of things. So much so that it has failed to produce a winning record in a regular season of football since the Tiller era. The 2014 season wasn’t the rock bottom of year one of the Darrell Hazell...
Via Talking 10
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue Football: QB Danny Etling, Former 4-Star Recruit, Transferring From The Program

Twitter/@dannyetlingfan Danny Etling, a one-time four-star recruit and the No. 17 quarterback in the 2013 class, is transferring from Purdue. The program announced the move this afternoon via press release.  “We appreciate all the hard work and dedication that Danny has put into the Purdue program,” head coach Darrell Hazell said. “We wish him nothing but the best in his...
Via College Spun
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Purdue Boilermakers unveil new alternate helmet for 2015

Purdue Boilermakers football needs something, anything to spark this team from obscurity in 2015. So, it appears Darrell Hazell’s bunch is going to continue to try to spice things up on the helmet front. Unlike past seasons when matte-black helmets with railroad track stripes or neon yellow decals have been used, this time around the Boilermakers are going to go white with the...
Via Talking 10
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubble Profile: The Curious Case of the Purdue Boilermakers

Prior to the start of Big Ten play, nobody in their right mind thought that the words “NCAA tournament team” and “Purdue” would even be near the same sentence, let alone in it. However, with just a week and a half left in February, the Boilermakers find themselves in second place in the Big Ten and firmly involved in the bubble hunt. How did this story evolve? Purdue had...
Via The Student Section
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue pops early guard commit C.J. Walker

The Purdue Boilermakers won an early recruiting battle Tuesday, as 6′-0″ junior C.J. Walker announced his commitment to Purdue over Butler and others. Walker, of Indianapolis Tech (IN), is considered by some to be the top 2016 point guard in Indiana. In-state guards Ryan Cline and Grant Weatherford have already committed to be part of Purdue’s ’15 class, ...
Via Hoopniks
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers gets yellow helmets to support cancer research

Purdue Boilermakers football needs all the attention it can get these days. However, the Boilermakers have come up with a unique way of doing so in 2014, as they will sport bright yellow helmet decals in support cancer research. Neon yellow logos, shoe laces, socks & gloves in all white uniforms to support cancer research & survivors! — Purdue...
Via Talking 10
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Someone Is Trying To Trade Purdue To Another Conference On The Columbus, Ohio Craigslist Board

The Big Ten is not having a great afternoon, with Nebraska, Penn State, and Illinois struggling with McNeese State, Akron, and Western Kentucky, respectively. However, no one in the conference is having a worse afternoon than the lowly Purdue Boilermakers, who trail Central Michigan, a MAC school that struggled against Chattanooga last weekend, at home 31-17 midway through the fourth...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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