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  • Purdue Boilermakers announce defensive coordinator Bob Diaco will not return

    ESPN "Purdue coach Jeff Brohm announced Thursday that defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Bob Diaco will not return to the Boilermakers next season. Diaco was hired to replace Nick Holt last December after serving as Louisiana Tech defensive coordinator for one season, and as..." December 17

  • Indiana Hoosiers, Purdue Boilermakers' Old Oaken Bucket game off, first time in century

    ESPN "For the first time in more than a century, Indiana and Purdue won't play for the Old Oaken Bucket. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Hoosiers and Boilermakers announced that they've canceled Friday's scheduled game in Bloomington, Indiana, because of..." December 15

  • Indiana Hoosiers, Purdue Boilermakers won't play Old Oaken Bucket football game

    ESPN "Indiana and Purdue have mutually agreed to cancel their football game Saturday in Bloomington because of an increase in COVID-19 cases at the schools. In a joint statement, Indiana athletic director Scott Dolson and Purdue counterpart Mike Bobinski expressed their..." December 10

  • Indiana pauses football activities; no call yet on game vs. Purdue

    ESPN "Indiana paused team activities Tuesday because of COVID-19 concerns within the program. The 12th-ranked Hoosiers did not practice Tuesday morning, and players and coaches underwent PCR testing. Indiana's scheduled opponent, Purdue, announced earlier Tuesday that it..." December 09

  • Purdue defender stops Nebraska player in his tracks, loses helmet, carries him backward

    USA Today "There's quite a bit going on in this play from Saturday's Nebraska-Purdue game in West Lafayette, Indiana. Cornhuskers wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson is trucking upfield when he is stopped in his tracks by Boilermakers safety Marvin Grant, whose helmet pops off after the..." December 05

  • New Era Pinstripe Bowl Canceled

    The Big Lead "The New Era Pinstripe Bowl has been canceled, further marring what promises to be an especially bleak holiday season. It's been a tough year and we won't even be able to escape into a Purdue-Pittsburgh slugfest on a Tuesday afternoon. How much more can a nation take before hitting its..." November 27

  • Jeff Brohm says Purdue Boilermakers moving on from OPI call in Friday's loss

    ESPN "Purdue coach Jeff Brohm said the team is moving forward after a controversial offensive pass interference penalty at the end of Friday's loss at Minnesota. Brohm on Monday said he had spoken to the Big Ten office about the offensive pass interference foul on tight end Payne..." November 23

  • Purdue tweets funny reaction to controversial pass interference penalty

    Larry Brown Sports "Purdue tweeted a funny reaction to the controversial pass interference penalty that cost the team in a 34-31 loss at Minnesota on Friday night. The Boilermakers were down by three with under a minute to go and had the ball at the Minnesota 19. They threw what appeared to be the..." November 21

  • Jeff Brohm livid after Purdue robbed of touchdown by pass interference penalty

    Larry Brown Sports "Jeff Brohm was absolutely livid after a pass interference penalty wiped out Purdue’s go-ahead touchdown during a 34-31 loss to Minnesota on Friday night. The Boilermakers had a 1st-and-10 from the Minnesota 19 with 58 seconds left. Jack Plummer threw a perfect pass to the corner..." November 21

  • Wisconsin vs. Purdue game canceled as Badgers continue to deal with COVID-19 outbreak within program

    CBS Sports "No. 10 Wisconsin will not play Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 7, due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak within its program. An announcement from the school on Tuesday noted that all football-related activities remain paused due to the coronavirus. In all, the school reports 27..." November 03

  • Wisconsin says COVID-19 outbreak is up to 22; Purdue game could be in jeopardy

    Yahoo! Sports "The COVID-19 outbreak within the Wisconsin football team keeps growing. Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said Saturday morning on ESPN’s “College GameDay” that the team had 22 people who had tested positive for the coronavirus. That’s up from..." October 31

  • Purdue football coach Jeff Brohm expects to return to team Wednesday

    ESPN "Purdue football coach Jeff Brohm expects to rejoin the team Wednesday after recovering from COVID-19, he said Monday. Brohm, 49, tested positive last week for the coronavirus and since has been self-isolating. Big Ten policy requires coaches and football staff who test positive..." October 26

  • Rondale Moore to miss Purdue's season opener vs. Iowa

    Journal & Courier "Purdue receiver Rondale Moore opted back in to play during the 2020 season.  However, Moore's season debut won't happen Saturday when the Boilermakers host Iowa at Ross-Ade Stadium.  Purdue announced Friday that Moore will not be available for the season..." October 23

  • Purdue football coach Jeff Brohm tests presumed positive for COVID-19

    USA Today "Purdue coach Jeff Brohm returned a presumed positive COVID-19 result during the team's daily antigen testing protocols Sunday, the school announced.  The football program is awaiting confirmation via a PCR test, which could take up to 24 hours.   According..." October 18

  • Purdue suspends 13 athletes for party that violated coronavirus pledge

    USA Today "Purdue gave 14 students, including 13 student-athletes, until Wednesday to clear out of their residence hall rooms after being suspended, accused of having a party that violated the university’s coronavirus-era Protect Purdue Pledge, the dean of students announced..." September 29

  • Purdue's Rondale Moore Opts Back In for 2020 Season

    SI "Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore has opted back in and will play in the 2020 season. Moore announced his decision on ESPN's College Football Live on Thursday, while coach Jeff Brohm also confirmed it on social media. On Aug. 6, Moore opted..." September 24

  • Purdue's Jeff Brohm drafts detailed outline for spring season starting Feb. 27

    The Score "Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm has a plan to play the postponed fall football season in the spring. Brohm has drafted a detailed proposal for the Big Ten campaign that includes an eight-game spring schedule running from Feb. 27 to April 17. The season would feature no bye weeks and..." August 13

  • PSU's Micah Parsons, Purdue's Rondale Moore opt out of season

    NFL.com "Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons and Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore, two of the top players in the Big Ten Conference, announced opt outs for the 2020 college season on Thursday. Both cited concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and intend to enter the 2021 NFL Draft as..." August 06