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  • New Jersey halts Citrus Bowl betting; Purdue's Drew Brees in violation of regulations

    ESPN "New Jersey gaming regulators on Friday ordered sportsbooks to halt betting on the Citrus Bowl between Purdue and LSU because "an individual associated with the Purdue Football team" is in violation of state regulations. Sources familiar with the decision..." December 31

  • Former Texas QB Hudson Card commits to Purdue

    CBS Sports "Hudson Card has chosen Purdue as his transfer destination, the former Texas starting quarterback announced on Monday. Card threw for 1,523 yards and 11 touchdowns in three seasons with the Longhorns including 928 yards, six touchdowns and only one interception in 2022 as Quinn..." December 26

  • Drew Brees hired by Purdue as interim assistant coach to help with Citrus Bowl prep

    The Athletic "Drew Brees is returning to football temporarily. Purdue has hired the former Boilermakers and NFL quarterback as an interim assistant coach to help with preparations for the Citrus Bowl, the program announced Thursday. Here’s what you need to know: Brees will..." December 15

  • Purdue QB Aidan O’Connell skipping Citrus Bowl to prep for NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Purdue quarterback Aidan O’Connell will announce Thursday that he is skipping the Citrus Bowl to prepare for the NFL draft, ESPN reported. The 6-foot-3 senior completed 64.1 percent of his passes for 3,490 yards with 22 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in 12 games this season,..." December 15

  • Ryan Walters’ epic first move as Boilermakers head coach

    Clutch Points "Purdue Boilermakers head football coach Ryan Walters ensured he would become a fan and player favorite when he “pulled rank” during his first move as the lead man in West Lafayette. Sophomore running back Devin Mockobee, a former Navy recruit who flipped to..." December 14

  • Purdue names Illinois DC Ryan Walters as new head coach

    ESPN "Purdue has named Illinois defensive coordinator Ryan Walters, who oversaw the nation's No. 1 unit for much of the season, as its next head coach. Walters, 36, has spent the past two seasons at Illinois and was a finalist for the Broyles Award, which goes to the..." December 13

  • Ranking best Power Five jobs available after Purdue opens

    CBS Sports "Only two Power Five jobs remain open in the 2022 cycle as the coaching carousel slows down and the early signing period for high school prospects approaches. Among them is Purdue, which was left in a lurch as a result of a chain reaction set off by Luke Fickell leaving..." December 08

  • Purdue's Jeff Brohm finalizing deal to coach Louisville

    ESPN "Jeff Brohm is going back home, as he and Louisville are finalizing a deal to make him the Cardinals' next head football coach, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Brohm has been the head coach at Purdue the past six seasons and guided the Boilermakers to the Big..." December 07

  • The story of Texas, Purdue and college football's long-running drum wars

    ESPN "Like many of the state's most colorful tales, the story of Texas' Big Bertha and a decades-long rivalry over the biggest drums in college football began with the bravado of a wealthy oilman. In 1954, Longhorn Band benefactor Col. D. Harold "Dry Hole" Byrd, a man who..." November 09

  • P.J. Mustipher says what we we’re all thinking about Purdue’s choke job

    Clutch Points "The Purdue Boilermakers football program blew it. After a go-ahead, 72-yard interception return late in the game, Purdue University didn’t do enough offensively to hold onto the lead- and the defense tired, leaving the door open for a Penn State football comeback. So where did..." September 02