Louisville makes it official, hires Purdue’s Jeff Brohm as head football coach
Louisville has made it official: Jeff Brohm is back in town. Brohm, one of the most accomplished signal callers in school history, will leave Purdue to return to his alma mater and lead Louisville football program, UofL Vice-President/Director of Athletics Josh Heird announced on Thursday.mlive.com
Michigan’s win over Ohio State a ‘convincing statement,’ Purdue coach says
Before Purdue took the field against Indiana on Saturday, head coach Jeff Brohm had a chance to watch the beginning of the Michigan and Ohio State showdown for the Big Ten East crown. “Ohio State started strong and Michigan just found a way to answer and they made big plays,” Brohm said Sunday during a Big Ten conference call. When Purdue has been unranked, it has reeled off five wins against ranked teams, including three against top-three teams: 2018 vs. No. “We try to get better each and every week,” Brohm said of Purdue’s propensity to upset opponents. “Without question, we’re playing, if not the top team in the country, one of the tops teams,” Brohm said.mlive.com
Indiana-Purdue cancel rivalry game again; bowl called off
The Indiana-Purdue rivalry game has been canceled again. It will be the first time in-state rivals have not met in a football season since the Spanish flu pandemic forced cancellations in 1918 and 19. Now, their rivalry game for the Old Oaken Bucket has been canceled for the second time in two weeks — and the third time this season. “As we stated last week, we know the history and tradition of this great rivalry game and how much it means to our current students, alumni and fans," they said Tuesday. The Hoosiers haven't won a bowl game since 1991 and Allen believes that would be a good way to wrap up a historic season.
Purdue’s Jeff Brohm tests positive for COVID-19
Purdue coach Jeff Brohm has tested positive for COVID-19, he confirmed in a Monday videoconference with reporters. That means the Boilermakers will be without their head coach when they open the season on Saturday against Iowa. Brohm becomes the first Big Ten head coach known to have tested positive for the coronavirus. Other coaches, including Florida’s Dan Mullen, Kansas' Les Miles, Florida State’s Mike Norvell and Arizona’s Kevin Sumlin have also tested positive for the virus. Alabama’s Nick Saban tested positive last week, but subsequent tests revealed that to be a false positive, allowing him to be on the field for the Tide’s Saturday win over Georgia.mlive.com
Purdue football vs. Northwestern: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
EVANSTON, Ill. Purdue looks to overcome the loss of another starting quarterback when it visits Northwestern on Saturday. LINE: Northwestern -1.5"He's a guy that I think can execute the offense," Purdue coach Jeff Brohm told reporters. "We'll get this thing turned around as I have a track record of winning football games," Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald told reporters. The Wildcats have been held without a touchdown in three straight games. Northwestern DE Joe Gaziano has recorded at least one TFL in four straight games, which is the longest streak of his career.
Nebraska football vs. Purdue: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Football can often be a war of attrition when it comes to keeping players on the field, and no two Big Ten teams have experienced more bad injury luck to key offensive personnel as Nebraska and Purdue in 2019. Nebraska and Purdue have each committed a Big Ten-high 16 turnovers. The Boilermakers have totaled 14 touchdowns in their last six games; their freshman class has accounted for 12 of those scores. Robinson's 407 receiving yards and 33 receptions are the most ever by a Nebraska true freshman, and he ranks second nationally among all freshmen in all-purpose yards (111.5 per game). PREDICTION: Nebraska 34, Purdue 20
Iowa football vs. Purdue: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Defensive back Michael Ojemudia #11 of the Iowa Hawkeyes runs back an interception during the second half against the Miami Ohio RedHawks on August 31, 2019 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. 21 Iowa looks to avoid its second three-game Big Ten losing streak in as many seasons when it hosts Purdue on Saturday. Purdue snapped a three-game skid with an impressive 40-14 win over Maryland on Homecoming. "Iowa doesn't give up points and they don't give up big plays as they make you earn it," Purdue coach Jeff Brohm told reporters. PREDICTION: Iowa 30, Purdue 16More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Maryland football vs. Purdue: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Josh Jackson #17 of the Maryland Terrapins throws a pass in the second quarter against the Temple Owls at Lincoln Financial Field on September 14, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. - Maryland looks to build off its blowout win in Week 6 when it visits a depleted Purdue squad on Saturday. The Terrapins, who climbed into the Top 25 after a 2-0 start, bounced back from disappointing losses to Temple (20-17) and No. The Terrapins have forced at least one turnover in 17 straight games, which is the third-longest active streak in the nation. PREDICTION: Maryland 28, Purdue 24More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Purdue football vs. Vanderbilt: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
(Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Vanderbilt and Purdue will meet for the first time since 1942 when the Commodores travel to West Lafayette, Ind., on Saturday afternoon. Both teams are still in search of a win after opening their seasons with losses in entirely different fashion. Vanderbilt won its only previous trip to West Lafayette, 3-0, in 1941 under second-year head coach Red Sanders. PREDICTION: Vanderbilt 31, Purdue 27More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Purdue football vs. Nevada: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
(Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)RENO, Nev. - Purdue pulled one of the biggest upsets of the 2018 season when it stunned No. ABOUT PURDUE (2018: 6-7)The strong-armed 6-foot-4 Sindelar completed 26-of-44 passes for 283 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions last season. Senior Tario Fuller, expected to start at running back, will also miss the game with a fractured jaw. Purdue was scheduled to leave for Reno on Wednesday night to adjust to the 4,500-foot altitude and time zone change. PREDICTION: Purdue 35, Nevada 24More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.