Starting CB Reeves, two backups are out

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Three Purdue players have been
ruled academically ineligible for Thursday's Capital One Bowl
against Georgia, including starting cornerback Jacques Reeves.

Reeves is fourth on the team with 64 tackles and also has two

The other two players the school ruled ineligible -- defensive
tackle Dontrey Flemings and offensive lineman Nick Pilipauskis --
have played sparingly this season.

Purdue (9-3) plays Georgia (10-3) Thursday in Orlando,

Georgia receiver Michael Johnson and cornerback Kenny Bailey
were ruled academically ineligible for the game on December 19th.