2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
2-4, 5th in Big Ten - West
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1dAdam Rittenberg

Source: Marshall's Lambert to Purdue as co-DC

Purdue is continuing its defensive revamp by hiring Marshall's Brad Lambert as co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach, a source told ESPN.

When Brady faced Brees in college (0:55)
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34dTom VanHaaren

Diaco out as defensive coordinator at Purdue

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm announced Thursday that defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Bob Diaco will not return to the Boilermakers next season.

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42dTom VanHaaren

Indiana, Purdue agree to call off rivalry game

Indiana and Purdue have mutually agreed to cancel Saturday's Old Oaken Bucket rivalry game due to an increase in COVID-19 cases at the schools.

Purdue defender lifts Nebraska player after having helmet popped off (0:22)

The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack discuss playoff scenarios and their Week 14 picks; Andrea Adelson on the ACC's schedule change; and Ivan Maisel on the lack of diversity among head coaches

Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing College Football Playoff scenarios, who has the edge between Alabama and Notre Dame, College GameDay showcasing Coastal Carolina-Liberty, Jaret Patterson, and their Week 14 picks. Then, Andrea Adelson hops on to talk about the ACC’s schedule change, the possibility of Clemson and Notre Dame both making the playoff, and watching Sarah Fuller’s debut with her daughters (36:00). Later, Ivan Maisel drops by to talk about a very different Alabama-LSU matchup and the lack of diversity among head coaches (52:27).

Bell mosses defender for Purdue TD (0:24)
Horvath hurdles Rutgers defender (0:19)
Horvath breaks ankles to set up Purdue TD (0:52)
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56dTom VanHaaren

Purdue's Karlaftis tests positive for COVID-19

Purdue DE George Karlaftis, who had two sacks in three games this season and led the team with 17 tackles for loss in 2019, has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss games against Rutgers, Nebraska and Indiana.

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58dAdam Rittenberg

Brohm says Purdue moving on from OPI call

Purdue is moving forward after the offensive interference penalty at the end of Friday's loss to Minnesota, coach Jeff Brohm says.

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60dAdam Rittenberg

Purdue's Brohm faults late OPI call: 'Didn't like it'

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm said he did not get an explanation for a controversial offensive pass interference penalty against the Boilermakers in the final minute of Friday's 34-31 loss to Minnesota.

Minnesota takes advantage of controversial call, seals victory over Purdue with INT (1:32)
Purdue's David Bell hauls in impressive one-handed TD (0:39)
Purdue opens second half with 47-yard touchdown (0:38)
Rondale Moore gets the edge for a Purdue TD (0:33)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

N'western is 4-0 in the Big Ten for the 10th time & 1st since 1996 after a 27-20 win Sat. @ Purdue. NU has had a 4-0 or better overall record 6 times to face Wisconsin, last in 1962 when NU was 6-0/4-0 & ranked #1 under Ara Parseghian & lost 37-6 to #8 UW @ Madison. His Wildcats were 6-0/4-0 & #2 in ‘59 when #9 UW won 24-19 @ Evanston. NU was 4-0/1-0 in ‘50 & ‘51 & the Badgers won both. NU was 6-0/4-0 in ‘30 & 5-0/4-0 in ‘36 & NU won both. NU seeks its 7th 5-0 conference record.

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67dHarry Lyles

Purdue WR Moore ruled out against Northwestern

Purdue WR Rondale Moore, who has yet to play this season, will sit out against Northwestern on Saturday with what sources tell ESPN is a lower-body injury.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Purdue, 2-0, hosts N'western Sat. & the 'Cats are 3-0 in the Big Ten for the first time since 2000, when they lost Game 4 to the Boilers. NU has won 5 of 6 vs. PU & 4 straight @ PU. NU coach Pat Fitzgerald is 7-4 vs PU, 4-1 @ PU. NU is 32-51-1 all-time vs. PU, 12-11 since 1992 when Gary Barnett's first win was @ PU. PU seeks its first 3-0 conf. rec. since 2003. NU has scored exactly 21 points 2 games in a row (vs. Iowa & Neb.) for the 6th time ever & has never done that in 3 straight games.

Team Stats

Passing Yards309.016th
Rushing Yards81.5124th
Points For27.280th
Points Against29.859th