Purdue is continuing its defensive revamp by hiring Marshall's Brad Lambert as co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach, a source told ESPN.
- Source: Marshall's Lambert to Purdue as co-DC
- Diaco out as defensive coordinator at Purdue
- Indiana-Purdue won't play for Old Oaken Bucket
- Indiana, Purdue agree to call off rivalry game
Arizona has a high number of college football starting quarterbacks per capita, and two will be on display when the state hosts the Fiesta Bowl, featuring Iowa State's Brock Purdy and Oregon's Tyler Shough.
Purdue coach Jeff Brohm announced Thursday that defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Bob Diaco will not return to the Boilermakers next season.
Due to COVID-19 concerns in both programs, the football game between Indiana and Purdue for the Old Oaken Bucket won't be played this year.
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.
— Adrian Martinez ran for two touchdowns and passed for another to help Nebraska to a 37-27 victory over Purdue on Saturday.
Purdue's Aidan O'Connell will have season-ending surgery on his injured foot, coach Jeff Brohm confirmed Thursday.
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).
Derek Stingley Jr. was the No. 18 prospect coming out of high school. Sam Howell was No. 120. Where does the Class of 2019 rank now?
— Backup quarterback Johnny Langan sparked a second-half comeback to lead Rutgers to a 37-30 victory over Purdue Saturday in Big Ten Conference action.
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.
Purdue is moving forward after the offensive interference penalty at the end of Friday's loss to Minnesota, coach Jeff Brohm says.
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.
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.
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.