Update: Dignitaries, sports figures attend Trent funeral

Football 01/08/19, 19:17

The Latest on the funeral service for Purdue University superfan and cancer activist Tyler Trent (all times local):7 p.m.Hundreds of dignitaries, sports figures and other people have attended the funeral for Purdue University superfan and cancer activist Tyler Trent.In a sanctuary of an Indianapolis church featuring many items of sports ...

Purdue, Auburn meet for 1st time in Music City Bowl

Football 12/27/18, 14:49

Music City Bowl: Purdue (6-6) vs. Auburn (7-5) at Nashville, Tennessee, Friday, 1:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)Line: Auburn by 3 1/2Series Record: First meeting.WHAT'S AT STAKEPurdue can win a second straight bowl game and finish with a winning record under coach Jeff Brohm. Auburn can notch a bowl victory for the ...

Dixon, Simmer, Wimbush win Comeback Player of Year honors

Football 12/18/18, 12:02

Kent State receiver Antwan Dixon, Dartmouth defensive lineman Seth Simmer and Carson-Newman running back Antonio Wimbush are the first recipients of the Mayo Clinic college football Comeback Player of the Year Award.The new award recognizes college football players from FBS, FCS and lower divisions who overcome injury, illness or other ...

Boilermakers earn Bucket, bowl bid with 28-21 win at Indiana

Football 11/24/18, 15:48

Purdue's David Blough threw three more touchdown passes, receiver Rondale Moore scored twice and tied a school record with his seventh 100-yard game of the season Saturday to lead the Boilermakers to a 28-21 victory at rival Indiana.By reclaiming the Old Oaken Bucket for the second straight year, Purdue (6-6, ...

Wisconsin celebrates Taylor-made OT victory at Purdue

Football 11/17/18, 19:53

Jonathan Taylor rushed for a career-high 321 yards and scored three times including the decisive 17-yard run in triple overtime to give Wisconsin a 47-44 come-from-behind victory at Purdue on Saturday.Taylor's 33 carries matched his career high from earlier this season and helped the Badgers (7-4, 5-3 Big Ten) avoid ...

Boilermakers, Badgers hope to rebound following losses

Football 11/16/18, 13:50

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm has marveled at David Blough's resilience.During his first two seasons in West Lafayette, Brohm watched his quarterback rebound from frustrating performances, demoralizing injuries and the loss of his starting job. Blough's steady demeanor and inspirational words found a perfect home in the Boilermakers' locker room, serving ...

Minnesota defense shows in 41-10 win against Purdue

Football 11/10/18, 19:49

Minnesota's maligned defense held Purdue to season-lows in yards and points, and Seth Green had a touchdown rushing and passing for the Gophers in a 41-10 win against the Boilermakers in the cold and snow on Saturday.Redshirt freshman Mohamed Ibrahim ran for 156 yards for Minnesota, which played its first ...

Gashed by long gains, Minnesota D seeks rebound vs. Purdue

Football 11/09/18, 04:03

Favorable field position has meant little for Minnesota this season, as huge gains against the Gophers have piled up as if opponents are playing a video game.This will be an especially difficult week for the defense to try to stem this tide of long touchdowns, with Purdue's offense possessing as ...

Evans’ field goal sends Purdue past No. 19 Iowa 38-36

Football 11/03/18, 19:13

Spencer Evans made a 25-yard field goal with 8 seconds left Saturday, giving Purdue a 38-36 upset over No. 19 Iowa and putting the Boilermakers back in the Big Ten's West Division title hunt.David Blough threw three touchdown passes to Terry Wright and topped the 300-yard mark for the fifth ...

Purdue returns to cleanup mode after winning streak ends

Football 10/29/18, 16:01

Purdue had all the answers for four glorious weeks.Quarterback David Blough played impeccably, the defense proved it could go toe to toe against some of the nation's top teams and everybody made an impact in the Boilermakers' success.It all went wrong last weekend against Michigan State, forcing coach Jeff Brohm ...

Michigan State halts Purdue’s run, 23-13

Football 10/27/18, 16:08

Rocky Lombardi threw for 318 yards and two touchdowns in his first start for Michigan State, and the Spartans halted Purdue's four-game win streak, beating the Boilermakers 23-13 on Saturday.With Brian Lewerke out with a shoulder injury, Lombardi guided the offense, and Michigan State (5-3, 3-2 Big Ten) didn't hold ...

No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out 49-20

Football 10/20/18, 23:41

D.J. Knox rushed for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and Purdue shook up the College Football Playoff chase with a 49-20 blowout of No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday.Purdue cornerback Antonio Blackmon (14) breaks up a pass to Ohio State wide receiver Terry ...

No. 6 Michigan needs to beat No. 24 Spartans to keep rolling

Football 10/18/18, 03:16

Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 6 Michigan at No. 24 Michigan StateThis is huge for Jim Harbaugh, whose team has won six straight and entered the top 10 for the first time this season. The Wolverines (6-1, 4-0 Big Ten) have established ...

Blough’s resurgence has Purdue in position to make a charge

Football 10/15/18, 15:12

Purdue quarterback David Blough never lost his faith.While being whisked away in an ambulance with a gruesome ankle injury last November, he kept telling himself he'd make it back. When Blough did limited work at spring practice, he insisted his quick recovery would help him reclaim the starting job. And ...

Purdue rolls over Illinois 46-7

Football 10/13/18, 19:43

Purdue rolled over Illinois 46-7 on Saturday, dampening the Illini homecoming festivities and dimming their postseason hopes.Illinois (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) arguably played its worst game of the year. Purdue (3-3, 2-1) scored 46 unanswered points after the first series. Illinois began the game scoring on a five-yard keeper by ...

First win at Memorial Stadium big for Boilermakers

Football 09/30/18, 10:31

Purdue defeated an 0-3 team Saturday. But for the Boilermakers, getting their first victory at Memorial Stadium was still big.“I think it’s a huge win for us,” said coach Jeff Blohm. “I don’t care what Nebraska’s record is, coming into this venue against a football team that’s on the ropes ...

Purdue wins 42-28, sends Huskers to record 8th loss in row

Football 09/29/18, 20:00

David Blough threw for 328 yards and accounted for two touchdowns, D.J. Knox scored twice on short runs and Purdue beat Nebraska 42-28 on Saturday to send the Cornhuskers to their program-record eighth consecutive loss.The Huskers amassed 582 total yards and 30 first downs but couldn't overcome five personal fouls ...

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