The Boilermakers open their season Sunday at Marshall. A full preview of the matchup, predictions, depth charts and more inside. Plus, a feature on junior Robert Gregory, who after two position changes has turned himself into a starter.Click here to read this issue!
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As Purdue enters its final week of preparation for Marshall, it eagerly awaits the return of its linebackers, including captain Ja’Whaun Bentley. Inside, a full report, plus analysis, notes, an early look at the Thundering Herd and more.Click here to read this issue!
The Boilermakers are confident headed into the 2015 season, after what they feel was a successful offseason and training camp. We’ll review inside. Plus, we feature senior offensive tackle David Hedelin, who has taken a long trip to get to Purdue, and junior linebacker Jimmy Herman, who has built himself into a potential playmaker. Also, take a look at the preseason depth chart and more. And, we preview the volleyball season, profile new soccer coach Drew Roff and take a look at the latest in facilities.
Anthony Brown and Frankie Williams first met on a track in Tampa. Now, they’re teammates, good friends and two of the best cornerbacks in the Big Ten. In the Gold and Black Illustrated football preview, read about the seniors, their bond, and their desire to get the Boilermaker program back headed in the right direction. Also in this issue, we go in-depth about Purdue, with breakdowns of the offense, defense and special teams, and features on center Robert Kugler and kicker Paul Griggs. We project the depth chart, plus talk to Coach Darrell Hazell about his expectations for Year 3. Also, a look back to former walk-on quarterback Carl Buergler, who is making it big now. And we catch up with now-retired QB Kyle Orton. Those stories and glances at the Big Ten and Purdue’s 2015 opponents inside.
Inside is a review of Purdue’s spring football season, including a recap of the news and notes that marked the last couple months for Darrell Hazell and Co. We feature the battle to lock down the running back position, plus profile emerging tackle Jake Replogle. Scouting reports on the offense and defense, a depth chart, the latest in recruiting and more. Also, A.J. Hammons returns to the Boilermakers. A look ahead to men’s basketball, along with the latest in recruiting. Sharon Versyp’s Boilermakers are building back up. Also, features on track and field, softball, volleyball and more.
Inside, a full breakdown of Purdue’s 2015 recruiting class, with a signee-by-signee look at the next Boilermakers. Plus, breakout features on two Mr. Football honorees – Markell Jones of Indiana and Elijah Sindelar of Kentucky – and others, like the junior college wide receivers, who might make an early impact in their Purdue careers. Also, A.J. Hammons has risen in the last month, with his strong play leading the Boilermakers toward the postseason. And another is inspiring the women’s basketball team in a different fashion. Also, recruit updates, baseball and softball season previews and much more.