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Purdue kicker Wiggs named SI.com Preseason All-American

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue kicker Carson Wiggs has been named a first team preseason All-American by SportsIllustrated.com. The senior from Grand Prairie, Texas, owns the four longest field goals in school history (59, 55, 53 and 52 yards), has the highest career field goal percentage ever at Purdue (.715, 37 for 51) and has […]

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Boilers gather to remember Sean Matti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue football team, numerous student-athletes from other varsity sports, athletics department administrators and school officials joined family and friends Wednesday at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center on campus in remembrance of running back Sean Matti. Head coach Danny Hope, team chaplain Marty Ditmar and teammates Kurt Lichtenberg and Joe Holland were among those who spoke at […]

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Purdue falls to Notre Dame in season opener, 23-12

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Dayne Crist threw for 205 yards and a touchdown in his first start, Armando Allen ran for a score and Notre Dame’s defense was solid Saturday in a 23-12 win over Purdue that gave coach Brian Kelly a victory in his Fighting Irish debut. Notre Dame led 20-3 after three quarters […]

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Inaugural Boiler Bridge Walk to bring together Purdue football, Greater Lafayette community

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The inaugural Boiler Bridge Walk will be held Friday, September 10 beginning at 5:30pm. After the Sept. 10th walk, subsequent Boiler Bridge Walks will take place on Fridays before each of the seven home games and feature the Purdue Football team interacting with fellow citizens as they walk across the John T. […]

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Boilermakers, Purdue Athletics to raise funds for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue is taking an active role in providing aid to the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. The Athletics Department has designated the Feb. 20 men’s basketball game versus Illinois and the Feb. 25 women’s game against Michigan State as an opportunity for fans to […]

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Purdue Football: Werner granted sixth year of NCAA eligibility

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue linebacker Jason Werner has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA and will play for the Boilermakers in 2010. Since arriving at Purdue, Werner has been healthy for only three seasons: 2005, 2007 and 2009. He missed both the 2006 and 2008 seasons with a recurring back […]

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