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2018 Schedule/Results

Record: 6-6 (Conference: 5-4)

Date Opponent Result/TV
8/30 Northwestern L 31-27
9/8 Eastern Michigan L 20-19
9/15 Missouri L 40-37
9/22 Boston College W 30-13
9/29 @ Nebraska W 42-28
10/13 @ Illinois W 46-7
10/20 Ohio State W 49-20
10/27 @ Michigan State L 23-13
11/3 Iowa W 38-36
11/10 @ Minnesota L 41-10
11/17 Wisconsin L 47-44
11/24 @ Indiana W 28-21

2017 Schedule/Results

Record: 7-6 (Conference: 4-5)

Date Opponent Result/TV
9/2 Louisville L 35-28
9/8 Ohio W 44-21
9/16 @ Missouri W 35-3
9/23 Michigan L 28-10
10/7 Minnesota W 31-17
10/14 @ Wisconsin L 17-9
10/21 @ Rutgers L 14-12
10/28 Nebraska L 25-24
11/4 Illinois W 29-10
11/11 @ Northwestern
L 23-13
11/18 @ Iowa W 24-15
11/25 Indiana W 31-24
12/27 Foster Farms Bowl W 38-35

2016 Schedule/Results

Record: 3-9 (Conference: 1-8)

Date Opponent Result/TV
9/3 Eastern Kentucky W 45-24
9/10 Cincinnati L 38-20
9/24 Nevada
W 24-14
@ Maryland L 50-7
10/8 @ Illinois W 34-31
10/15 Iowa L 49-35
10/22 @ Nebraska L 27-14
10/29 Penn St L 62-24
11/5 @ Minnesota L 44-31
11/12 Northwestern
L 45-17
11/19 Wisconsin L 49-20
11/26 @ Indiana L 26-24

2015 Schedule/Results

Record: 2-10 (Conference: 1-7)

Date Opponent Result/TV
9/6 @ Marshall L 41-31
9/12 Indiana St. W 38-14
9/19 Virginia Tech.
L 51-24
Bowling Green L 35-28
10/3 @ Michigan St. L 24-21
10/10 Minnesota L 41-13
10/17 @ Wisconsin L 24-7
10/31 Nebraska W 55-45
11/7 Illinois L 48-14
11/14 @ N'western
L 21-14
11/21 @ Iowa L 40-20
11/28 Indiana L 54-36

All times Eastern

2014 Schedule/Results

Record: 3-9 (1-7)

Date Opponent Result/TV
8/30 W. Michigan W 43-34
9/6 Central Mich. L 38-17
9/13 Notre Dame
L 30-14
S. Illinois W 35-13
9/27 Iowa L 24-10
10/4 @ Illinois W 38-27
10/11 Mich St L 45-31
10/18 @ Minnesota L 39-38
11/1 @ Nebraska L 35-14
11/8 Wisconsin
L 34-16
11/22 Northwestern L 38-14
11/29 @ Indiana L 23-16

All times Eastern

2013 Schedule/Results

Record: 1-11 (0-8)

Date Opponent Result/TV
8/31 @ Cincinnati
L 42-7
9/7 Indiana St. W 20-14
9/14 Notre Dame
L 31-24
@ Wisconsin
L 41-10
9/28 Northern Ill
L 55-24
10/12 Nebraska
L 44-7
10/19 @ Mich St L 14-0
11/2 Ohio St L 56-0
11/9 Iowa L 38-14
11/16 @ Penn St
L 45-21
11/23 Illinois L 20-16
11/30 @ Indiana L 56-36

All times Eastern

No Hope For Purdue
Two Words: Bowl Eligible
Saturday, 25 November 2017 20:24

When this web site launched, it was a pretty dark time in Purdue Football.  There was no future for Purdue Football with Danny Hope as the head coach.  It didn't get any better with Darrell Hazell.  Critics hailed the hiring of Jeff Brohm and hopes were reborn that the Purdue Boilermakers would be back.  It's been a difficult season for Purdue, losing close games against quality B1G teams, losing David Blough, and missing Ja'Whaun Bentley for the game that mattered.  A game to get to .500 for the year.  A game to get bowl eligible.  A game for the Old Oaken Bucket.  A game where none of the current roster had beat the Hoosiers.  Or been to a college bowl game.

Today it came together.  A stingy Purdue defense surrendered just 124 yards (but gave up almost 400 passing yards, and 2-4 fourth down conversions).  A Purdue offense that featured Markell Jones and more than 200 yards rushing.  Even though the final score was 31-24, a couple late touchdowns by IU made it a lot closer than it was.

And so Jeff Brohm leads the Purdue Boilermakers to a bowl game in his first season.  Dilly Dilly!

Mahoungou WHO? Bowl Eligible Opportunity???
Monday, 20 November 2017 05:21

Purdue finds themselves at 5-6 and the opportunity to be bowl eligible for the first time since 2012.  And they did it by beating a team with a winning record!  I really thought the game was over when we suffered the safety.  But Iowa made the type of bone-headed plays that were typically reserved for the Boilermakers.  And Elijah Sindelar made plays, and led the team to victory.  I've been critical of Sindelar in that he can't lead this team.  Well, today he did.  And he did so by finding Anthony Mahoungou consistently.  Mahoungou was a name that we never seemed to hear about prior to this game.  But he's got 32 catches on the season, averaging more than 15 yards per game.

So now Purdue needs to win - at home - against IU.  And IU is trying to get bowl eligible with a win as well.  The story writes itself this year.  #BoilerUp!

0-Fer The Game
Sunday, 24 September 2017 21:25

This game was more important than what happened on the field in the game.  This game will define the rest of the Boilermakers season.  How will they react after absolutely blowing it with their second half "performance".  The Wolverines trailed the Boilermakers 10-7 at half time, and Purdue was holding fast.  But mid-way through the third quarter, Michigan put together a go-ahead touchdown drive that was aided by a personal foul "targeting" penalty.  It put new confidence on the side of the Wolverines, and they never looked back.

The Boilermakers looked about as bad in the 2nd half as any time in the post-Tiller era.  They never converted a single third down the entire game.  The time of possession was skewed heavily towards Michigan.  Two defenders were ejected from the game for targeting penalties.  David Blough had a QB rating of 9.2, and Sindelar wasn't much better, with a QBR of 26.5.  In fact, Jackson Anthrop's lateral pass back for 24 yards on the first play from scrimmage gave him a higher QBR with 99.3.  Purdue had just 30 yards rushing.  They only had the ball four times in the second half, for a total of about 4 total minutes and ganed just 11 yards.

Prior to the game, everyone had been lavishing praise on the turnaround of the program and that how Brohm deserved a contract extension already.  How the Boilermakers respond going forward is the real true test.  The team has shown promise.  But is it real change, or is it just a smoke screen.  That third quarter drive when Michigan went ahead was the drive that will define this season.  Will the Boilermakers come out next week, and for the rest of this season, and compete at a B1G level, or will the cave in like every Hope and Hazell?

Purdue Wins in Demoralizing Fashion
Saturday, 16 September 2017 23:16

You don't get a more complete win than this.  The Missouri commentators called the performance "demoralizing".  As well they should.

477 yards of total offense.

43:43 time of possession.

26 first downs.

8-17 on 3rd down conversions.

203 yards allowed on defense.


SSDC - Same Stuff Different Coach
Sunday, 03 September 2017 03:21

Welcome to Purdue Football, where playing for 42 minutes, stupid turnovers, and personal fouls are the name of the game.  Unfortunately, football games are 60 minutes long, and turnovers and personal fouls don't win games.  This game was over mid-way through the 3rd quarter when Purdue let Louisville get within two points at 21-19.  Yeah, Purdue was ahead and there was a lot of time on the clock, but that drive is what gave the Cardinals the hope they needed to come back and win the game.

We've said it before on this site and we'll say it again ... looking good and close losses don't deliver "W"s.

16 Straight Losses vs Ranked Teams
Saturday, 29 October 2016 20:50

Coach Parker has the Boilermaker squad playing 30 minutes of competitive football.  It's unfortunate that collegiate games are 60 minutes long.  Purdue completely fell flat after hanging with the 24-th ranked Penn State team, but fell apart in the second half, giving up 45 points while managing just 7 in a 62-24 loss.  Purdue is now 0-2 with Parker, and 3-5 for 2016.  They're 1-3 in the B1G.  And with the remaining opponents the opportunity to become bowl eligible is effectively non-existent.  They have to run the table, and all the opponents have a combined record of 18-11, and all have winning records, except for IU.

9 - 33 = Fired
Sunday, 16 October 2016 19:45

After 3+ seasons at Purdue, and with a winning percentage that's well below any academic grading curve, Darrell Hazell has been fired.  Wide Receivers coach Gerad Parker, will be the interim coach.

Maybe our new athletic director will hire a legitimate Division 1 head coach!

Too Little Too Late
Saturday, 15 October 2016 19:29

Another loss for a Darrell Hazell team.  Another home loss.  Another B1G loss.  Everyone took a collective breath when Purdue defeated Illinois last week, but remember that they're worse than Purdue.  And that's hard to imagine.  Iowa, on the other hand, is in 2nd place in the B1G West Conference.  Iowa is a team that generally wins the games they're supposed to, especially non-conference games.  And they came into West Lafayette and beat up the Boilermakers.  At the end of the 1st quarter, it was 21-0 and at half time, it was 35-7.  The game was never close.  Iowa panicked a little bit when Purdue managed to get within 14 points, but that didn't last long.

Purdue showed their classic defense.  They're ranked last in the B1G and last in Division 1 (FBS).  They couldn't get Iowa off the field.  In the first half, it seemed like every 3rd down was converted to a first down.  Purdue even surrendered a 3rd-and-15 QB rush for a touchdown in which the defense never got close enough to touch the quarterback.  Despite over 430 yards offense, less than 50 was on the ground.

Purdue falls to 3-3 (1-2).  Let's hope Hazell falls this year, too.

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