Purdue Boilermakers

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The Purdue Boilermakers are a mid-level team in the Big Ten conference (basketball used to suck and is now really good - complete with preseason hype). Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, IN.

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Things you will find in West Lafayette

  • Engineering students
  • Cornfields

Things you will not find in West Lafayette

  • Alcohol sold on Sundays

Basketball

2/24/2010 - Never Forget

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Facts

  • Under coach Gene Keady, had the coolest name for a student section--The Gene Pool.
  • Current coach Matt Painter appreciates a good can of hair gel.
  • Huge fans of Kelvin Sampson.
  • John Wooden played his college ball here.

Football

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Notable Players

Known as "the cradle of quarterbacks," the team has seen many notable and not-so-notable players such as Len Dawson, Bob Griese, Jim Everett, Drew Brees, and Neckbeard.

Other notable players are Rod Woodson and Mike Alstott.

Spoilermakers?

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Recent Coaches

Jim Coletto

The real reason Brian Griese went to Michigan. Coletto's personal motto was "Why risk it, go for the tie."

Joe Tiller

Nine bowl appearances in the last ten seasons with a record of 4-5. Forgot to recruit a defense during the 2005 and 2006 seasons.

Danny Hope

[Insert Star Wars joke here]. Continuing the great tradition of moustached coaches.

Fans

NCAA DIVISION I

BIG TEN

Illinois Fighting Illini
Indiana Hoosiers
Iowa Hawkeyes
Michigan Wolverines
Michigan State Spartans
Minnesota Golden Gophers

Northwestern Wildcats
Ohio State Buckeyes
Penn State Nittany Lions
Purdue Boilermakers
Wisconsin Badgers
Nebraska Cornhuskers (2011 get your corn on)


BCS CONFERENCES
NON-BCS CONFERENCES

Atlantic Coast
Big 12 10
Big East
Big Ten Twelve
Pac 12 10
Southeastern

Mid-American
Western Athletic
Mountain West
Sun Belt
Conference USA