Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue Boilermakers

Top Articles

Big Ten Football 2020 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 5 days ago
The 2020 Big Ten predictions begin with a couple of familiar faces atop the divisions: Ohio State and Wisconsin. The Buckeyes and Badgers have combined for 11 out of the 18 appearances in the conference title game since its inception prior to 2011. Penn State should be Ohio State’s top competition in the East, with Michigan up next in third. Minnesota isn’t far behind Wisconsin,...

Purdue Football: 2020 Boilermakers Season Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm remains one of the brightest offensive minds in college football. Yet the Boilermakers took a step back in 2019 because of a string of devastating injuries to key players and a porous defense that ranked near the bottom of the Big Ten in most statistical categories.   In his fourth year, Brohm is eager to show that last year’s 4–8 campaign was an...

Big Ten Football 2020 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 10 hours ago
The 2020 All-Big Ten team is led by 15 selections from Ohio State, with Michigan up next with 12. Iowa and Penn State headline the next tier with 11 picks. Those four teams are the only ones to hit double-digit picks, but seven other programs had at least seven selections on the 2020 All-Big Ten squad.   Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for 2020. Now, it’s time to take a look...

When Does College Football Start in 2020?

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
College football’s 2020 season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 29 with five overall matchups on tap for Week 0. With the matchup between Navy and Notre Dame moved from Ireland and to Labor Day weekend, Hawaii-Arizona and California-UNLV provide the most intrigue for Week 0. Week 1 also features plenty of interesting matchups as the 2020 FBS season gets into full swing with...

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The 2020 college football season is scheduled to officially begin on Saturday, Aug. 29, but it's never too early to start thinking about top 25 rankings and what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the national title picture. However, the list of favorites for this year starts with familiar contenders:...

NFL Draft 2021 Top Quarterback Prospects

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
The 2021 NFL Draft is slated to take place from April 29-May 1 in Cleveland, Ohio. While the 2020 college football season has yet to unfold, it's never too early to take a look at which quarterbacks could top the rankings or the wish list for teams next spring. The pool of top prospects at quarterback is headlined by Ohio State's Justin Fields and Clemson's Trevor Lawrence, as both...

College Football's Best Players Not Taken in the 2020 NFL Draft

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 weeks ago
With the 2020 NFL Draft officially in the books, it’s time to look back and see which of college football’s biggest stars went undrafted. Whether it was a concern about size, overall talent, an injury, how a player will transition from scheme or handle the jump to the NFL, a handful of stars from the previous college football season did not hear their name called over the three-...

Big Ten Football: Top 25 2021 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

By Kevin McGuire, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Big Ten continues to pump out NFL talent. In the 2020 NFL Draft, the Big Ten had the second-most players drafted (48) with only the SEC having more (63). Ohio State continued to lead the way with a total of 10 players picked by NFL franchises. Looking forward a year from now, Ohio State could have another big year in the draft.   In fact, it could be a pretty lopsided year for the Big...

Grading College Football's Head Coach Hires for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 1 week ago
College football’s 2019-20 coaching carousel featured 24 changes, including moves at Florida State, Ole Miss, Washington State, Colorado and Arkansas. With the carousel completed and all 24 jobs filled, it's time to rank and grade the new hires and see how they fit with their new programs. Florida State's hire of Mike Norvell takes the top spot in Athlon's grades, but...

College Football's Early Top 50 Players for 2020

By Steven Lassan, 4 months 2 weeks ago
The 2020 college football season is still months away, but the start of spring practice is inching closer for all 130 teams (some have already begun), so it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron. As expected, quarterbacks top the rankings for 2020. Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Ohio State's Justin Fields were...