Purdue names Henry starting QB

One things is for sure, there is no shortage of offseason quarterback battles across the Big Ten heading into 2013. However, one battle is officially over as Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell publicly named Rob Henry his starting quarterback.  It's redemption for Henry, who was supposed to be the starter in 2011, but went down […]

Purdue Football Preview: Staff Predictions

Where has this week gone? Time flies when your talking Boilermaker football…. Who knew?  So far this week we've managed to cover just about everything from every angle, except we have yet to tell you how we actually see this season playing out. Of course this is an exercise on paper since we have no […]

Purdue Football Preview: Countdown to kickoff with BoiledSports

Welcome to the newest feature (and for those who know us from MadTownBadgers, this will be familiar) here at TheB1GTime – the Countdown to Kickoff podcast series. Each week as we preview the teams we'll bring on beat writers and fellow online personalities to break down the ins and outs of their specific teams.  Since […]

Purdue Football Preview: It Starts Up Front For Boilers’ Defense

Much like most everything else on the 2012 Purdue roster, the defensive unit left something to be desired last season. The defense gave up over 400 yards of offense per game. The Boilermakers allowed 181.92 rushing yards per contest, which placed them ninth in the Big Ten in that department. The pass defense didn’t fare […]

Purdue Football Preview: Hope leads to change following rocky 2012

(Ed. note: This is the first part in our summer long preview series'. Each week we'll explore a specific team in our "Countdown to Kickoff" series, starting things off will be the Purdue Boilermakers) Ahh, the Danny Hope era – its safe to say no one will ever be nostalgic for the days that he […]

Purdue’s Burke speaks truth about differences in Big Ten and SEC

It's the age old debate in these here parts – the Big Ten vs. the SEC – and its likely that it won't be going away anytime soon. Especially when you get AD's going on record and helping to fan the flames of the debate. That's just what Purdue Athletic Director Morgan Burke did during […]

Purdue reaping rewards of Hazel hire already

Darrell Hazel has yet to coach a single game in Ross-Ade Stadium, but that hasn't stopped the enthusiasm for Purdue football under Hazel, to the tune of more season tickets sold than last season already, at least according to Mike Carmin's twitter account.  As of Friday,

2012-13 Basketball Season Review: Purdue Boilermakers

Matt Painter is a heck of a coach and if you don't believe me, just watch some tape of the 2012-13 basketball team for all the proof you need. This was one of the youngest teams in terms of starting experience returning in the conference and I'll readily admit I thought this team was going […]

2013 Spring Football Exit Interview: Purdue Boilermakers

Spring football is officially over and that means we continue our look at what went down across the conference this spring in our "Exit Interview" series. Up today are the Purdue Boilermakers, one of two teams making a coaching change this season and the only one to do so after firing a coach.  Out is […]

Ex-Purdue coach takes shot at AD Burke

They say hell hath no furry like that of a woman scorned…. Perhaps they should amend that one a bit after what ex-Purdue football head coach Danny Hope unleashed on a West Lafayette TV interview on Tuesday night. According to the report it wasn't Hope's 22-27 record, but rather declining ticket sales and the suites […]

Quick to the Draw: Cowboys Take Care of Purdue in Dallas

  The outcome of the Heart of Dallas Bowl was never in question. Much to chagrin, but perhaps not the surprise, of Big Ten fans Purdue ended up on the short side of a 58-14 contest with Oklahoma State. 3 Thumbs up: -OSU’s offense was pretty efficient in this one. They protected the football and […]

Talking Darrel Hazell Hire w/ Boilermaker fans

Lost in all the scuttlebutt surrounding the shocking moves around Madison this week was the fact that Purdue may have grabbed the sneaky-good hire within Wisconsin's own division as they announced Darrell Hazell as the man to replace the fired Danny Hope.  Of course there's the usual mix of trepidation, excitement, and wait and see […]