From role players who could become stars to early-enrollee freshmen who could make an instant impact, these 20 players hope to ride spring breakouts to fall stardom.
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Purdue starting quarterback Elijah Sindelar has received an additional year of eligibility from the NCAA, the team confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. Sindelar hopes he won't need the extra year, however, as he eyes a transition to the NFL.
- Purdue QB Sindelar gets extra year of eligibility
- Purdue's Brohm gets 7-year, $36.8 million deal
- Purdue honors Tyler Trent with stadium memorial
- Student makes 100-mile trek to IU to honor Trent
Jeff Brohm is 13-13 with bowl appearances in both of his seasons as Purdue's head coach.
Ready for spring football games? We thought so. It's an important weekend for Clemson, LSU and several other high-profile programs.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
When Purdue kicks off its season Aug. 30 against Nevada, this will be Gate TT, the Tyler Trent Student Gate, in honor of Purdue student and superfan Tyler Trent, whose story began to be told here before the Michigan game in 2017 and who inspired millions during the final months of his fight against cancer.
Purdue renamed Gate E at Ross-Ade Stadium to Gate T2, the Tyler Trent Student Gate, and will place a plaque explaining Trent's story and contributions to the university.
Whether it was pushing for B1G expansion or pushing back against a playoff, Jim Delany has been central to every big CFB debate for three decades.
Purdue student Aaron Lai walked nearly 100 miles from West Lafayette to Bloomington in honor of Purdue superfan Tyler Trent, who died in early January from a rare form of bone cancer. The walk raised more than $20,000 for cancer research.
The usual suspects -- Michigan and Ohio State -- are near the top of the recruiting rankings again, but the most surprising classes in the conference are at places like Nebraska, Purdue and Wisconsin.
Trevor or Tua? Tua or Trevor? Quarterback is only the start of the debates for this early look at next season's All-America team.
The FBI is now investigating the case of a Florida man accused of making death threats against the family of a Purdue University superfan and cancer activist who died last week.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and members of the Purdue football team were among those who paid their respects to Tyler Trent, who died Jan. 1 of a rare bone cancer.
A man was arrested and charged with making death threats against the mother of late Purdue superfan Tyler Trent.
ESPN 300 wide receiver Jadon Haselwood announced his commitment to Oklahoma on Saturday at the All-American Bowl. Haselwood is a five-star who had previously committed to Georgia but decommitted from the Bulldogs in October.
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN 300 wide receiver David Bell committed to Purdue on Saturday. The Indianapolis receiver gives the Boilermakers three ESPN 300 commitments in the 2019 class, which is the same amount Purdue had in the six classes combined from 2013 to 2018.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Ja'Whaun Bentley on Tyler Trent: He was a hero.
Tyler Trent, who had a rare form of bone cancer, died on Tuesday. The former Purdue University student was 20 years old.
Trent influenced the lives of many with the manner in which he carried himself. Adrian Wojnarowski shares his memories of the cancer research advocate and Purdue Boilermaker.
Auburn scored eight touchdowns in the first half against Purdue in the Music City Bowl to set a record for most points scored in any half of a bowl game.