2012 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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2012 Purdue Boilermakers football
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Conference Big Ten Conference
Leaders Division
2012 record 6–7 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Danny Hope (4th year)
Offensive coordinator Gary Nord (4th year)
Offensive scheme Spread/Pro-style
Defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar (1st year)
Base defense 4–3
Captain [1]
Captain
Captain
Home stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 62,500)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Legends
#25 Nebraska xy   7 1         10 4  
#24 Michigan   6 2         8 5  
#17 Northwestern   5 3         10 3  
Michigan State   3 5         7 6  
Iowa   2 6         4 8  
Minnesota   2 6         6 7  
Leaders
#3 Ohio State* x   8 0         12 0  
Penn State*   6 2         8 4  
Wisconsin y   4 4         8 6  
Purdue   3 5         6 7  
Indiana   2 6         4 8  
Illinois   0 8         2 10  
Championship: Wisconsin 70, Nebraska 31
† – BCS representative as conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Ohio State and Penn State ineligible for conference championship game and post-season bowl games due to NCAA sanctions
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented the Purdue University during the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Boilermakers played in the Leaders Division of the Big Ten Conference and played their home games at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana. The team was led by head coach Danny Hope, who was in his fourth season and was fired after the end of the regular season.[2] The season finished with a won-loss record of 6–7 overall, 3–5 in Big 10 Leaders Division, finishing in 4th place. The team was invited the 2013 Heart of Dallas Bowl, where they were defeated by Oklahoma State, 58-14.

Preseason[edit]

In 2011, the Boilermakers became bowl eligible in their twelfth game, and played in the 2011 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl against Western Michigan, defeating the Broncos 37–32.

Purdue returns fifteen out of twenty-two starters—eight on offense and seven on defense. Purdue will be forced to replace captains Offensive tackle Dennis Kelly, Linebacker Chris Carlino, as well as starters Defensive end Gerald Gooden Jr., Linebacker Joe Holland, Safety Albert Evans, Safety Logan Link Offensive tackle Nick Mondek, Kicker Carson Wiggs and Wide receiver Justin Siller, and key contributor Fullback Jared Crank. Several players left the Purdue program in 2012 for a variety of reasons. The most significant was Running back Reggie Pegram decided to transfer from the program following the bowl game.[3] He ended up transferring to North Texas.[4] Other's that left the program were running backs Doug Gentry[5] and Devin Hill, kicker Ryan Ullrich and defensive tackle LaSalle Cooks.

Three Boilermakers were named to preseason watchlists. Raheem Mostert was named to the preseason Jet Award watch list, an award given to the top return specialist in the NCAA.[6] Ricardo Allen was named to the preseason Jim Thorpe Award watchlist, an award given to the top defensive back in the NCAA.[7] and Kawann Short was named to the preseason Lombardi Award watchlist, an award given to the to lineman in the NCAA.[8] and Allen as well as Short have both been named to the Chuck Bednarik Award, which is given to the top defensive player in the NCAA.[9]

Recruiting[edit]

Position key[edit]

Back[disambiguation needed] B Center C Cornerback CB Defensive back DB
Defensive end DE Defensive lineman DL Defensive tackle DT End E
Fullback FB Guard G Halfback HB Kicker K
Kickoff returner KR Offensive tackle OT Offensive lineman OL Linebacker LB
Long snapper LS Punter P Punt returner PR Quarterback QB
Running back RB Safety S Tight end TE Wide receiver WR

Recruits[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Danny Anthrop
WR
West Lafayette, Indiana Lafayette Central Catholic H.S. 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) -- Sep 23, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 73
Austin Appleby
QB
North Canton, Ohio Hoover H.S. 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 228 lb (103 kg) 4.9 Jun 29, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Anthony Brown
DB
Tampa, Florida Hillsborough H.S. 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 175 lb (79 kg) -- Mar 24, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 72
Carlos Carvajal
ATH
New Berlin, New York Milford Academy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) -- Aug 29, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: PG
Cameron Cermin
OL
College Station, Texas A&M Consolidated H.S. 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 291 lb (132 kg) -- Oct 3, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 79
Jonathan Curry
TE
Phenix City, Alabama Central H.S. 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 224 lb (102 kg) 4.8 Aug 1, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Andy Garcia
LB
Hialeah, Florida Hialeah H.S. 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 210 lb (95 kg) -- Jul 29, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 73
Aloyis Gray
QB/WR
Indianapolis, Indiana Pike H.S. 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 165 lb (75 kg) -- Sep 3, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Robert Gregory
QB
Chicago, Illinois Simeon Career Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 4.7 Feb 3, 2012 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 78
Paul Griggs
K
Charlotte, North Carolina Charlotte Latin School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 195 lb (88 kg) -- Jun 23, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 77
Jimmy Herman
LB
Carmel, Indiana Carmel H.S. 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) -- Jul 23, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 72
Kingsley Ike
DE
Pflugerville, Texas Hendrickson H.S. 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 230 lb (100 kg) 4.7 Dec 17, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Jason King
OL
Little Rock, Arkansas Pulaski Academy 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 295 lb (134 kg) 5.3 Dec 26, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
B.J. Knauf
WR
Lakeland, Florida Santa Fe Catholic H.S. 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 4.3 Jun 20, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 70
Greg Latta
DE
La Quinta, California College of the Desert 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 265 lb (120 kg) -- Oct 23, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: JC
Bilal Marshall
QB
Hialeah, Florida Dade Christian School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 4.6 Dec 11, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 77
Thomas Meadows
K
Goochland, Virginia Goochland H.S. 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) -- Jun 22, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 73
Ryan Morris
TE
Barnegat, New Jersey Barnegat H.S. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 241 lb (109 kg) 4.8 Jun 27, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 76
Cameron Posey
WR
Delray Beach, Florida American Heritage School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) -- Oct 10, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 68
James Prince
OL
Southlake, Texas Carroll H.S. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 268 lb (122 kg) 5.2 Dec 26, 2011 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Jordan Roos
OL
Celina, Texas Celina H.S. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 300 lb (140 kg) 5.2 Aug 14, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 79
Jordan Shine
DB
Indianapolis, Indiana Warren Central H.S. 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) -- Apr 15, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Devin Smith
OL
Yuma, Arizona Arizona Western College 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 315 lb (143 kg) -- Sep 4, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: JC
Joey Warburg
OL
Louisville, Kentucky Trinity H.S. 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 255 lb (116 kg) -- Feb 1, 2012 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Ryan Watson
DE
Olney, Maryland Our Lady of Good Counsel H.S. 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 270 lb (120 kg) 4.8 Dec 29, 2011 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 79
Jordan Woods
WR
Ann Arbor, Michigan Skyline H.S. 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) -- Sep 7, 2011 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 74
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 51 (Without Robert Gregory)   Rivals: 32  ESPN: NR
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Schedule[edit]

The schedule is as follows:[10]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 3:30 PM #18 (FCSEastern Kentucky* Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN BTN W 48–6   40,572
September 8 3:30 PM at #22/22 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) NBC L 17–20   80,795
September 15 12:00 PM Eastern Michigan* Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN BTN W 54–16   40,217
September 29 3:30 PM Marshall* Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN BTN W 51–41   45,481
October 6 4:00 PM Michigan Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN BTN L 13–44   50,105
October 13 12:00 PM Wisconsindagger Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN BTN L 14–38   46,007
October 20 11:00 PM at #7/NR Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC/ESPN2 L 22–29 OT  105,290
October 27 3:30 PM at Minnesota TCF Bank StadiumMinneapolis, MN BTN L 28–44   41,062
November 3 3:30 PM Penn State Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN ESPNU L 9–34   40,098
November 10 12:00 PM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA BTN W 27–24   70,585
November 17 2:30 PM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Purdue Cannon) BTN W 20–17   41,974
November 24 12:00 PM Indiana Ross-Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) BTN W 56–35   42,638
January 1 12:00 PM vs. Oklahoma State* Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Heart of Dallas Bowl) ESPNU L 14-58   48,313
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game notes[edit]

vs. Eastern Kentucky[edit]

Purdue vs. Eastern Kentucky
1 2 3 4 Total
#18 (FCS) Colonels 0 6 0 0 6
Boilermakers 13 21 7 7 48

To open the season, Purdue hosted the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. This game was be the first ever meeting between the two teams.[11] This will be coach Danny Hope's first ever game against a team that he was formerly the head coach of.


vs. Notre Dame[edit]

Purdue at Notre Dame
(Shillelagh Trophy)
1 2 3 4 Total
Boilermakers 0 7 0 10 17
#22 Fighting Irish 0 7 10 3 20
  • Sources:

Following its game against Eastern Kentucky, Purdue traveled to Notre Dame, IN and faced the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. In the previous meeting, Notre Dame won 38–10.[12]


vs. Eastern Michigan[edit]

Purdue vs. Eastern Michigan
1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 9 0 7 16
Boilermakers 13 20 7 14 54
  • Sources:

Following its game against Notre Dame, Purdue returned home to face the Eastern Michigan Eagles of the Mid-American Conference. In 1991, their most recent meeting, Purdue won 49–3.[11][13]


vs. Marshall[edit]

Purdue vs. Marshall
1 2 3 4 Total
Thundering Herd 7 7 14 13 41
Boilermakers 14 28 3 6 51
  • Sources:

Following its game against Eastern Michigan, Purdue stayed home to face the Marshall Thundering Herd of Conference USA. This was the first ever meeting between the two schools in a football game.[11]


vs. Michigan[edit]

Purdue vs. Michigan
1 2 3 4 Total
Wolverines 7 21 3 13 44
Boilermakers 0 10 0 3 13
  • Date: October 6
  • Location: Ross-Ade Stadium
    West Lafayette, IN
  • Game start: 4:00 EST
  • Elapsed time: 3:00
  • Game attendance: 50,105
  • Game weather: 48° Sunny
  • Referee: Bill LeMonnier
  • TV announcers (Big Ten Network): Eric Collins, Derek Rackley and Lisa Byington
  • Sources:

After its game against Marshall, Purdue hosted the visiting Michigan Wolverines to open Big Ten Conference play with an out of division game. In the previous meeting, Michigan defeated Purdue and won by a score of 36–14.[14]


vs. Wisconsin[edit]

Purdue vs. Wisconsin
1 2 3 4 Total
Badgers 7 10 7 14 38
Boilermakers 7 0 0 7 14
  • Date: October 13
  • Location: Ross-Ade Stadium
    West Lafayette, IN
  • Game start: 12:01 EST
  • Elapsed time: 3:05
  • Game attendance: 46,007
  • Game weather: 59° Mostly Couldy
  • Referee: Dennis Lipski
  • Sources:

After its game against Michigan, Purdue hosted the Wisconsin Badgers to open up Leaders Division play. In the previous meeting, Wisconsin dominated Purdue and won by a score of 62–17.[15]


vs. Ohio State[edit]

Purdue at Ohio State
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Purdue 13 0 7 2 0 22
#7 Ohio State 7 0 7 8 7 29
  • Sources:

After its game against Wisconsin, Purdue traveled to Columbus to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes. In the previous meeting, Purdue defeated Ohio State by a score of 26–23 in overtime.[16]


vs. Minnesota[edit]

Purdue at Minnesota
1 2 3 4 Total
Boilermakers 7 0 14 7 28
Golden Gophers 14 20 10 0 44
  • Date: October 27
  • Location: TCF Bank Stadium
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Game start: 2:42 EST
  • Elapsed time: 3:35
  • Game attendance: 41,062
  • Game weather: 42° Sunny
  • Referee: Dave Witvoet
  • Sources:

After its game against Ohio State, Purdue traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers. In the previous meeting, Purdue defeated Minnesota by a score of 45–17.[17]


vs. Penn State[edit]

Purdue vs. Penn State
1 2 3 4 Total
Nittany Lions 10 10 14 0 34
Boilermakers 3 0 0 6 9
  • Date: November 3
  • Location: Ross-Ade Stadium
    West Lafayette, IN
  • Game start: 3:32 EST
  • Elapsed time: 3:30
  • Game attendance: 40,098
  • Game weather: 38° Overcast
  • Referee: Dennis Lipski
  • TV announcers: ESPNU
  • Sources:

After its game against Minnesota, Purdue returned home to play the Penn State Nittany Lions. In last years meeting, Penn State defeated Purdue and won by a score of 23–18.[18]


vs. Iowa[edit]

Purdue at Iowa
1 2 3 4 Total
Boilermakers 7 7 10 3 27
Hawkeyes 0 7 14 3 24
  • Date: November 10
  • Location: Kinnick Stadium
    Iowa City, IA
  • Game start: 11:00 CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:24
  • Game attendance: 70,585
  • Game weather: 63° Partly Couldy
  • Referee: Dave Witvoet
  • TV announcers: BTN

After its game against Penn State, Purdue travels to Iowa City, Iowa to play the Iowa Hawkeyes. In last years meeting, Iowa defeated Purdue by a score of 31–21.[19]


vs. Illinois[edit]

Purdue at Illinois
(Purdue Cannon)
1 2 3 4 Total
Boilermakers 0 6 14 0 20
Fighting Illini 0 3 7 7 17

After its game against Iowa, Purdue traveled to Champaign, Illinois to play the Illinois Fighting Illini. In last years meeting, Purdue defeated Illinois by a score of 21–14.[20]


vs. Indiana[edit]

Purdue vs. Indiana
(Old Oaken Bucket)
1 2 3 4 Total
Hoosiers 7 14 7 7 35
Boilermakers 14 0 21 21 56

After its game against Illinois, Purdue returned home to play the Indiana Hoosiers in the "Battle for the Old Oaken Bucket". In last years meeting, Purdue defeated Indiana by a score of 33–25.[21]


vs. Oklahoma State[edit]

Oklahoma State vs. Purdue
(Heart of Dallas Bowl)
1 2 3 4 Total
Boilermakers 0 0 7 7 14
• Cowboys 14 14 17 13 58
  • Date: January 1
  • Location: Cotton Bowl
    Dallas, TX
  • Game start: 12:04 PM ET EST
  • Elapsed time: 3:19
  • Game attendance: 48313
  • Game weather: Cloudy
  • Referee: Terry Leyden
  • Television network: ESPNU


Roster[edit]

The preliminary roster is based on the previous season's roster and eligibility, along with incoming recruits. All numbers are from www.purduesports.com who late updated the football roster on March 6, 2012.

2012 Purdue Boilermakers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 2 Curry, JonathanJonathan Curry Fr
TE 3 Carvajal, CarlosCarlos Carvajal Fr
WR 4 Ross, O.J.O.J. Ross Jr
WR 6 Bush, GaryGary Bush Jr
RB 7 Gregory, RobertRobert Gregory Fr
WR 8 Mostert, RaheemRaheem Mostert (C) So
QB 9 Marve, RobertRobert Marve Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 11 Hunt, AkeemAkeem Hunt So
QB 12 Appleby, AustinAustin Appleby Fr
WR 12 Thomas, TommieTommie Thomas Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 13 Edison, AntavianAntavian Edison Sr
QB 14 Marshall, BilalBilal Marshall Fr
QB 15 Henry, RobRob Henry Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 16 McCarthy, DolapoDolapo McCarthy Redshirt.svg So
QB 17 Parker, AustinAustin Parker Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 17 Torwudzo, CharlesCharles Torwudzo Redshirt.svg So
WR 18 Posey, CamersonCamerson Posey Fr
WR 19 Gray, AlyoisAlyois Gray Fr
QB 19 TerBush, CalebCaleb TerBush (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 20 Roberts, GavinGavin Roberts Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 22 Aristide, IshmaelIshmael Aristide Redshirt.svg Jr
RB 23 Bolden, RalphRalph Bolden Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 24 Shavers, AkeemAkeem Shavers (C) Sr
RB 25 Cottom, BrandonBrandon Cottom So
WR 33 Anthrop, DannyDanny Anthrop Fr
FB 40 Jackson, DerekDerek Jackson Redshirt.svg Sr
FB 46 Freytag, KurtKurt Freytag Redshirt.svg Jr
OT 51 Kitchens, JustinJustin Kitchens Redshirt.svg Jr
C 52 Lorenzen, HenryHenry Lorenzen Redshirt.svg Jr
OT 54 DeBoef, JackJack DeBoef Redshirt.svg So
OG 56 McDaniel, EricEric McDaniel Redshirt.svg Jr
C 57 Kugler, RobertRobert Kugler Redshirt.svg Fr
C 59 Davis, CodyCody Davis Redshirt.svg Jr
OT 60 Ayres, ChuckChuck Ayres Fr
OT 63 Bade, PatrickPatrick Bade Redshirt.svg Jr
OG 64 Pamphile, KevinKevin Pamphile Redshirt.svg Jr
OG 65 Harris, KyleKyle Harris Fr
OL 66 Cermin, CameronCameron Cermin Fr
C 67 Drey, PetersPeters Drey Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 70 Roos, JordanJordan Roos Fr
OL 71 Smith, DevinDevin Smith So
OL 72 King, JasonJason King Fr
OL 73 Prince, J.J.J.J. Prince Fr
OG 74 Snapp, ConnorConnor Snapp Redshirt.svg Jr
OT 75 Davis, JoshJosh Davis Redshirt.svg So
OG 76 Schmeig, RickRick Schmeig Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 77 Warburg, JoeyJoey Warburg Fr
OT 78 Foy, TrevorTrevor Foy Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 80 Sigman, ZackZack Sigman Sr
TE 81 Carter, SterlingSterling Carter Redshirt.svg Jr
TE 82 Wright, CrosbyCrosby Wright (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 83 Knauf, B.J.B.J. Knauf Fr
TE 84 Sinz, JustinJustin Sinz Redshirt.svg So
TE 85 Morris, RyanRyan Morris Fr
TE 86 Holmes, GabeGabe Holmes Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 87 Mikesky, ShaneShane Mikesky Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 88 Woods, JordanJordan Woods Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 1 Harris, NormandoNormando Harris Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 2 Williams, FrankieFrankie Williams Redshirt.svg Fr
DB 4 Richards, TaylorTaylor Richards Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 5 Higgs, AntwonAntwon Higgs Redshirt.svg Jr
S 7 Johnson, E.J.E.J. Johnson Redshirt.svg So
DB 9 Brown, AnthonyAnthony Brown Fr
LB 10 Robinson, SeanSean Robinson Jr
LB 18 Ezenwa, NnamadiNnamadi Ezenwa Redshirt.svg Sr
CB 21 Allen, RicardoRicardo Allen (C) Jr
CB 26 Lewis, AntoineAntoine Lewis Redshirt.svg So
CB 28 Johnson, JoshJosh Johnson Sr
LB 29 Herman, JimmyJimmy Herman Fr
S 29 Quinn, ChrisChris Quinn Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 31 Williams, ArmsteadArmstead Williams Redshirt.svg Fr
DB 32 Shine, JordanJordan Shine Fr
S 34 Charlot, MaxMax Charlot Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 36 Heiniger, ZackZack Heiniger Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 38 Lee, MikeMike Lee Redshirt.svg So
LB 39 Gilliam, JoeJoe Gilliam Redshirt.svg So
LB 40 Link, CollinCollin Link Redshirt.svg So
LB 42 Garcia, AndyAndy Garcia Fr
S 44 Feichter, LandonLandon Feichter Redshirt.svg So
LB 45 Lucas, WillWill Lucas Jr
LB 47 Ibarra, RubenRuben Ibarra Jr
LB 48 Williams, JulesJules Williams So
DT 55 Taylor, BrandonBrandon Taylor Redshirt.svg Jr
LB 58 Maci, RobertRobert Maci Redshirt.svg Sr
DE 61 Isaac, RyanRyan Isaac Jr
DE 80 Ike, KingsleyKingsley Ike Fr
DE 84 Mebane, EricEric Mebane Redshirt.svg Sr
DE 89 Phillips, JalaniJalani Phillips So
DT 90 Gaston, BruceBruce Gaston Redshirt.svg Jr
DE 91 Latta, GregGreg Latta Jr
DT 92 Watson, RyanRyan Watson Fr
DT 93 Short, KawannKawann Short (C) Redshirt.svg Sr
DT 97 Rouse III, MichaelMichael Rouse III Redshirt.svg Fr
DE 99 Russell, RyanRyan Russell Redshirt.svg So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 30 Meadows, ThomasThomas Meadows Fr
K 36 Harris, RobertRobert Harris Redshirt.svg Jr
K 37 Griggs, PaulPaul Griggs Fr
P 42 Webster, CodyCody Webster Jr
K 43 McCartney, SamSam McCartney Redshirt.svg Fr
LS 50 Schmitt, JesseJesse Schmitt Redshirt.svg So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Gary Nord (Offensive coordinator / Assistant Head Coach / quarterbacks)
  • Tim Tibesar (Defensive coordinator / Linebackers Coach)
  • J.B. Gibboney (Special Teams coordinator)
  • Cornell Jackson (Running backs)
  • Patrick Higgins (Wide receivers)
  • Shawn Clark (Offensive Line)
  • Kevin Wolthausen (Defensive Line)
  • Greg Burns (Defensive backs)
  • Don Landholm (Outside linebackers)
  • Kyle Smith (Graduate assistant)
  • Jules Montinar (Graduate assistant)[22][23]

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: July 30, 2012

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boilermakers Name 2012 Football Captains". www.purduesports.com. Purdue University. April 13, 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ Rittenberg, Adam (November 25, 2012). "Purdue Fires Coach Danny Hope". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 25, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Purdue RB Pegram leaves school". January 18, 2012. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ Vito, Brett (May 16, 2012). "Former Purdue RB Reggie Pegram Hopes to Play Immediately at UNT". Denton Record-Chronicle. Retrieved June 22, 2012. 
  5. ^ Bennett, Brian (June 20, 2012). "Running back Doug Gentry leaves Purdue". ESPN.com. ESPN. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
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  8. ^ Scheiber, Yvette. "The 2012 Official Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List Released". www.rotarylombardiaward.com. Rotary Club of Houston. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Maxwell Football Club Announces Maxwell, Bednarik Watch Lists". www.maxwellfootballclub.org. Maxwell Football Club. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Purdue Football Schedule". PurdueSports.com. CBS Interactive. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  11. ^ a b c "2011 Purdue Football Information Guide". cstv.com. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  12. ^ "2011 Purdue - Notre Dame Box Score". ESPN.com. October 1, 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  13. ^ "1991 Purdue Boilermakers Football Statistics and Results". totalfootballstats.com. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  14. ^ "2011 Purdue - Michigan Box Score". ESPN.com. October 29, 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
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