The Boilermakers are confident headed into the 2015 season, after what they feel was a successful offseason and training camp. We’ll review inside. Plus, we feature senior offensive tackle David Hedelin, who has taken a long trip to get to Purdue, and junior linebacker Jimmy Herman, who has built himself into a potential playmaker. Also, take a look at the preseason depth chart and more. And, we preview the volleyball season, profile new soccer coach Drew Roff and take a look at the latest in facilities.
Gold and Black Express
GBI Express is posted on Wednesdays during football season and Monday’s during basketball season. Here is an archive of recent editions:
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Anthony Brown and Frankie Williams first met on a track in Tampa. Now, they’re teammates, good friends and two of the best cornerbacks in the Big Ten. In the Gold and Black Illustrated football preview, read about the seniors, their bond, and their desire to get the Boilermaker program back headed in the right direction. Also in this issue, we go in-depth about Purdue, with breakdowns of the offense, defense and special teams, and features on center Robert Kugler and kicker Paul Griggs. We project the depth chart, plus talk to Coach Darrell Hazell about his expectations for Year 3. Also, a look back to former walk-on quarterback Carl Buergler, who is making it big now. And we catch up with now-retired QB Kyle Orton. Those stories and glances at the Big Ten and Purdue’s 2015 opponents inside.
When Caleb Swanigan committed to Purdue this week, it became one of the biggest Boilermaker sports stories of the year. Inside, we break down the Swanigan commitment, looking at what it means for Purdue. Plus, we take a glance at the other top stories of the athletic year. And the latest notes from men’s and women’s hoops, the NFL, football and more.
Inside is a review of Purdue’s spring football season, including a recap of the news and notes that marked the last couple months for Darrell Hazell and Co. We feature the battle to lock down the running back position, plus profile emerging tackle Jake Replogle. Scouting reports on the offense and defense, a depth chart, the latest in recruiting and more. Also, A.J. Hammons returns to the Boilermakers. A look ahead to men’s basketball, along with the latest in recruiting. Sharon Versyp’s Boilermakers are building back up. Also, features on track and field, softball, volleyball and more.
The Boilermakers completed their spring practices Saturday, with the Black beating the Gold in the spring game. A review, notes and feature on breakout receiver Bilal Marshall. Plus, A.J. Hammons made a big decision over the weekend, choosing to return to Purdue for his senior season. That and the latest notes in basketball and more.
The Boilermakers are looking to move on following a disheartening second-round exit from the NCAA Tournament, where it suffered an overtime loss to Cincinnati. A gallery, takeaways, notes and more from Louisville. Plus, the latest from football, a feature on baseball’s Kyle Wood, and recruiting and wrestling inside.