The Boilermakers have high hopes for 2016-17 and with good reason, particularly because of the forward duo of Caleb Swanigan and Vincent Edwards. In our basketball preview magazine, read about the two Purdue leaders, plus big man Isaac Haas. And in-depth analysis on the men’s and women’s hoops teams. Also, football made a midseason change. Look inside at some of the top coaching candidates.
The Boilermakers have a new man in charge, with the hiring of athletic director Mike Bobinski. Inside, get an in-depth look at Bobinski from those who know him best. Plus, an update on Purdue football, with the conclusion of camp and the start of the season right around the corner, along with features on seniors Evan Panfil and Jordan Roos. Also, the latest in basketball recruiting, volleyball, soccer and more.
The Boilermakers enter the 2016 season knowing they’ll need to make major strides to engineer a turnaround, but they’re motivated to do so. Inside, read in-depth about Purdue, with offensive and defensive previews, plus features on Markell Jones, DeAngelo Yancey and Jake Replogle, and see a projected depth chart. Plus, look back at former Boilermakers and ahead to future ones.
Eugene Parker worked in a profession where ruthlessness frequently ruled. But the longtime sports agent – and former Boilermaker – showed that there were other ways to operate, as well, as he touched the lives of many. We remember Parker inside. Also, Drew Brees made a special appearance at Purdue in April at the end of the Boilermakers’ spring practices. We examine his impact on Purdue, plus break down the Boilermakers’ spring. That and much more.
Rick Mount’s return to Mackey Arena in early January was memorable for Purdue fans, and so were his playing days. Relive both inside, plus, find features on senior A.J. Hammons and freshman Dominique McBryde. AD Morgan Burke made big news when he announced his retirement, a breakdown of the timeline for a successor in this issue. And a full analysis of the 2016 football recruiting class, with features on the biggest storylines.
The Boilermakers hit the Big Ten season in stride, off to a start that ties for the best in program history. Freshman Caleb Swanigan has been a reason why. The freshman forward, who has worked hard to turn himself into the player he is today, is featured in our Jan./Feb. issue, along with senior point guard April Wilson, who is pushing the Boilermakers toward Big Ten play after surprising non-conference results. Basketball and football recruiting, football updates and more in this edition.