2014 Purdue Boilermakers Football Schedule
The Purdue Boilermakers are ready to take to the football field this
season to match up with some of the top teams in college football, making it powerhouse versus powerhouse throughout the season
as the Boilermakers take a run at the other teams in the Big 10. The Boilermakers have a talented team this is looking to
rise in the ranks of one of the elite conferences in college football, which is why fans are glued to the action every single
game day as the Boilermakers look to take their game to the next level and make their mark. They'll host some top teams in
the nation at home at Ross Ade Stadium this season, providing Purdue with a multitude of opportunities to show that they're
a team not to be trifled with this season.
One of the most anticipated games will be when the Boilermakers will host
the Iowa Hawkeyes at Ross Ade Stadium on September 27th, in what could be a huge matchup for Purdue. These two teams have
many on the field many times over the years, and the Purdue fans should show up in a big way to support their team in this
contest. Purdue will have another tough game on their hands when the Wisconsin Badgers come to West Lafayette this season,
as this is another rich rivalry that always has plenty of superstar-level players on both sides of the ball each and every
snap. Other home games against Michigan State and Northwestern will also come with plenty of fanfare, providing more than
enough chances to head out and seen an unbelievable home Purdue game.
You also can't forget about the road schedule,
as seeing the Boilermakers away from home is a huge part of the fun of being a fan. Against teams like Minnesota, Nebraska,
Illinois and more, the Boilermakers will have some great tests to see if they have what it takes to rise in the standings
of the ultra-competitive Big 10, providing some serious chances to snag your favorite team gear and cheer for your Boilermakers
on the road. Either way, the schedule is loaded, the team has some big-time talent and the fans will be out in full force
all season long, making it always a good time to head out and see Purdue do their thing on the gridiron.
Boilermakers Football Team Info
The program has some great rivalries with a variety of teams, including Notre Dame
Fighting Irish, Indiana Hoosiers and Illinois Fighting Illini, just to name the tip of the iceberg. Playing in the Big 10,
there are all kinds of incredible matchups every single year, as playing such a high level of competition is part of what
makes Purdue football great. Purdue is also frequently called the "Cradle of Quarterbacks" because it has yielded top quarterbacks
like Drew Brees, Kyle Orton and Bob Griese, who have all gone on to have major success on the next level. With some amazing
playmakers on the roster every single season and a fan base that is as passionate as any other in the country, it's no surprise
that the stands are the place to be come game day.
College football is an exhilarating
sport that people love to attend in person, and for good reason. If you've never been to a Purdue Boilermakers home game,
then you've been missing out on being a part of some of the most riveting sports action that can be found in the United States.
The best athletes in the college sports world hit the field each week in an effort to prove that they've got what it takes
to help their teams to victory. When you're there in the stands, you'll be amazed with how incredible these student-athletes
are one the field. The chance to see these players showcase their skills is something that you simply can't pass up, so make
sure to catch a Purdue home game this year and you'll end up with an experience that you'll be talking about a long time after
it's all over.
Purdue Boilermakers Football History
The Purdue Boilermakers are a college football program
that has a rich history of gridiron action. The Boilermakers first hit the field back in 1887, and since then the team has
been doing whatever it takes to earn as many victories as possible on an annual basis. The Boilermakers have had some great
seasons over the course of the program's history, earning 12 conference championships along the way and solidifying themselves
as major staples of the campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue has also been to 17 bowl games and routinely play in some
of the biggest games of the NCAA football season each and every year. With Purdue looking to rise in the ranks in the Big
10 with some new recruits who have the potential to take the program to new heights, it's a great time to be a Purdue football
Purdue Boilermakers Football Trivia
Who is the only Boilermaker quarterback to start four bowl games?
answer is Kyle Orton, one of the best players in the history of the program. Though it's often Drew Brees who gets the fanfare,
Orton also challenged many of Brees' Purdue passing records, even tying his record for most passing yards in a single game
with 522. Orton was also a terrific overall leader, guiding the Boilermakers to four consecutive prominent bowls before getting
drafted by the Chicago Bears.
Purdue Boilermakers Fans
When you head out to a Purdue Boilermakers home
game this season, you'll be amazed with the dedication of their most loyal fans of the team. These fans pack the stands at
the historic Ross-Ade Stadium each and every time the Boilermakers hit the field to do battle. Some of the best players in
college football hit the field often, and the fans simply go crazy for their favorites. When you're there in person to be
a part of the game, you'll quickly find that you'll get into the action like some of the biggest fans in the country. Make
sure to be a part of it all this season when you head out to see the Boilermakers in person.