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2009 Purdue Football: It Feels Like 1997

Article By on 21st June, 2009

... air of uncertainty surrounding Purdue University's football program. Joe Tiller has retired as Purdue's career leader in wins with 87.

After coaching the offensive line from 1997 to 2001 and again last year, Danny Hope takes over the head coaching reins. Also new to the coaching staff is Gary Nord as offensive coordinator and Dan Landholm as defensive coordinator.

The Tiller-Spack era was responsible for 10 bowl appearances in twelve years. However, the team was experiencing a rate of disminishing returns.

The Boilermakers won six conference games four times in twelve years. Over the last five seasons, Purdue was over .500 in conference play just once.

The last Purdue win against a team from a BCS conference that had a w...

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