When Ohioan Robert Bowers visited Purdue for its spring game in April, its coaches asked him to be patient. Wednesday, the wait paid as the defensive end drew a Boilermaker offer. More here in this Ultimate Ticket GoldandBlack.com report.
Wednesday afternoon, GoldandBlack.com held its weekly Ultimate Ticket Purdue chat session. In the middle of football and basketball recruiting seasons, there was much to discuss. Here's the transcript.
Emmanuel Soto has a bunch of scholarships right now, including Purdue, the first BCS program to offer. It may just be beginning for the wide receiver, but as of now, the Boilermakers are definitely a consideration, he says. More here in this Ultimate Ticket GoldandBlack.com update.
Many schools are looking at Chicago's Glynn Watson for their classes of 2015, but Purdue was the first to take the plunge and offer the point guard a scholarship, and he remains a priority. Get an update and highlight video here in this Ultimate Ticket GoldandBlack.com report.
Tommy Cook loves football but also is fueled by the challenges of the business world, working with a budget, finding ways to get creative and get results. He found a way to combine both passions in football operations.
Purdue showed its interest in Renell Wren by traveling to St. Louis to see him this month, then offering a scholarship. The 6-foot-5, 245-pound defensive end will reciprocate this summer by visiting West Lafayette.
Jordan Ash has always been an elite athlete, his leaping ability in particularly setting him apart. The goal for the 6-foot-2 guard from Chicago has been for his game to catch up to that athleticism, a process that's on-going.
Tight end Matt Burke (pictured) will soon leave the warmer climate of Florida for the much-chillier Midwest, but he couldn't be more excited. The West Palm Beach native is eager to get to campus. Inside is an Entrance Interview with the 6-foot-6, 215-pound freshman-to-be.
This spring, Purdue has obviously combed the Class of 2014 ranks for recruits to sign next winter. But there are a couple transfers out there the Boilermaker staff may look to recruit to add to next season's team, as well. Find out more here in this Ultimate Ticket football recruiting note.
Danville, Ill., three-star athlete Trent Sherfield has been flying under the radar, but bolstered by an MVP performance at the Chicago Rivals Camp he is starting to gain momentum on the recruiting trail.