Saturday, September 29, 2012

Marshall Football: A look behind enemy lines, Purdue

Marshall's travels to Purdue today for a 3:15pm kickoff at Ross-Aid Stadium. Lets take a quick look at the Boilermakers before this afternoons match-up.

Record: 2-1, 0-0

FBS Rankings
Passing Yards: 50th (251.3 per game)
Rushing Yards: 28th (219 per game)
Points For: 19th (39.7 per game)
Points Against: 19th (14 per game)

Players to Watch on Offense
Quarterback: Caleb TerBush (24-43, 237 yards, 3 TD, 3 INT)
Leading Rusher: Akeem Shavers (33 carries, 167 yards, 2 TD)
Leading Receiver: Antavian Edison (18 receptions, 186 yards, 4 TD)

Player to Watch on Defense
Kawann Short, Defensive Tackle: A first team all-Big Ten selection, Kawann Short anchors Purdue's strong defensive line. In three games this year Short has registered six tackles, four for loss, and three sacks. ESPN analysis Mel Kiper ranks Short as the 16th best prospect in this years NFL Draft.

In the Press

The Charleston Daily Mail

Marshall football: Purdue's Short is a handful 

The Charleston Gazette

Ex-GW player coaching Purdue's lineman

'Specimen' Short keys Purdue's defense

Boilermakers defense will put heat on Herd 

Purdue happy to have bye before meeting Herd

The Herald Dispatch

Legg returns to Purdue

Marshall at Purdue, 3:15pm

Purdue limits opponents to Short yardage

Contrast of styles for MU, Purdue

Marshall's Butler, Purdue's Luca to re-unite

Purdue coach has lost twice to Marshall as assistant at Louisville 

The WV Metro News

Legg returns to Purdue

Hammer and Rails

Purdue Game Week 5: Marshall Thundering Herd 

Lafayette Journal and Courier

1st and 10: Purdue football vs. Marshall

Inside the huddle with linebacker Antwon Higgs

Purdue center Rick Schmeig benefits from newfound aggression 

Purdue football notebook: Looking to end non-conference slate in style

Purdue football notebook: Should Boilermakers be ranked?

Purdue football's bye gives defensive ends knee time to heal

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