Purdue Boilermakers to fire coach Danny Hope

This has been talked about for quite some time- no shock with the axe dropping. Here’s a tweet from the Indiana Hoosiers Rivals account:

Jeff Rabjohns ?@JeffRabjohns

Multiple sources tell http://Peegs.com  this is Danny Hope’s final season as Purdue FB coach, regardless of the outcome of today’s game.

Therefore, a bucket for a bowl isn’t enough to save his gig. Winning a rivalry game won’t salvage his well below .500 career.

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Wisconsin Badgers vs. Purdue Boilermakers: Brutally Honest Preview

In order to evaluate the status of a team, sometimes it’s best to look at their coach’s record in conference play.

Wisconsin Badgers coach Bret Bielema owns a 34-16 record in Big Ten Conference play while the Purdue Boilermakers Danny Hope has a 10-15 record. Hope has aspirations to go in the direction Bielema has taken the Badgers and it all begins with a critical game in West Lafayette this weekend.

Meanwhile, Bielema looks to maintain the Badgers recent dominance against the Boilermakers; six straight wins and four straight at Purdue’s Ross-Ade Stadium (last loss back in 1997).

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