Breaking down the Boilermakers
Purdue's defense handled mobile Illinois QB Scheelhaase, now focuses on Robinson
Updated: October 26, 2011, 11:39 AM ETBy Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Entering the season, this game looked like a brief respite on the schedule before a potentially brutal November. Purdue was coming off three consecutive losing seasons, including a 4-8 record in 2010. Yet this season, the Boilermakers have surprised. At 4-3, they already matched last season's win total entering Saturday's game at Michigan. Included in those four wins is a 21-14 upset over then-No. 23 Illinois last week -- the game used to scout Purdue.
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