Purdue will start Danny Etling for a Boilermaker offense that has been struggling. Rob Henry, the starter at the beginning of the season, has completed less than 54% of his passes, four touchdowns, six interceptions. Defensive coordinator John Papuchis says they’ll have to make adjustments. However, once the Huskers have an idea of what Purdue is trying to do offensively, Papuchis says no doubt they will be coming after the younger quarterback. One thing that helps in the planning for this young Husker defense is that Illinois and Purdue run some of the same looks.
More on the freshman from Terre Haute, IN. He’s rated as a four-star prospect and listed as the No. 9 “Pro-Style Quarterback” by Rivals.com, Four-star prospect, ranked No. 175 on the Top 300 and the No. 12-ranked “Pro-Style Quarterback” by ESPN.com. Listed by MaxSports.com’s Tom Lemming as the No. 20 “Pro-Style Quarterback” in the nation among the 2013 class.
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