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Boilermakings Has Signing Day Covered

Purdue news, links, and Notes For National Signing Day


It is National Signing Day and we have the news covered for all 22 expected commitments. I don't expect any surprise last minute grabs because with 22 guys, the class is very full. There are currently 21 players with one year of eligibility left on the roster (not counting the suspended O.J. Ross, who is currently off the roster), 15 listed as having two years (with Landon Feichter as a walk-on who may earn a scholarship), 10 with three years left (Not counting Dolapo Macarthy, who is currently a walk-on and may earn a scholarship, and 17 more with four years left coming out of redshirt. That's 63 players committed on scholarship, leaving 22 open spots.

So anyone else would be an oversign, and there would not be room to place Macarthy or Feichter on scholarship unless someone else left.

Anyway, there will be some updates throughout the day. Thomas Chapman, the new recruiting guru here, will monitor the situation and update throughout the day.

Here are some other links to kick things off:

Projecting the 2013 Big Ten Basketball Race: February 5 - The Only Colors
Indiana may be in the lead in the standings, but they're not the favorite to win the conference.

Big Ten Recruiting Rankings 2-4-13 | mgoblog
MGoBlog's comprehensive lost of Big Ten commitments including Rutgers, Notre Dame, and Maryland.

Lake The Posts :: Previewing Signing Day with Louie Vaccher of Rivals
A preview of Signing Day with's Louie Vaccher

The Tako Tuesdays Guide to Enjoying Signing Day - Addicted To Quack
A list of do's and dont's, to ensure that you aren't "that guy" on National Signing Day

National Signing Day 2013: Big Ten football recruiting preview -
The Big Ten signs another class of legends and leaders. In the weight room. In the community.

Dru Anthrop to miss four weeks | WLFI - West Lafayette, Indiana
Purdue senior guard Dru Anthrop will miss the next four weeks due to a broken bone in his left hand.

Team Rankings for College Football Recruiting 2013.
Jan 30 1 week before NSD breakdowns and trends of team recruiting rankings.

Basil Smotherman Highlights - (Update 2.4.2013) [HD] - YouTube
Basil Smotherman Highlights - (Update 2.4.2013) [HD]

How to Build a Supersonic Ping-Pong Gun | MIT Technology Review
If your ping-pong gun fails to impress, a simple mod will give it supersonic powers, say engineers at Purdue.

Mashup: Alabama-Notre Dame inserted into Apollo 13 -
The 2013 Alabama-Notre Dame BCS Championship Game was not a dramatic one, so SB Nation took it upon itself to heighten the emotion and tension the only way that made sense: repurposing the game as Apollo 13 footage.