clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Purdue at Illinois: Depth Charts!

New, 8 comments

Not a single change this week, because it is all about execution and not the scheme.

NCAA Football: Purdue at Maryland Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Well, it looks like we’re going to continue with this farce of a football coach for another week, so that means we get back into the grind of our weekly scheduled posts. That means another look at the depth chart after the complete and utter shitshow that was Saturday. Here is the offense:

Offense

WR 7 DeAngelo Yancey, Sr., 6-2, 205, Atlanta, Ga.

21 Anthony Mahoungou, Jr., 6-3, 210, Paris, France

WR 18 Cameron Posey, 5th, 6-1, 192, Boca Raton, Fla.

10 Gregory Phillips, Jr., 6-0, 201, Lithonia, Ga.

LT 75 Jalen Neal, Jr., 6-8, 315, Tempe, Ariz.

70 Jordan Roos, 5th, 6-4, 301, Celina, Texas

LG 72 Jason King, 5th, 6-4, 310, Little Rock, Ark.

55 Michael Mendez, R-Fr., 6-4, 305, Los Fresnos, Texas

C 53 Kirk Barron, So., 6-2, 300, Mishawaka, Ind.

55 Michael Mendez, R-Fr., 6-4, 305, Los Fresnos, Texas

RG 70 Jordan Roos, 5th, 6-4, 301, Celina, Texas

55 Michael Mendez, R-Fr., 6-4, 305, Los Fresnos, Texas

RT 66 Cameron Cermin, 5th, 6-5, 323, College Station, Texas

70 Jordan Roos, 5th, 6-4, 301, Celina, Texas

TE 88 Cole Herdman, So., 6-4, 251, Leesburg, Va.

89 Brycen Hopkins, R-Fr., 6-5, 239, Nashville, Tenn.

WR 5 Domonique Young, Sr., 6-3, 215, Los Angeles, Calif.

3 Bilal Marshall, 5th, 6-2, 201, Miami, Fla.

QB 11 David Blough, So., 6-1, 200, Carrollton, Texas

2 Elijah Sindelar, R-Fr., 6-4, 236, Princeton, Ky.

RB 8 Markell Jones, So., 5-11, 210, Columbus, Ind.

25 Tario Fuller, R-Fr., 6-0, 192, Sugar Hill, Ga.

or 37 Brian Lankford-Johnson, Fr., 6-0, 195, St. Paul, Minn.

No official changes to the offense this week. Neal and Cermin will continue to start because Purdue does not have any other realistic tackle options at this point. That is a huge problem. Right now Jylton Tusha would likely be a top backup if not starter ahead of Jalen Neal. Unfortunately, Tusha is still playing his senior year of high school.

Defense

DT 54 Jake Replogle, Sr., 6-5, 275, Centerville, Ohio

59 Langston Newton, 5th, 6-3, 278, Indianapolis, Ind.

NG 18 Eddy Wilson, So., 6-4, 300, Pontiac, Mich.

66 Alex Criddle, Fr., 6-4, 309, Broken Arrow, Okla.

DE 95 Evan Panfil, Sr., 6-5, 270, New Lenox, Ill.

56 Wyatt Cook, R-Fr., 6-2, 240, Westminster, Md.

DE 45 Austin Larkin, Jr., 6-3, 259, University City, Mo.

or 13 Gelen Robinson, Jr., 6-1, 275, Schererville, Ind.

Will 21 Markus Bailey, R-Fr., 6-1, 235, Columbus, Ohio

42 Andy James Garcia, 5th, 6-0, 223, Miami, Fla.

Mike 4 Ja’Whaun Bentley, Jr., 6-2, 250, Glenarden, Md.

16 Garrett Hudson, Jr., 6-2, 245, Tallahassee, Fla.

Buck 36 Danny Ezechukwu, Jr., 6-2, 240, Lithonia, Ga.

29 Jimmy Herman, 5th, 6-4, 240, Carmel, Ind.

LCB 2 Da’Wan Hunte, Jr., 5-9, 188, Miami, Fla.

24 Tim Cason, So., 5-11, 195, Clarkston, Mich.

SS 3 Leroy Clark, Sr., 5-10, 197, Miami, Fla.

7 Robert Gregory, 5th, 6-1, 225, Chicago, Ill.

FS 27 Navon Mosley, Fr., 6-0, 181, Bloomfield, Mich.

26 C.J. Parker, Jr., 6-2, 205, Menifee, Calif.

RCB 6 Myles Norwood, Jr., 6-0, 174, Arlington, Texas

23 Josh Hayes, Fr., 6-0, 181, Indianapolis, Ind.

No changes to the defensive depth chart, either, because why would you make an adjustment after a team rushes for 400 yards against you? Remember: Last season Illinois easily topped 300 against Purdue on the ground. Since Ross Els is convinced to stick with the 4-2-5 despite having a wealth of linebacking talent we can expect more of the same this week.

Specialists

Punter 31 Joe Schopper, So., 6-0, 196, Indianapolis, Ind.

96 Jake Herr, R-Fr., 6-5, 220, Carmel, Ind.

Placekicker 85 J.D. Dellinger, Fr., 6-2, 190, Charlotte, N.C.

43 Myles Homan, R-Fr., 6-1, 220, Cincinnati, Ohio

Kickoffs 85 J.D. Dellinger, Fr., 6-2, 190, Charlotte, N.C.

or 43 Myles Homan, R-Fr., 6-1, 220, Cincinnati, Ohio

Long Snapper 65 Ben Makowski, So., 6-2, 252, Osceola, Ind.

48 Ryan Sadkowski, So., 5-11, 260, Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Holder 31 Joe Schopper, So., 6-0, 196, Indianapolis, Ind.

11 David Blough, So., 6-1, 200, Carrollton, Texas

Kickoff Returns 9 Malik Kimbrough, Jr., 6-0, 172, San Jacinto, Calif.

and 37 Brian Lankford-Johnson, Fr., 6-0, 195, St. Paul, Minn.

Punt Returns 9 Malik Kimbrough, Jr., 6-0, 172, San Jacinto, Calif.

18 Cameron Posey, 5th, 6-1, 192, Boca Raton, Fla.

No changes here either. Dellinger continues to placekick despite missing his third field goal and now being 2 for 5 on the season. We really don’t have another option.