It’s Bucket Week, so let’s take one final look at the depth chart.
QB: 1. David Blough 2. Elijah Sindelar
RB: 1. D.J. Knox 2. Markell Jones. 3. Tario Fuller 4. Alexander Horvath
WR: Jared Sparks OR Terry Wright
WR: 1. Rondale Moore 2. Jackson Anthrop 3. Keyron Catlett
WR: Isaac Zico OR Jarrett Burgess
LT: 1. Eric Swingler 2. Michael Mendez
LG: 1. Shane Evans 2. Dennis Edwards
C: 1. Kirk Barron 2. Viktor Beach
RG: 1. Dennis Edwards 2. Bearooz Yacoobi
RT: 1. Matt McCann 2. Eric Swingler
TE: 1. Cole Herdman OR Brycen Hopkins 2. Darius Pittman
No offensive changes this week. The offensive line has not been able to get much of a push in the running game of late, sot hat needs to change against Indiana. The Hoosiers have a better defense than Minnesota, but worse than Wisconsin. Of course, we have struggled to run at all for three weeks now.
DE: 1. Giovanni Reviere 2. Semisi Fakasiieiki
DT: 1. Lorenzo Neal 2. Ray Ellis OR Alex Criddle
DT: 1. Anthony Watts 2. Jeff Marks
DE: 1. Kai Higgins 2. Robert McWilliams III
LB: 1. Markus Bailey 2. Tobias Larry
LB: Cornel Jones OR Derrick Barnes
LB: 1. Derrick Barnes 2. Jaylan Alexander
CB: 1. Antonio Blackmon 2. Dedrick Mackey 3. Kamal Hardy
FS: 1. Navon Mosley 2. Simeon Smiley or Elijah Ball or Cory Trice
SS: 1. Brennan Thieneman 2. Simeon Smiley
CB: 1. Kenneth Major 2. Tim Cason
Purdue’s defensive line was clearly worn down last week by Wisconsin’s front and had nothing left for the overtimes. Keiwan Jones is expected to return this week and provide desperately needed depth.
Punter: 1. Joe Schopper 2. Jake Herr
Kicker: 1. Spencer Evans 2. J.D. Dellinger
Kickoffs: 1. Spencer Evans 2. Myles Homan
Long Snapper: 1. Ben Makowski 2. Ryan Sadkowski
Holder: 1. Joe Schopper 2. Jake Herr
Kick Returns: 1. Rondale Moore 2. D.J. Knox
Punt Returns: 1. Rondale Moore 2. Jackson Anthrop
Once again, there are no Special Teams changes.