Preseason rank: NR
Passing yards: 34th (255.3)*
Rushing yards: 75th (136.1)*
PPG: 35th (27.8)*
Points against: 91st (29.1)*
QB; Robert Marve. He was a four star quarterback from Tampa Florida in 2007. Signed with Miami and stayed there until after his Sophomore season, Marve only got action has a sophomore where he passed for 1293 yards and 9 TDs while throwing 13 ints. Marve was later beat out by star Miami QB Jacory Harris. Marve then transferred and sat out a year and will finally be getting another chance to show off what he's got.
WR; Keith Smith #9. Last year Smith caught 91 passes for 1100 yards and 6 TDs. Against the Irish last year, Smith showed off his top talents catching 11 passes for 136 yards and a TD.
DE; Ryan Kerrigan #94. The senior out of Muncie, Indiana recored a total of 66 tackles and 12 sacks last season. Kerrigan was one of the few, maybe only bright spot on the Purdue defense last year that was 91st in the nation in points against.
Prediction: ND 31-24