Recruiting Central: Purdue Boilermakers

Recruiting Central: Purdue Boilermakers


Recruiting Central: Purdue Boilermakers


Welcome to our Recruiting Central’s Purdue landing page.

Here you’ll find stories about Boilermakers football and basketball recruiting, including videos and profiles of top targets and commitments.


This summer, Matt Painter landed Purdue's first Mr. Basketball since Glenn Robinson.

This summer, Matt Painter landed Purdue’s first Mr. Basketball since Glenn Robinson.



Matt Haarms, C, Bel Aire, Kansas

Aaron Wheeler, F, Stamford, Connecticut

Eden Ewing, F, Tyler Junior College


Wrapping up Purdue’s early signings (Nov. 9)

• Purdue basketball lands 2017 forward Wheeler (Oct. 17)

• 7-2 center Matt Haarms commits to Purdue (Oct. 5)

• Purdue hosting more big men (Sept. 22)

Boilers hosting three prospects (Aug. 25)

• Wilkes cuts list to 11 (July 31)

• Insider: Will Kris Wilkes be latest blue chip prospect to leave state (July 28)

Malik Williams includes Boilers on list of 8 (July 25)

• Kyle Neddenriep’s July basketball recruiting primer (July 5)

• Heavily recruited Jaren Jackson Jr. helps USA win gold (July 3)

• Four Indiana players from Class of 2017 are in nation’s top 35 (June 28)

P.J. Thompson’s younger brother gets noticed (May 16)

Purdue targeting Greek Freak’s younger brother (May 15)

Fort Wayne’s Sydney Curry knows Caleb Swanigan well (May 8)

• McCutcheon’s Robert Phinisee takes his time (May 7)

• Purdue shows interest in newly-available Brachen Hazen (April 20)

• Desmond Bane will visit Purdue this week (April 18)

• Purdue commit Carsen Edwards leads one of the nation’s top teams (Feb. 17)

Purdue offers McCutcheon point guard (Jan. 18)

• Boilers commit nominated for McDonald’s All American game (Jan. 6)

• Purdue, Carsen Edwards make it official (Nov. 11)

Purdue still looking to add size for 2016 class (Sept. 25)

Martinsville guard becomes Purdue women’s first 2018 commit (Sept. 15)

McCabe shows off skills at Purdue Elite Camp (Aug. 31)

Boilers offer two sophomores at camp (Aug. 29)

Purdue hoops welcome recruits to annual Elite Camp (Aug. 28)

Purdue recruiting targets in ESPN’s Top 100 rankings (Aug. 26)

Point guard Carsen Edwards commits to Boilers (Aug. 12)

Several players keep Purdue on their lists (Aug. 4)

Purdue among those showing early interest in in-state 2018 product (July 21)

Recruiting notes: Fort Wayne’s Jaylen Butz (2017) a name to know (July 17)

McCutcheon’s Robert Phinisee gains attention (July 8)



Boilers land defensive back from Florida (Aug. 12)

Athlete from Georgia commits to Purdue (Aug. 10)

Lineman commits to Boilers (June 28)

• Tennessee RB, a “numbers guy,” commits to Purdue (June 24)

Purdue lands commitment from Illinois DB (June 24)

• Purdue football recruiting: Texas DE offered (June 23)

Boilers get commitment from defensive end (June 13)

Boilers have offered Lawrence North lineman (May 23)

• Mike Alstott’s son, Griffin, commits to Boilermakers (March 25)

• Signing Day: Purdue football’s 2016 class (Feb. 3)

• Louisiana QB flips commitment, pledges to Boilers (Jan. 18)

• Jackson Anrthop commits to Purdue (Jan. 17)

Purdue lands Ohio WR, Texas DT (Jan. 6)

Tracking Boilers’ 2016 recruiting targets (Dec. 4)

Junior college safety commits (Nov. 25)

HSE’s Collin Miller de-commits from Boilers (Nov. 9)

Recruiting update: Cathedral running back Markese Stepp (Oct. 4)

Lawrence North’s Caleb Jones is the next big thing in football recruiting (Aug. 17)

Purdue football: The latest on the recruiting trail (July 21)

Purdue lands 10th recruit as Atlanta DE commits (June 29)

HSE LB Collin Miller, Tennessee WR commit to Boilers (June 26)

Insider: June proves to be busy month for Purdue recruiting (June 24)

Purdue continues to load up on DBs for 2016, add Navon Mosley (June 22)

Ohio lineman Luke Campbell commits to Boilers (June 19)

Missouri lineman Dylan Powell plans to bring versatility to Purdue (June 18)

Purdue sets up satellite camp in SEC country (June 17)

Ohio, Florida DBs join Boilermakers’ 2016 class (June 10)

Pike CB Josh Hayes becomes Purdue’s first 2016 commit (May 2)

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