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2008 Purdue Boilermakers Roster

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Record: 4-8, .333 W-L% (89th of 120)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 2-6 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Tiller (4-8)

PS/G: 24.7 (68th of 120) ▪ PA/G: 25.1 (64th of 120)
SRS: -0.54 (69th of 120) ▪ SOS: 3.04 (31st of 120)


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Curtis Painter* SR QB 227 Cmp, 379 Att, 2400 Yds, 13 TD
Joey Elliott JR QB 8 Cmp, 15 Att, 81 Yds, 0 TD
Kory Sheets* SR RB 234 Att, 1131 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Ralph Bolden FR RB 16 Att, 28 Yds, 1.8 Avg
Dan Dierking SO RB 9 Att, 34 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Frank Halliburton JR RB 13 Att, 37 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Justin Siller SO RB 60 Att, 167 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Greg Orton* SR WR 69 Rec, 720 Yds, 10.4 Avg
Desmond Tardy* SR WR 67 Rec, 876 Yds, 13.1 Avg
Brandon Whittington* SR WR 25 Rec, 182 Yds, 7.3 Avg
Arsenio Curry JR WR 2 Rec, 18 Yds, 9.0 Avg
Waynelle Gravesande SO WR 2 Rec, 13 Yds, 6.5 Avg
Fabian Martin SR WR
Roberto McBean SR WR 2 Rec, 16 Yds, 8.0 Avg
Keith Smith JR WR 49 Rec, 486 Yds, 9.9 Avg
Kris Staats SO WR
Aaron Valentin JR WR 11 Rec, 224 Yds, 20.4 Avg
Joe Whitest SR WR 7 Rec, 59 Yds, 8.4 Avg
Jerry Wasikowski* SR TE 13 Rec, 89 Yds, 6.8 Avg
Kyle Adams JR TE
John Finch SO TE
Jeff Lindsay JR TE 1 Rec, 8 Yds, 8.0 Avg
Colton McKey SO TE 2 Rec, 9 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Cory Benton* OL
Eric Hedstrom* OL
Zach Jones* JR OL
Ken Plue* OL
Zach Reckman* OL
Garret Miller OL
Justin Pierce SO OL
Sean Sester OL
Jared Swilling OL
Chris Summers JR K
Carson Wiggs FR K
Ryan Baker* SR DL
Ryan Kerrigan* SO DL
Alex Magee* SR DL
Mike Neal* JR DL
Keyon Brown JR DL
Corey Chapman JR DL
Kris Cooke JR DL
Nickcaro Golding SO DL
Gerald Gooden SO DL
Jermaine Guynn SR DL
Nick Mondek SO DL
Jared Zwilling JR DL
Chris Carlino* FR LB
Anthony Heygood* SR LB
Devarro Greaves SO LB
Tyler Haston SO LB
Frank Duong* SR DB
Joe Holland* SO DB
Brandon King* JR DB
David Pender* JR DB
Torri Williams* JR DB
Royce Adams JR DB
Mike Conway SO DB
Albert Evans FR DB
Kevin Green FR DB
Josh McKinley SO DB
Dwight McLean JR DB
Adam Wolf JR DB
Chris Bennett