Purdue’s new coach sets sights on Rose Bowl

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And now, Burke thinks he has the right man to restore some luster to Purdue’s proud program.

“I asked about the style play, and he said it doesn’t matter what style of play I like to use, you have to come in first and evaluate the talent,” Burke said. “He (Hazell) said at Purdue, you’ve been built for speed and there’s something in your DNA a bout quarterbacks. So I pushed back a little bit, and I asked `Why I should buy into that statement. He said, `When I was at Ohio State, I was in charge of the receivers with Santonio Holmes and Ted Ginn Jr., and I was their advocate.’ I liked that.”

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