NFL: New York Jets 24, New York Giants 21 (OT)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Billy Cundiff kicked a 32-yard field goal with 8:04 left in overtime Saturday to give the New York Jets a 24-21 pre-season win over the New York Giants.

NFL: Baltimore 31, Atlanta 17

ATLANTA, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Curtis Painter threw for three second-half touchdowns Thursday to lead the Baltimore Ravens to a 31-17 pre-season win over Atlanta.

NFL: Carolina 27, Indianapolis 19

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Sherrod Martin made an interception in the end zone late in the game Sunday, assuring the Carolina Panthers' 27-19 victory over winless Indianapolis.

NFL: Atlanta 31, Indianapolis 7

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan tossed three touchdown passes Sunday and the Atlanta Falcons kept Indianapolis winless with a 31-7 victory over the Colts.

NFL: Tennessee 27, Indianapolis 10

NASHVILLE, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Jason McCourty scored on a blocked punt and Matt Hasselbeck threw a TD pass Sunday in the Tennessee Titans' 27-10 victory over winless Indianapolis.

NFL: Kansas City 28, Indianapolis 24

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Steve Breaston hauled down an 11-yard TD pass with 5 minutes remaining Sunday and the Kansas City Chiefs rallied for a 28-24 victory over Indianapolis.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Indianapolis quarterback Curtis Painter will make his first NFL start Monday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

NFL: Pittsburgh 23, Indianapolis 20

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Shaun Suisham booted a 38-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining Sunday, handing the Pittsburgh Steelers a 23-20 win over Indianapolis.

COL FB: Ohio State 16, Purdue 3

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Etienne Sabino scored the game's only touchdown on a blocked punt Saturday to help the 11th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Purdue Boilermakers, 16-3.

COL FB: Purdue 51, Central Mich. 48

DETROIT, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A 40-yard field goal by Chris Summers as time ran out Wednesday gave Purdue a wild 51-48 victory over Central Michigan in the Motor City Bowl.

COL FB: Michigan 48, Purdue 21

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Chad Henne passed for 264 yards and two touchdowns Saturday afternoon to lead Michigan to a 48-14 victory over the 24th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers.

COL FB: Purdue 33, Notre Dame 19

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Curtis Painter passed for 252 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as 25th-ranked Purdue beat Notre Dame 33-19.

COL FB: Maryland 24, Purdue 7

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Sam Hollenbach threw two touchdown passes Friday night as Maryland beat Purdue, 24-7, at the Champ Sports Bowl in Orlando.

COL FB: Hawaii 42, Purdue 35

HONOLULO, Hawaii, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Colt Brennan's touchdown pass to Ian Sample with 1:27 to play led the 25th-ranked Hawaii Warriors to a 42-35 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers.
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Curtis Painter

Curtis Painter (born June 24, 1985) is a former starting quarterback for the Purdue Boilermakers football team and currently a quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts after being drafted in the 6th round in the 2009 NFL draft.

Curtis Painter was born in and raised in his early childhood in Washington Court House, Ohio. THen his freshman year, curtis moved to vincennes, indiana where he attended Lincoln High School in Vincennes, Indiana, where he was coached by Mike Hidde. Curtis also played baseball under Brandon Pfoff, where he won the 2002 state championship and basketball under Steve Combs, where he won the 2004 sectional championship over FOrmer Notre Dame 6 foot 11 forward Luke Zeller from Washington. During his high school career, Painter had a three-year record of 28-7, with 4,946 passing yards, 49 passing touchdowns and 17 rushing touchdowns. Curtis finished his high school career a finalist on the Mr. Football ballot.

Painter committed to play for Purdue University on July 28, 2003 under head coach Joe Tiller. After redshirting in 2004, Painter backed up starting quarterback Brandon Kirsch for the first six games of the 2005-2006 season, ultimately replacing Kirsch as the starter for the last five games of the season. For the 2005-2006 season, Painter completed 89 of 170 passes, for 932 yards, with 3 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Painter became the Boiler's starting quarterback.

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