Purdue 34, Indiana 10

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Purdue became the seventh Big Ten team to become bowl eligible Saturday as Brandon Jones and Joey Harris each rushed for more than 100 yards in a 34-10 victory

Purdue 45, Michigan St. 42

EAST LANSING, Mich., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Kyle Orton came off the bench for one play and made the most of it Saturday, throwing a 40-yard touchdown to John Standeford late in the fourth quarter to lift

Ohio State 10, Purdue 6

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- With his team's national championship hopes on the line, Craig Krenzel lofted a fourth-down, 37-yard touchdown pass to Michael Jenkins with 1:36 left Saturday a

Illinois 38, Purdue 31 (OT)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Oct. 12 (UPI) -- After squandering a 24-point lead and scoring with three seconds left to force overtime Saturday, Illinois posted a 38-31 Big Ten Conference victory over Purdue

Purdue 28, Minnesota 15

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Safety Ralph Turner's 23-yard interception return for a touchdown ignited a 21-point third quarter Saturday night as Purdue rallied for a 28-15 victory over pre

Wake Forest 24, Purdue 21

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Freshman Chris Barclay rushed for three touchdowns Saturday, including the go-ahead score, as Wake Forest overcame the absence of leading rusher Tarence William

Purdue 28, Western Mich. 24

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- John Standeford caught seven passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns Saturday, including a 30-yarder with 5:26 left, as Purdue rallied past stubborn Western Mic

Notre Dame 24, Purdue 17

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Vontez Duff took back an interception 33 yards for a touchdown with 4:09 left and 24th-ranked Notre Dame also returned two fumbles for scores Saturday in a 24-1

Purdue 51, Illinois St. 10

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Kyle Orton threw a career-high three touchdown passes and Joey Harris rushed for a career-best 144 yards and scored twice Saturday as Purdue crushed Illinois St

College Football Preview -- Big Ten

By United Press International

Sun Bowl: Wash. St. 33, Purdue 27

EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The 13th-ranked Washington State Cougars became the first Pac-10 team to win a bowl game this season Monday, holding on for a 33-27 victory over Purdue in the S

Sun Bowl: Purdue vs. Washington St.

EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- With the Rose Bowl hosting the national title game this season, there will not be the annual meeting of teams between the Big Ten and Pac-10 Conferences in Pasa

Purdue quarterback to transfer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Purdue freshman quarterback Brandon Hance, who lost his job with two games remaining in the season, will transfer at the end of the semester, the school announc

Indiana 13, Purdue 7

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Antwaan Randle El, playing in his final Big Ten Conference game, had 162 yards of total offense and a touchdown Saturday as Indiana reclaimed the Old Oaken Buck

Purdue 24, Michigan St. 14

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Montrell Lowe rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as Purdue snapped a two-game losing streak with a 24-14 Big Ten Conference victory over Michigan
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Kyle Orton
Chicago Bears quarterback Kyle Orton (18) passes against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)

Kyle Raymond Orton (born November 14, 1982 in Altoona, Iowa) is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Kyle Orton attended Southeast Polk High School in Runnells (now Pleasant Hill), Iowa, where he also participated in basketball, tennis, and track and field.

At the end of his high school career, Orton was the No. 2 ranked QB in the nation by SuperPrep and No. 7 by Rivals.com. His career passing statistics were 208 for 450 (46.2%), 3,176 yards with 24 touchdowns, and 18 interceptions. He earned honorable mention all-state and first team all-conference his senior year, after completing 95 of 192 attempts (49.5%), 1,366 yards with 12 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions.

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