October 29, 2007

Purdue lives up to hype

Purdue had a lot to live up to when they hosted Irvington (N.J.) linebacker Dwayne Beckford for an official visit this past weekend. The 6-1, 209-pound prospect had heard all about the Boilermakers from his friend and former teammate Waynelle Gravesande, a Purdue freshman, before taking the trip to West Lafayette.

The trip to Purdue was Beckford's first official visit of the process and between the 35-17 win over Northwestern and his time spent with the coaches and players, he felt Gravesande's reports were accurate.



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