Football Captains' Breakfast Saturday

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Drew Brees is one of 21 football captains expected back for Saturday's home finale against Illinois.
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Drew Brees is one of 21 football captains expected back for Saturday's home finale against Illinois.
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Nov. 21, 2013

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Head coach Darrell Hazell and the Purdue football program will hold its inaugural Captains' Breakfast prior to Saturday's home finale against Illinois.

Twenty-one captains spanning seven of the last eight decades have indicated they will return for the breakfast, which will be held just past 8 a.m. Saturday. One captain will address the 2013 team. The event is not open to the media or public.

In addition, the captains have been invited to attend the 211 Session in Mackey Arena, which will get under way at 9:49 a.m., and to take part in the coin flip prior to kickoff, which is set for 12:01 p.m. at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Those captains expected back are ...

Akin Ayodele (2000, 2001)
Drew Brees (1999, 2000)
Elvin Caldwell (1993)
Angelo Carnaghi (1949)
George Catavolos (1966)
Dan Dierking (2010)
Joey Elliott (2009)
Mark Fischer (1997)
Jon Goldsberry (2004)
Isaac Jones (1998)
Tom Kingsbury (1980)
Chuck Kyle (1968)
Tom Luken (1971)
Bill McKoy (1969)
Pete Quinn (1979, 1980)
Tim Racke (1973)
Akeem Shavers (2012)
Brandon Villarreal (2005)
Jason Werner (2009, 2010)
Calvin Williams (1989)
Jared Zwilling (2009)

 

 

Saturday's game is Senior Day, and 21 players, three managers and two athletic trainers will be recognized during pregame festivities scheduled to begin at 11:47 a.m.