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Gold and Black Illustrated, Vol 26, Digital 5

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SPRING FOOTBALL EDITION VOLUME 26, ISSUE 5 As he's frequently done, Drew Brees is taking a lead role, push- ing forward Purdue's football facility efforts. On April 15, he was on campus for the ground- breaking of the football performance complex, of which he is a lead supporter and donor. Tom Campbell On The Cover Eugene Parker was a quiet giant in the world of professional foot- ball. One of the top agents in the game, the former Boilermaker basketball standout did busi- ness differently than just about anyone in the multi-billion-dollar industry. His death March 31 cast a shadow on the Boilermaker community and the sports world. Getty Images Cover Story 12 Extraordinary Life Eugene Parker leaves lasting impression Football 16 Ever Grateful, Ever Drew Years later, Drew Brees still leads Boilermakers 20 Springing Forward? Purdue feels progress made 24 His Way Terry Malone finds balance in life, football 28 Future Is Now Virtual reality helps QB development Basketball 40 Seeking 'Redemption' Boilermakers want to bounce back 44 A Big Class Painter's 2017 class is critical 46 'Why Wait?' Versyp, Purdue ready for next step Olympic Sports 52 Tee Time Ackerman-Allen set to open 56 Speedy Sophomores Longtime friends set winning trend Off The Tracks 8 From the publisher 9 Vs. 11 Editor's take 36 Football recruiting 60 Volleyball update Gold and Black Illustrated is published to be delivered by mail every month (bi-monthly) in late August, October, December, February, April and June. Periodicals postage paid at Lafayette, Ind., and additional offices. Known office of publication is 2605 Yeager Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906. GOLD AND BLACK ILLUSTRATED (USPS 010-447). Subscription rates: $57.95 ($62.05 for Indiana subscribers). Foreign rates: Available upon request. POSTMASTER: Send change of address form to: Gold and Black Illustrated, 2605 Yeager Road West Lafayette, IN 47906. Publisher assumes no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts and photographs. All letters to Gold and Black Illustrated will be treated as intended for publication and are subject to Gold and Black Illustrated's right to edit and comment editorially. The Boilers, Inc. officers, shareholder, staff and contributors are not and never have been sanctioned by Purdue University. The views expressed do not represent those of Purdue or its employees.

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