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Jeff Brohm taking Purdue head coaching job after three seasons at Western Kentucky

Head coach Jeff Brohm of the Western Kentucky

Head coach Jeff Brohm of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers looks on in the first half of the game against the Marshall Thundering Herd at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on November 28, 2014 in Huntington, West Virginia. Credit: Getty Images / Joe Robbins

Jeff Brohm is leaving Western Kentucky to take the head coaching job at Purdue.

The Boilermakers announced the move Monday, calling him “one of the most innovative offensive masterminds in college football.” An afternoon news conference was scheduled to introduce Brohm.

Brohm replaces Darrell Hazell, who was fired after winning just nine games in 3 1/2 seasons. Gerad Parker took over on an interim basis halfway through last season and went 0-6.

Brohm, a former Louisville quarterback, went 30-10 in three seasons at Western Kentucky and has led the Hilltoppers to bowl bids all three seasons. Now he will get to work with quarterback David Blough, a two-year starter, at the Cradle of Quarterbacks.


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