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During the Bowl training, the future of Purdue's football program will be on the pitch.
The general belief is that for the college programs, the 15 Bowl exercises assigned are an essential element of program development, an additional set of winter training sessions, while half of the Football Bowl subroutines are out of order. The Music City Bowl will hold his first Bowl practice session on Friday. He may be looking for more reps for the approximately 20 newcomers or Redshirt newcomers who were in the travel plan for the regular season finale in Indiana, but little or no playing time was given this season. It is a safe guess that all these 20 players and more reserves will get a lot of previous work in these bowl practices.
"During these bowl practices, we can really get used to it, and almost to a certain point start again with some of these young guys and reintroduce them into the offense of what we do and what we expect," said the co-offensive coordinator and wide-receiver trainer JaMarcus Shephard on November 20.
Shephard May With Amad Anderson, Jordan Bonner, and Kory Taylor, you can work more with freshman recipients this month than in the previous three months together. The Boilermaker wide receiver trainer said two weeks ago that the youngest players who practice, but have agreed on the idea that they are unlikely to see the field in the 201
"It's not like a game (for newcomers to the season), because many of these young people just do not play," said Shephard. "These bowl practices are something we try to treat as games, so, hey, there will be some pressure on you, the expectation is to learn those concepts and to know what you are doing when you use them Spring Ball Begin. When you restart in Spring Ball, you're already behind the 8 ball. "
Purdues coach Jeff Brohm said on Sunday at the Music City Bowl The program's media conference that the Boilermakers will not apply all 15 practices is a common stance for Brohm-led programs. Brohm said he always wants to stress how important it is to give his players time to recover from injuries, focus on the semester final and mentally recharge for the season finale.
"I think it's important that we stick to the schedule we had last year, which means our boys need a break, and I want our boys to get away from it," Brohm said. "At the same time, we will train in the gym and in the condition, we will be back on the practice ground from Friday, but even then it will not be an everyday affair. We & # 39; will make sure we are smart We're also traveling quite a bit to recruit and we want to make sure we're done with it. "
Brohm Sonntag suggested that bowl practices could be a testing ground for younger talents, for no other reason than to try to make sure that key veterans get to the game on December 28th in full health. With the new NCAA Redshirt rule in place and Purdue in no danger of losing the year to other newcomers except Rondale Moore, Jaylan Alexander and Jeff Marks, Brohm suggested that newcomers to Auburn could see playtime.
"Yeah, everybody's at the table right now, so there's a chance that some guys, who either did not play at all or not at all, are taking part in this game," said Brohm. "Like I said, we're going to use this month to see if they're ready to go, and if they worked hard and took the time to do it, you'd think that guys who are not happy, they will not play, take a step, but we have to see exactly how they train. "
Having injured his knee in the finals of the finals after injuring his knee in the regular season finale in Indiana Brohm knows that Purdue may be sick They may afford to lose other important talents before opposing a traditional power of the Southeast Conference.
"We will use the time we need to help the young Prepare people for the future. I think we'll work harder this year than last year (and), and do a little bit better and boost the overall intensity of it. That's going to be fun. "Brohm said," You know, we have to get as healthy as possible to the game, but also be prepared and fresh. "
Part of Brohm's philosophy has always been to treat the players as a reward for the end of the year In the past season, Purdue was a 2.5-point outsider to Arizona and won the Foster Farms Bowl at 38-35, but Brohm's programs are currently not defeated in bowl games, but it should be mentioned Nick Holt was the interim coach for Western Kentucky's 51-31 win over Memphis in the 2016 Boca Raton Bowl.
"When you go to a bowl game, you want to experience it, have fun, enjoy the process. It's a reward for your guys, who have played well throughout the season and find a way to move into the postseason, so we make sure we definitely enjoy it, "said Brohm." We've got our hands full but that makes the game fun. "