Ex-Purdue Coach Tiller Now Tooling Around In RV

It’s another Saturday, meaning another full plate of college football action - also meaning tens of thousands of fans are setting up shop outside stadiums to tailgate their tails off.

Joe Tiller motor home

(”It’s coming right at me! Noooooooooo!”)

One of the newest members of the tailgating scene is Joe Tiller, the former Purdue & Wyoming coach. Tiller left West Lafayette at the end of last season, and is enjoying his retirement in  the small Wyoming town of Buffalo. Although he’s no longer in the coaching profession, Joe still has an itching to partake in the pigskin festivities. Fortunately for him, he saved up & got himself an RV, so he can travel the country campus to campus and continue to soak the collegiate atmosphere all in.

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Blog-O-Rama: All 28 of Josh Hamilton’s Derby HRs

• For those who want to relive Josh Hamilton’s opening round of the Home Run Derby, here’s the edited video of all 28 blasts.


• AOL FANHOUSE cheers up from word that John McCain’s wife Cindy was once a USC Song Girl.

• The ASSOCIATED PRESS learns that it’s not just male basketball players who like to steal, as a Oklahoma women’s player was caught swiping makeup from a Wal-Mart.

• BLACK HEART GOLD PANTS intercepts a letter of love to the Philadelphia Cream Cheese Co. from Purdue coach Joe Tiller.

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UM Curriculum Soon To Include Handwriting Class

EVERY DAY SHOULD BE SATURDAY, fine purveyor of Joe Tiller look-alike photos, has another fun college football recruiting story somewhat from the Kevin Hart file.

Bitches Don't Know Bout My Diabetus

(Tiller look-alikes are dope)

EDSBS points us to a COLUMBUS DISPATCH report that letters were sent to Ohio State football recruit Willie Mobley before signing day falsely claiming that the school was withdrawing its scholarship offer to him.

Willie Mobley Letters

C-D: “He received two letters, on Ohio State letterhead and postmarked Columbus, allegedly signed by coach Jim Tressel. The first one showed up in early January, and the second one Wednesday. Read more…

Catfights Involving Old, Bald, Fat Guys Are Fun!

We’ve always looked at Purdue football as the 98 Degrees of that golden age of music, the ’90s boy band phenomenon. A couple small hits here and there, but never quite able to grab attention away from the big boys - like the Backstreet Boys (Michigan) and N’Sync (Ohio State).

Joe Tiller

(Your Nick Lachey of Big Ten Coaches!)

The INDIANAPOLIS STAR reports today another setback for our favorite former Marlon Brando stunt double, Purdue football coach Joe Tiller: “Roy Roundtree, a nationally ranked receiver and kick returner from Ohio, signed with Michigan on the first day of the college football signing period. Roundtree committed to Purdue in May and reaffirmed his decision many times since. He signed with new Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez after a visit to Ann Arbor, Mich., last weekend.

So after being spurned the day before college football’s version of the junior prom, Tiller did the only thing a self-respecting Big 10 coach would do - he brought out the big guns. That is, the dreaded “wizard hat” reference.

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