Purdue dismisses QB Siller
Purdue has dismissed QB Justin Siller for the 09-10 year for an academic violation
The redshirt sophomore was expected to compete for the starting spot in 2009
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue quarterback Justin Siller has been dismissed from school through 2009-10 for an undisclosed academic violation.
The redshirt sophomore from Detroit was expected to compete with fifth-year senior Joey Elliott for the starting job next season.
Siller started three games last year, including his first start against Michigan when he led the Boilermakers to a 48-42 win and was named the Big Ten's offensive co-player of the week. He completed 21 of 34 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 77 yards and another score in that game.
Purdue coach Danny Hope said in a statement Friday that Siller made a bad academic decision and deserved to be punished. He would not elaborate on the violation.
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