Purdue has line of succession set up, with Hope to become coach in 2009
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Joe Tiller's decision to retire from Purdue had more to do with fishing than football.
"I'm 65, and there's a lot of rainbow trout waiting, and they're not going to wait much longer," he said.
Tiller hopes the fish can wait at least a year. Tiller will retire after next season and be replaced by new associate head coach Danny Hope, the university said Friday in an announcement that had been expected.
Hope was 35-22 in five winning seasons ...
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