Reports: Darrell Hazell out as Purdue head coach

Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell, center, celebrates an overtime victory with the team after an NCAA college football game against Illinois Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Champaign, Ill. Purdue defeated Illinois 34-31 in overtime. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (WCMH)–Multiple news outlets confirm that Purdue is firing head football coach Darrell Hazell after a 3-3 start this season.

Hazell was in his fourth season with the Boilermakers, and only posted a 9-33 record. He was unable to win back-to-back games in his tenure as coach. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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