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    [2021] Jesse Scott to be inducted into Purdue HoF

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    WEST LAFAYETTE - The Purdue Athletic Department has announced that former WR/KR/PR Jesse Scott (2013-2017) will be inducted into the Purdue Hall of Fame during halftime against Wisconsin in Week 9. Jesse Scott joins former teammates QB Corey Mendoza, CB Dan Weaver, and OG P.B. Holmes in the Purdue Hall of Fame.


    Head coach Mark Inspiricht said, "It was tough this year to select the inductee. Adams Williams, Joseph Bowen, C.J. Sheffield, and Ray Harrison were all short listed. However, Jesse has been the most dynamic special teams player I've ever coached and he near-single-handedly accomplished one of the largest upsets in program history."


    Jesse Scott graduated with the CFBHC record for most punts and kickoffs returned for touchdowns. Scott's most renowned feat was in the 2015 upset of #9 Wisconsin in Madison when he returned 2 punts for touchdowns in the game. It was the Boilermakers first victory over a ranked opponent, and it was thanks in large part to Scott. The win is a key victory in Purdue football history and it was a relief after many close losses in 2014 and 2015 where the Boilermakers dropped a halftime lead.


    Jesse Scott would finish his college career as a WR in Purdue's high-octane offense led by Corey Mendoza with over 1000 yards, 11 TDs, and bowl wins over California, Georgia, and Kansas.


    Jesse Scott debuted in NFLHC with the New York Jets and in his first game returned a kick for a touchdown; however, Scott torn his ACL and recovered for the remainder of the season. Scott still plays for the New York Jets and the Purdue Athletic Department wishes him the best of luck.


    Inspiricht finished the announcement with "I'm glad to have had Jesse as a Boilermaker. I love watching him on Sunday's with the Jets and look forward to his return to Purdue against the Badgers for his induction."

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