January 4, 2007

Kicker to visit

With punter Jared Armstrong returning next fall and two freshman placekickers on the roster, Purdue hadn't been in the market for another kicker.

That is, until New Concord (Ohio) John Glenn punter Aaron Bates kicked at their camp this past summer. Now, the Boilermakers are set to host the 6-foot, 190-pound Bates for an official visit and are battling other major programs for his services.

Bates has offers from Purdue, West Virginia and Ohio.

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