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Obit Leroy Keyes Football Associated Press
 Leroy Keyes was a two-time All-American and one of the greatest football players in Purdue history. (LARRY CREWELLMBR)

Gridiron icon for Boilers dies at 74

Leroy Keyes, a two-time consensus All-American running back and one of the greatest football players in Purdue history, died Thursday.

April 16, 2021 1:00 am

Obit Leroy Keyes Football FILE - Purdue's Leroy Keyes (23) runs as Indiana's Dave Kornowa tries to make a tackle during a college football game in Bloomington, Ind., in this Nov. 25, 1967, file photo. (Larry Crewell/The Herald-Times via AP) (LARRY CREWELL
MBR)

Leroy Keyes, gold standard of Purdue football, dies at 74

Leroy Keyes, a two-time consensus All-American running back and one of the greatest football players in Purdue history, died Thursday. He...

April 15, 2021 1:20 pm

Keyes Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette: Former Purdue running back LeRoy Keyes at the 2006 Mad Anthony Charity Classic at Fort Wayne Country Club.

Verbatim: Purdue All-American RB Leroy Keyes dies

Purdue University issued this news release today:

April 15, 2021 12:03 pm