Darrell Hazell was dismissed as Purdue’s head coach Sunday, according to Rivals. Multiple reports soon followed that wide receivers coach Gerad Parker will become interim head coach for the remainder of the season.
Hearing @GeradParker1 will be interim coach.
— Boiled Sports (@BoiledSports) October 16, 2016
— Andrew Pogar (@AndrewPogar) October 16, 2016
Parker joined the Boilermakers coaching staff as a tight ends coach in 2013, before becoming the receivers coach in 2015. He also serves as the recruiting coordinator.