September 5, 2007

Byrd on board

Purdue landed one of its top early 2009 recruiting targets on Wednesday, when D.J. Byrd or near-by Crawfordsville swung by Mackey Arena and pledged to his long-time favorite.

The 6-foot-5 wing from North Montgomery High School chose the Boilermakers early over offers from Indiana, Notre Dame, Xavier and Butler.

"I had it narrowed down to two schools - Purdue and Indiana - and I had to go with my heart," Byrd said.

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