Heart of Dallas Bowl: Purdue coach Patrick Higgins enjoying the interim ride while it lasts - Article Photos 5/6

Patrick Higgins answers questions from members of the media after he was announced as interim head football coach during a news conference, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Mackey Arena on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. Higgins replaces Danny Hope, who was fired earlier Sunday after coaching the Boilermakers for the past four years. (AP Photo/Journal & Courier, John Terhune) NO SALES. MANDATORY CREDIT. ORG XMIT: INLAF102