Morgan J. Burke, Purdue’s Director of Athletics from 1993-2016, passed on June 15 at the age of 68 following a year-long battle with amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when an abnormal protein builds up in organs and interferes with their normal functions.

On Wednesday, the university announced plans for their football program to wear a helmet decal honoring Burke throughout the season.

Tom Dienhart of shared the news on Twitter.

Even though Dienhart’s Tweet says June 1, June 15 is the correct date.

62-year-old Mike Bobinski, the Boilermakers’ current AD, assumed the role following Burke’s retirement.

Purdue will begin their 2020 campaign at home against the Iowa Hawkeyes at 3:40 p.m. ET on Saturday on the Big Ten Network.

With head coach Jeff Brohm testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) on October 18, his younger brother, co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Brian Brohm, is slated to serve as the acting head coach and handle the play-calling duties.