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Boiler Upload - About Us

Here is a quick guide to the writers and contributors at Boiler Upload.

Publisher – Travis Miller

Travis is a 2002 graduate of Purdue with a degree in Communications and minors in creative writing and history. He started writing independently about Purdue sports in 2006 and in 2009 he was the founder & manager of SB Nation’s Hammer & Rails. He transitioned from SB Nation to Rivals in late 2022 as the new publisher of Boiler Upload and will provide editorial commentary while handling sponsorship inquiries. Travis lives in Indianapolis with his wife, son, and cat.


Twitter: @JustTMill

Staff Writer – Casey Bartley

Casey has been a part of the Hammer & Rails community since 2017 and has been one of the leading Purdue basketball voices at H&R since. He has provided regular on site coverage Purdue as a Lafayette resident and he has been a credential representative for H&R at Purdue’s NCAA Tournament games since 2018. Casey will provide full time coverage of Purdue football and basketball at Boiler Upload.

Twitter: @CaseyBartleyhr

Staff Writer – Jace Jellison

Jace is a 2022 graduate of Purdue and has been the on campus correspondent for Hammer & Rails since late 2019. He is the founder of the Dub Jellison Podcast and has interviewed such guests as Katie Gearlds, Matt Painter, Mitch Daniels, Clark Kellogg, and more. Jace will provide full time coverage of football and basketball for Boiler Upload and will have regular podcasts with Purdue athletes, coaches, administrators, and alumni.

Twitter: @DubJellison

Site Analyst – Kyle Holderfield

Kyle is another long-time contributor from Hammer & Rails that has moved over to Boiler Upload. He is currently a social studies teacher and assistant football coach at Harrison HS in West Lafayette. He will serve primarily as a site analyst and recruiting specialist with his connections to Indiana coaches.

Twitter: @Coach_H_HHS