And even before All-American defensive end Nick Bosa announced earlier this week that he will not return to school to rehab an injury and prepare for the National Football League draft, the defense gave up a ton of big plays. Quarterback David Blough tossed a 13-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Zico in the corner of the end zone to make it 7-0.
"We knew they were going to get some yards because we were playing soft coverage", Bailey said.
After the game, they tried to explain what had just happened.
OSU had two long drives in the first half that got to Purdue's 7-yard line and its 15-yard line and got only three points out of those drives. "They made some big-time plays".
Both of Ohio State's came in the fourth quarter, when Purdue held a multi-score lead, and the Buckeyes couldn't stop the Boilermakers anyway.
It was like Iowa 55, Ohio State 24, Part II a year later.
"I'm very surprised. I thought we had a good week of work", coach Urban Meyer said. Moore went off against Ohio State Saturday night, catching 12 passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns.
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But with "The King" at the helm, Bryant is believes that making it back to post-season basketball is a sure thing for the Lakers. A major lack of defense by the Lakers allowed for the Trail Blazers to put up 128 points.
These two teams have not played since the 2013 season.
Boilermakers: "This win means a lot for this team because it shows everyone around the country that you can win football games at Purdue", Brohm said.
The Hoosiers added a late touchdown Peyton Ramsey's 21-yard pass to Harris, and recovered an onside kick.
Ivory Kelly-Martin ran for 98 yards for Iowa, which had its first shutout since a 28-0 victory at IL two years ago. Dwayne Haskins, who came into the game ranked in the in the top five nationally in touchdown passes, passing yards and completion percentage, threw the ball a season-high 73 times, mostly sticking to short passes and screens, until he went deep to Johnnie Dixon for a 32-yard strike in the fourth quarter.
Houston quarterback D'Eriq King passed for 413 yards and three touchdowns without an interception, and he led the Cougars in the running game with 56 rushing yards and a touchdown in the road win against the Midshipmen. Purdue also set a school record for points scored against the Buckeyes, besting the previous mark of 41 in 1967.
The Buckeyes dropped 9 spots to 11 after Purdue ran all over Ohio State on Saturday night.