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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2020, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Indiana during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. Fields repeated as offensive player of the year and is joined by three of his teammates on the Associated Press All-Big Ten football team. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

AP All-Big Ten: Ohio State's Fields, Indiana's Allen honored

Dec. 22, 2020 12:01 PM EST

Quarterback Justin Fields repeated as offensive player of the year and is joined by three of his teammates on The Associated Press All-Big Ten football team announced Tuesday. Lineman Daviyon Nixon of Iowa is the defensive player of the year and is among six Hawkeyes players on the first team in voting by 24...

Martinez runs for 2, passes for 1, Huskers top Purdue 37-27

Dec. 5, 2020 5:38 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Adrian Martinez got the job done with both his arm and his feet Saturday. Martinez, who was benched as starter earlier in the season, started and ran for two touchdowns and passed for another to help Nebraska to a 37-27 victory over Purdue. Martinez completed 23 of 30 passes for...

Rutgers running back Isaih Pacheco (1) runs past Purdue cornerback Cam Allen (18) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Purdue tries to plug leaky run defense with Nebraska up next

Dec. 3, 2020 6:14 PM EST

As Purdue coach Jeff Brohm watched video of Nebraska, he immediately identified a potential pitfall. Quarterbacks Adrian Martinez and Luke McCaffrey look a lot like the Rutgers quarterback tandem. So in hopes of avoiding a repeat of last week's debacle, Brohm decided to spend part of this week finding a solution...

Rutgers quarterback Johnny Langan (21) runs against Purdue during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Rutgers rallies to knock off Purdue 37-30 behind Langan

Nov. 28, 2020 9:31 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Backup quarterback Johnny Langan proved to be just the spark Rutgers needed. Langan completed all four passing attempts for 95 yards and ran for 95 yards on 21 carries as the Scarlet Knights rallied for a 37-30 victory over Purdue Saturday in Big Ten Conference action. Langan...

Purdue wide receiver David Bell (3) tries to get away from Minnesota defensive back Justus Harris (21) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Purdue receivers look for right combination against Rutgers

Nov. 27, 2020 11:09 AM EST

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm is looking for the perfect combination. Saturday. With All-American receiver Rondale Moore making his first home-field appearance in 14 months and sophomore receiver David Bell still making acrobatic catches look routine, Brohm must work both into the mix. It won't be easy against a vastly...

Minnesota linebacker Josh Aune (29) holds the ball after he intercepted a Purdue pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 34-31. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Late INT helps Minnesota hang on for 34-31 win over Purdue

Nov. 21, 2020 12:49 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The end of this pass-and-catch clinic put on by Purdue and Minnesota boiled down to an alleged push — followed by a game-sealing interception. As the Boilermakers seethed, the weary Gophers were relieved after a game both teams won't soon forget. Josh Aune picked off Jack Plummer...