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Purdue outlasts Tennessee 48-45 in OT in Music City Bowl

Dec. 30, 2021 21:35 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Purdue came into the Music City Bowl short-handed and banged-up, particularly at wide receiver. The Boilermakers are going home winners after a game that had people clicking over to catch an amazing finish. Mitchell Fineran kicked a 39-yard...

Vols look to make statement vs Purdue in Music City Bowl

Dec. 29, 2021 14:25 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First-year Tennessee coach Josh Heupel has the Volunteers in the Music City Bowl for the third time overall. This time, the Volunteers will take on Purdue in an SEC-Big Ten matchup on Thursday. It’s an indication of how much has changed in a year for the...

Purdue, Tennessee meet for 2nd time in Music City Bowl

Dec. 29, 2021 13:51 PM EST

Music City Bowl: Purdue (8-4, Big Ten) vs. Tennessee (7-5, SEC), Dec. 30, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: Tennessee by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Purdue 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE Purdue needs a victory to finish with the...

Purdue to face surging Tennessee in Music City Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 18:28 PM EST

Purdue (8-4, Big Ten) vs. Tennessee (7-5, SEC), Dec. 30, 3 p.m. ET LOCATION: Nashville, Tennessee. TOP PLAYERS Purdue: Quarterback Aiden O’Connell passed for 3,178 yards and 23 touchdowns. David Bell was named the Big Ten’s...

Purdue takes back Old Oaken Bucket with 44-7 rout of Indiana

Nov. 27, 2021 20:07 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Quarterback Aidan O'Connell started his Purdue career as a walk-on. He may have closed it out Saturday with an unforgettable performance. The fifth-year senior matched his career high by throwing for four touchdowns,...

Indiana, Purdue eager to resume Old Oaken Bucket rivalry

Nov. 26, 2021 03:15 AM EST

Jeff Brohm and Tom Allen grew up watching college rivalries from vastly different perspectives. Allen was the son of an Indiana high school football coach in a rural community with deep red ties to the Hoosiers. Brohm stuck around his hometown of Louisville to play...

Purdue rolls in second half to top Northwestern at Wrigley

Nov. 20, 2021 16:29 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Aidan O’Connell threw three touchdown passes to Milton Wright on Saturday to lead Purdue to a 32-14 victory over Northwestern at Wrigley Field. O’Connell was 29 for 39 for 423 yards and Wright had 213 yards on eight catches — both career highs —...

Northwestern, Purdue collide with Wrigley adding intrigue

Nov. 18, 2021 20:52 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pat Fitzgerald remembers the party-like atmosphere and the unusual circumstances the last time Northwestern played at Wrigley Field. It sure was an unforgettable experience. “I might call it unique,” Fitzgerald said. Northwestern...

Plenty at stake when No. 4 Ohio St hosts No. 7 Michigan St

Nov. 18, 2021 19:27 PM EST

No. 7 Michigan State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 7 CFP) at No. 4 Ohio State (9-1, 7-0, No. 4), Saturday at noon EST (FOX). Line: Ohio State by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Ohio State leads 34-15. WHAT’S AT...

Stroud throws 5 TD passes, No. 6 Ohio State routs Purdue

Nov. 13, 2021 22:59 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After two weeks of some uneven offensive play, the No. 6 Buckeyes were understandably anxious this week with giant-killer Purdue coming to town. Ohio State had reason to be wary of the Boilermakers, who had already upset two top-five teams this...