Purdue Football Game Notes
Jason Werner intercepted his first career pass in the first quarter.
Ryan Kerrigan recorded his first sack of the season in the first quarter. It was the ninth sack of his career.
Valentin's 62-yard punt return for a touchdown was the first of his career and the first by a Boilermaker since Anthony Chambers went 76 yards for a score against Penn State on Oct. 11, 2003.
Joey Elliott's 58-yard touchdown run in the third quarter was the longest rush of his career.
Elliott's two rushing scores marked a career-high.
Elliott became the first Purdue quarterback to lead the team in rushing in a game since Curtis Painter had 60 yards on 11 carries in a 31-20 loss at Wisconsin on Oct. 22, 2005.
Ralph Bolden's four catches and 62 yards receiving were both career bests.
Torri Williams tied his career high for tackles with 11.
Chris Carlino finished with a career high 10 total tackles.
Sept. 19, 2009