Purdue Press Box Notes vs. Nebraska

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Oct. 12, 2013

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Purdue Press Box Notes - Oct. 12, 2013 - vs. Nebraska - Ross-Ade Stadium

Historical

  • Saturday's attendance: 47,203.
  • Saturday's game was the 600th home game in the history of Purdue football.
  • Purdue is now 1-1 all-time against Nebraska.
  • Purdue falls to 0-2 in Big Ten play and 1-5 overall.
  • Danny Etling made his first career start, making him the first true freshman to start at quarterback for Purdue since Sean Robinson in 2010.
  • DeAngelo Yancey had 146 receiving yards, the most for a Boilermaker since Keith Smith had 152 receiving yards on Nov. 14, 2009, against Michigan State.
  • Yancey had the second-best receiving performance for a Purdue freshman in program history. It is second only to Taylor Stubblefield's 196 receiving yards vs.
  • Washington State in 2001 and the most since Dorien Bryant had 134 receiving yards against Indiana in 2004.

Season

  • Bruce Gaston came up with a sack, the third of his career. That ties his season-best as a Boilermaker.
  • Purdue put up 216 yards offense, its second-lowest total of the season.
  • The Boilermakers won the turnover battle for just the second time this season, as the Boilermakers came up with a season high three interceptions. Purdue threw one interception and lost one fumble.

Individual