Purdue Press Box Notes vs. Nebraska
Oct. 12, 2013
Purdue Press Box Notes - Oct. 12, 2013 - vs. Nebraska - Ross-Ade Stadium
- 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.
- 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.
- True freshmen Dan Monteroso, Jake Replogle, Evan Panfil and Ra'Zahn Howard made their first appearances of the season.
- Freshmen Andy James Garcia, Leroy Clark, Danny Etling, Austin Logan, Robert Gregory, Bilal Marshall, Ashkan Mizani, Cameron Posey, Dalyn Dawkins, Jimmy Herman, Jordan Roos, Jason King and DeAngelo Yancey also played.
- Yancey had 146 receiving yards, a career best and his second-straight game over 100 yards receiving. It is the first time a Boilermaker had back-to-back 100+ yard receiving games since 2009 when Keith Smith had four in a row.
- Etling went 14-35 for 184 passing yards with one touchdown and one interception.
- Freshmen Andy James Garcia and Austin Logan each had his first career interception.
- Panfil had a tackle for loss in the first game of his career.
- Anthony Brown led the team with nine tackles and a forced fumble, both are career highs.
- Howard had one tackle in his first career appearance.