Purdue had 504 yards of offense, tied for the secondmost yards in a game this season. Purdue held Iowa to 2-8 on third downs in the second half, after allowing 7-8 in the first half. Purdue's defense had three sacks, its third-most of the year. Nine different receivers caught passes for Purdue. Purdue's 35 points are its second most this season, behind only the 45 it scored against Eastern Kentucky in the opener. Purdue's defense had five tackles for loss and three sacks on the day. Purdue had its second game in a row with perfect red zone numbers. The Boilermakers were 1-for-1 Saturday.
David Blough, So. QB -- Finished 30-60 passing for 458 yards and five touchdowns, with one interception. -- Blough's attempts, passing yards and touchdowns are all career highs, while his completions are two behind his career high. -- Blough's five touchdown passes are the most by a Boilermaker since Curtis Painter had five against Indiana in 2008. -- Blough is one of just seven quarterbacks in school history to have a five-touchdown game passing. -- Blough's 30 completions give him 317 for his career, which moves him into 11th all-time in school history. -- His 60 attempts give him 459 for his career, which moves him into 12th in school history. -- His 458 yards gives him 3,330 for his career, which moves him into 13th in program history. -- Blough now has two 400-yard passing games, making him just the fifth quarterback in school history with multiple 400-yard passing games. -- Blough now has four 300-yard passing games, which is the eighth most by a Boilermaker quarterback in school history. -- Blough's 458 passing yards are the most by a Boilermaker since Danny Etling threw for 485 at Indiana in 2013.
Cole Herdman, So., TE -- Had career highs with seven receptions for 104 yards and a touchdown. -- Touchdown reception of 53 yards was Purdue's longest play from scrimmage this season, before DeAngelo Yancey hauled in a 54-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. -- First Purdue tight end with at least 100-yards receiving since Dustin Keller had 150 against Central Michigan in the 2007 Motor City Bowl.
Gelen Robinson, Jr. RE -- Recorded second sack of the season, a loss of six in the second quarter. -- Now has 5.5 sacks for his career, including 2.0 this season.
Brycen Hopkins, R-Fr., TE -- Caught three passes for 80 yards and two touchdowns, all career-highs. He now has five catches for 145 yards and three touchdowns on the season. -- Hauled in touchdowns of 25 and 37 yards. -- Receiving yards were third highest on the team.
DeAngelo Yancey, Sr., WR -- Finished the day with two catches for 92 yards and a touchdown. -- He now has 1,784 career receiving yards, which moves him 17th in Purdue history. -- He now has 13 career touchdown receptions, which moves him into 15th in Purdue history. -- His 54-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter is Purdue's longest play from scrimmage this season.
Jake Replogle, Sr., DT -- Missed the game for precautionary reasons. -- First game he has not started since the end of his freshman year, snapping a streak of 29 straight starts.
Ja'Whaun Bentley, Jr., LB -- Missed his second straight game.
Markus Bailey, R-Fr., LB -- Led the team with 11 tackles, including seven solo stops, both tying career-highs. -- Marks the second game in a row with 11 tackles.
Joe Schopper, So., P -- Punted five times for 207 yards, an average of 41.4 yards. -- Also had one punt downed inside the 20-yard line.
Evan Panfil, Sr., DE -- Finished the day with 2.0 sacks. -- Has 4.0 sacks on the season and 8.0 for his career. -- Now has 15.0 tackles for loss for his career.
C.J. Parker, Jr., S -- Had a career-high nine tackles, including 1.0 for loss.
Bilal Marshall, 5th, WR -- Finished with four catches for 65 yards and a touchdown. -- Touchdown was the second of his career. -- His 65 receiving yards are the second most in his career.