Purdue vs. Iowa Postgame Notes

Oct. 15, 2016

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• 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.




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