Purdue Football Game Notes

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Oct. 20, 2012

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Purdue Football Game Notes
at Ohio State - Oct. 20

Historical

  • Akeem Hunt's kickoff return for a touchdown was the fifth 100-yard TD return (longest possible) in school history and the first since 2004:
    • Jack Brown vs. Indiana 11/19/1938
    • Stan Brown vs. Indiana 11/21/1970
    • Jimmy Smith vs. Stanford 9/12/1981
    • Jerome Brooks at Notre Dame 10/2/2005
    • Akeem Hunt at Ohio State 10/20/2012
  • Hunt's kickoff return was the third for a touchdown under head coach Danny Hope.
  • Purdue's point total marked only the eighth time in 34 trips to Columbus that the Boilermakers scored 20 or more points.

Team

Individual

  • Caleb TerBush's 83-yard touchdown pass to Akeem Shavers on the first play from scrimmage was a career-long for both players.
  • Kawann Short recorded his third career fumble recovery in the first quarter.
  • Antavian Edison's reception early in the second quarter extended his streak to 28 straight games with a catch.
  • Josh Johnson picked off third pass of the season the sixth of his career to end the first half.
  • Ryan Russell recorded his third sack of the season late in the second quarter.
  • Robert Maci posted his first sack of the season and the third of his career in the third quarter.
  • Ricardo Allen (lower leg injury) did not start for the first time in his three-year career, snapping a streak of 31 consecutive starts.
  • Robert Kugler made his first career start, getting the nod at right guard.