Oct. 30, 2010
Ryan Kerrigan improved his career sack total 28.5, just a half sack away from moving into a three-way tie for third all-time at Purdue with Jeff Zgonina (1989-92) and Akin Ayodele (1999-2001).
The Illinois victory snapped a school-record five-game win streak by Purdue and prevented the Boilermakers from equaling the series record of six straight by the Illini from 1906-11 and 1988-93.
The Boilermakers tied their season high with 10 tackles for loss and finished with 3.0 sacks on the day. Purdue has posted five or more tackles for loss and at least one sack in all eight games this season.
Freshman Ryan Isaac made his first collegiate appearance.
Ryan Kerrigan recorded a sack in the second quarter, improving his season total to 7.5 and his career total 28.5.
Kerrigan posted two tackles for loss in the first half to improve his season total to 18.5, tying his previous career high set last year in the process.
Waynelle Gravesande's 18-yard punt return in the second quarter was the longest of the season for the Boilermakers.
Kyle Adams' reception in the second quarter extended his streak with at least one catch to all eight games this season and 15 straight dating to last season.
Kawann Short's two sacks in the marked a career high and improved his season tally to 6.0.
Sean Robinson and Gary Bush hooked for their first career passing and receiving touchdowns in the fourth quarter.