Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins was 49 of 73 for 470 yards and two touchdowns. Haskins connected with Terry McLaurin on a 34-yard touchdown pass with four minutes to play for the Buckeyes' other touchdown. The Buckeyes still have a pair of huge games on the schedule against Michigan and Michigan State.
Purdue's changed its season on the back of aggressiveness, in all its forms.
Ohio State's loss to Purdue was another reminder not to prematurely eliminate one-loss teams such as Oklahoma from the conversation - and Ohio State might not be the last undefeated team to fall.
It's why the Ohio State-Michigan game just got even bigger - even though it's also why the Big Ten lost its chance to get both teams into the semifinals. He converted a fourth-and-2 from the Michigan State 41 early in the fourth, setting up Ben Mason's 5-yard run that gave the Wolverines a 21-7 lead.
Blough went 25 of 43 with 378 yards and sealed the victory with a 43-yard pass to Rondale Moore with 3:37 to play.
It paid off against Ohio State.
Ohio State (7-1, 4-1 Big Ten) reached the red zone four times and came away with just two field goals.
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Purdue coach Jeff Brohm said he emphasized being aggressive in all facets of the game and his team played with aggression.
Any faint hope for a comeback ended when Knox added a 40-yard touchdown run three minutes later. The Boilermakers converted a second-and-25, and Blough then threw to Isaac Zico for a 13-yard touchdown.
Also making a jump in the ranks and inspiring appearance for the first time in FBS history is Appalachian State, which took care of Louisiana-Lafayette by a score of 27-17 and have earned their right amongst college football's elite at this point in the year. Dixon returned the kickoff to the Ohio State 45, and Purdue committed back-to-back 15-yard penalties to start the drive.
Ivory Kelly-Martin ran for 98 yards for Iowa, which had its first shutout since a 28-0 victory at IL two years ago.
Ohio State's Paris Campbell Jr. heads up field as Purduecornerback Simeon Smiley closes in for the tackle at Ross-Ade Stadium on the campus of Purdue University Saturday.
Blake Haubeil then missed a 33-yard field goal wide left with 1:51 left in the first half and Blough took the Boilermakers 80 yards in 84 seconds, using punter Joe Schopper's first-down run on a fake field goal to set up a 9-yard scoring pass to Moore.
First up, I am talking about Rondale Moore, because he is ideal and I love him. On the next play, Blough threw to Moore, who outran Isaiah Pryor into the end zone for a 14-3 halftime lead.