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Ohio vs. Purdue | Postgame Notes

Ohio vs. Purdue | Postgame Notes

Ohio vs. Purdue | Postgame Notes

Captains: A.J. Ouellette, Joe Anderson, Troy Mangen, Javon Hagan
Weather: 76 degrees, wind NE 6 MPH, clear – partly cloudy

Overall Notes:
-Most points Ohio has given up since giving up 56 to Texas State (3OT) on Sept. 3, 2016
-Ohio is now 0-8 all-time against Purdue and 9-42-1 against the Big Ten
-Head Coach Frank Solich is 89-68 at Ohio and 147-87
-44 points is the most Ohio has given up since Texas State last season (56).

OFFENSE
-Sophomore quarterback Nathan Rourke went 16-23 for 224 yards and one touchdown pass.
-Rourke also rushed nine times for 36 net yards.
-Freshman Julian Ross led Ohio with nine rushes for 55 yards and a TD.
-Redshirt junior Papi White led Ohio's receiving corps with six catches for 98 yards
-Redshirt freshman Cameron Odom caught three passes for 46 yards and scored his first touchdown of his career.

DEFENSE
-Four Bobcats had seven tackles to lead the team – Kylan Nelson, Evan Croutch, Grant Cunningham, Chad Moore, each had six solo stops.
-Sophomore linebacker Eric Popp and redshirt freshman defensive end Will Evans combined for Ohio's only sack of the game.

SPECIAL TEAMS
-Redshirt sophomore punter Michael Farkas pulled off a fake punt in the first quarter and recorded his first career rushing yards, 16.
-Farkas had five punts for 189 yards (37.8 avg) and put two inside the 20-yardline.
-Ohio did not attempt a field goal in the game, the last time Ohio didn't attempt a field goal was against Western Michigan Oct. 17, 2015.

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