Purdue Drops Opener on Last-Second Field Goal

Purdue Drops Opener on Last-Second Field Goal

RENO, Nev. – Five turnovers proved too much for Purdue to overcome in its season opener.

Nevada freshman kicker Brandon Talton drilled a 56-yard field goal as time expired to give the Wolf Pack a 34-31 win over the Boilermakers.

Purdue was in control for much of the first three quarters, leading 10-0 after the first quarter and 24-7 at halftime. The Boilermakers took a 31-14 lead with just more than six minutes remaining in the third quarter on Elijah Sindelar’s 49-yard touchdown pass to David Bell, which was the freshman’s first collegiate catch

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