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Purdue’s Fourth-Quarter Collapse Ensures Boilermakers are Home for the Holidays

Article By on 16th November, 2009

... 160 yards and scores a touchdown in every quarter, it’s supposed to win the game.

Unfortunately for the Purdue Boilermakers, things didn’t work out that way Saturday afternoon at Ross-Ade Stadium.

In a game they needed to win to keep their bowl hopes alive, the Boilers blew an 11-point fourth quarter lead and dropped a heartbreaking 40-37 loss to the visiting Michigan State Spartans.  

Purdue was suffered late meltdowns on defense and special teams, overshadowing a brilliant day for the offense and senior quarterback Joey Elliott, who was playing in his final home game.  Elliott finished 39-55 for 373 passing yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions; his efficiency especially showed in the Old Gold and Bla...

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