Nov. 27, 2010
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Indiana Postgame Notes vs. Purdue
November 27, 2010
The overtime game is the sixth in IU history and the first in the history of the IU-Purdue series. It was the first overtime game for Indiana since back-to-back overtime games against Northwestern in 2003 and 2004. With the win, the Hoosiers all-time overtime record moves to 2-4.
The Hoosiers win the Old Oaken Bucket for the second time in four years and for the first time in Ross-Ade Stadium since 1996.
Head coach Bill Lynch got his 100th-career win with the victory and is now 2-2 against Purdue.
The win marked the first time the Hoosiers overcame a 14-point deficit to win since the Oct. 14, 2006 game against Iowa.
Junior Jeff Thomas hauled in his second interception of his career in the overtime, setting up the Hoosiers for the win on a 31-yard field goal by Mitch Ewald.
Ewald also made a 26-yard field goal with nine seconds left in regulation to force overtime. The kick capped a 14-play, 71-yard drive that took 5:32. Ewald finished his first season as a Hoosier 16-for-19 on field goals. The 16 field goals tie Bill Manolopoulos for the third most in a season in IU history.
Ewald was also 4-for-4 on extra points, moving to a perfect 33-for-33 on the year. The 33 extra points are the seventh most in IU history.
Senior Trea Burgess scored on a 1-yard touchdown plunge in the first quarter, his third of the season and the seventh of his career.
Senior Ben Chappell hit Tandon Doss for a 4-yard touchdown in the second quarter. Chappell hit Doss for a 6-yard score in the third quarter, capping an 11-play, 54-yard drive, and he hit Doss for a 3-yard TD in the fourth quarter, capping a 7-play, 79-yard drive.
It was the second multi-touchdown catch game of his career, as he hauled in two against Wisconsin in 2009. He is the second Hoosier to accomplish the feat this season as Ted Bolser hauled in two scores in the Akron game. He is the first Hoosier with three TD grabs since James Hardy had four against Michigan State on October 28, 2006. Doss has seven touchdown catches of the season and has 13 in his career. With seven TDs on the season, Doss is tied for 10th on the all-time single-season list.
Chappell's 330 yards are the fourth most in the history of the Old Oaken Bucket game.
With 24 touchdown passes this season, Chappell has the second-best single-season total in IU history. His 45-career touchdown tosses also rank second in the IU records. Chappell finishes his career with 14 multi-score games, including 11 in his last 16 starts as a Hoosier.
After completing 31-of-50 passes for 330 yards and three scores, Chappell finishes his career with an IU record completion percentage of 62.5. His 50 attempts moved him to 1,066 for his career, surpassing Antwaan Randle El for the IU record to go along with his IU record of completions of 651. Chappell's career total of 7,251 is the second-best total in school history, behind Randle El's 7,469.
Doss became the sixth player in Big Ten history with 1,000 or more kick return yards in a single-season, finishing the game with 117 to move his season total to 1,016, the fourth-best total in Big Ten history. He has the best season total in school history
Doss finished the game with 199 all-purpose yards on 17 touches, including the first throw of his career, an incompletion in the second quarter. It was his 10th career game with more than 150 yards and the 18th with over 100. Doss finished the season with 1,641 yards of all-purpose running, the seventh-most in IU history.
Doss finished the season with 63 catches, the sixth most in school history.
With eight catches, Damarlo Belcher moved his season total to 78, one off the single-season IU record. His total stands alone as the second-best in school history.
Zach Davis-Walker helped set up IU's first score with an 11-yard rush and a career-long 29-yard reception. Davis Walker finished with 35 yards on six carries and the 29-yard catch for a total of 64 yards from scrimmage.
Senior Terrance Turner tied his career long with a 38-yard catch from Chappell in the fourth quarter. Turner finished with a career-high 10 catches for 100 yards. His 67 catches this season are the fourth-most in school history.
Thomas finished the game with eight tackles, including six solos and three tackles for loss. He also added the INT. The Hoosiers finished the game with six tackles behind the line, getting 1.5 from redshirt freshman Greg Heban and one from senior Tyler Replogle. Replogle finished with a game high 11 tackles, nine solos. He finishes the season with 87 stops, a team-high.
The game marked the 86th battle for the Old Oaken Bucket and the 113th overall meeting between Indiana and Purdue.
Sixteen Hoosier seniors will don the IU uniform for the final time on Saturday. Offensive tackle James Brewer, running back Trea Burgess, safety Aaron Burks, cornerback Adrian Burks, quarterback Ben Chappell, cornerback Richard Council, safety Mitchell Evans, kicker Nick Ford, linebacker Jamie Lukaszewski, defensive lineman Deonte Mack, offensive lineman Jordan Marquette, tight end Brad Martin, linebacker Tyler Replogle, long snapper Jeff Sanders, defensive lineman Terrance Thomas and wide receiver Terrance Turner will take the field for the last time.
Seniors Terrance Turner and Deonte Mack served as game captains, joining season captains Ben Chappell and Tyler Replogle for the opening coin toss. It was Turner's fifth game of the season as a captain. The Hoosiers won the toss for the eighth time, and deferred to the second half for the second time, starting on defense for the fourth time this season.