Purdue Football (3-6, 2-4) won its third game overall and at home, beating Nebraska (4-5, 2-3), 31-27, on Saturday. After trailing 10-0, Purdue raallied to take a 14-10 halftime lead. Nebraska recaptured a 3-point lead, 27-24, with 4:21 left in the game, but the Boilermakers drove down the field and scored on freshmen David's Bell's 8-yard run to take a 31-27 margin into the last 1:08 of the game. After the defense knocked down a Nebraska fourth down pass, the Purdue offense simply took a knee to win. Lead by redshirt freshmen quarterback Jack Plummer, the Purdue offense recorded 449 total yards with 304 coming through the air. Plummer went down in the fourth quarter with a leg injury and did not return. Sophomore Adrian O'Connell replaced him and went on to lead the game-winning drive. Purdue alumnus and current New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees also attended the game, and led the crowd in singing "Shout."