Urban Meyer says Purdue loss exposed Ohio State's flaws

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And they said I was insane.

"I'm very surprised. I thought we had a good week of work", coach Urban Meyer said. "And then the big plays on defense".

Nebraska 53, Minnesota 28: Nebraska built a four-touchdown lead in the first half and survived some nervous moments in the second before pulling away in Lincoln, Neb., giving Scott Frost his long-awaited first win as Cornhuskers coach and ending a program-record 10-game losing streak. Ken Niumatalolo has only had one losing season in his time at Navy, going 5-7 in 2011, but it is beginning to look as though he will have his second losing season this fall.

Against a Buckeyes team that came in averaging 46 points per game, the fifth-most in the nation, the Purdue defense was the story of the night.

It's hard to pinpoint exactly what went wrong for the Buckeyes, because it's not like the Boilermakers did anything unexpected.

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Nelson, a defensive end, made it 23-0 Hawkeyes late in the third quarter by falling on a botched handoff from backup quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome in the end zone. With Purdue up 21-6, the Boilers stopped a fourth-and-goal from the 2-yard line, sniffing out a swing pass attempt that landed incomplete. "It wasn't like we won by one point", Brohm said. The Buckeyes got hammered - just like a year ago, when they suffered a 31-point defeat at Iowa that the committee couldn't get over. Until today, the Big Ten's best chance to get two teams in would have been MI winning out and winning the Big Ten.

Blough outplayed Heisman Trophy candidate Dwayne Haskins Jr., finishing 25-of-43 for 378 yards and sealing the victory with a 43-yard scoring pass to Rondale Moore with 3:37 to play.

Nearly one year ago, Ohio State faced an important conference road contest when it went to Iowa City to face the three-touchdown underdog Hawkeyes, looking for its eighth win of the season and to keep its playoff hopes alive. But Knox scored on runs of 42 and 40 yards, Blough found Moore on a 43-yard TD pass and Bailey sealed it with the interception return. "We came in and played aggressive and I think you have to play aggressive against these guys".

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