Purdue beat Arizona 38-35 in the Foster Farms Bowl on Wednesday night. Purdue almost blew a 17 point half-time lead, but thanks to some late game heroics the Boilermakers their first bowl victory since the 2011 Little Caesar’s Pizza Bowl.
Purdue quarterback Elijah Sindelar lead the Boilmakers a 75-yard drive that ended with a 38-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Mahoungou with 1:44 remaining for the game-winning touchdown.
“I just did not want to do that again,” Sindelar said about his interception in the opener. “I remembered that feeling, I was going to try to do everything I could to make sure we didn’t have to experience that again.”
Purdue's final two plays on their game-winning drive were bonkers. pic.twitter.com/svHgcIXG1q
— Eleven Warriors (@11W) December 28, 2017
Before the half Purdue got into field goal position with a trick kneel down play.
Purdue ended the year with three straight wins behind Sindelar to finish 7-6, the program’s first winning record in six seasons.