Purdue football has suffered plenty of heartbreaking losses over the years, but this one stings with the worst of them. After leading 31-14 late into the third quarter, the Boilers allowed Nevada to score 20 unanswered points to complete a 34-31 upset.
The game was sealed on this 56-yard kick from freshman Brandon Talton:
The Wolfpack coaching staff was so impressed that they gave the kid a scholarship after the game:
Purdue will have to rebound quickly as they face tough non-conference tests at home against Power 5 opponents in Vanderbilt and TCU.