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David Bell, Purdue Shock No. 2 Iowa at Kinnick Stadium

It was a two-week story for Iowa.

Last week, the Hawkeyes were at the top of the world with a win over Penn State that catapulted them to No. 2 in the latest AP Top 25 poll. On Saturday, Iowa was receiving a disturbance at the hands of Big Ten Conference rival Purdue.

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Purdue wide receiver David Bell (3) runs from Iowa defensive back Matt Hankins, right, after catching a pass during the first half of a game on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in Iowa City, Iowa.

Purdue wide receiver David Bell (3) runs from Iowa defensive back Matt Hankins, right, after catching a pass during the first half of a game on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in Iowa City, Iowa.
(AP Photo / Charlie Neibergall)

Purdue dropped 464 yards total offensive on Iowa and only allowed the Hawkeyes to cross the finish line once. Boilermakers picked up their first win against a ranked opponent since November 2018, 24-7. Purdue’s last win against a ranked opponent also came against Iowa.

Aidan O’Connell led the Purdue pass and went 30-on-40 for 375 yards and two touchdowns. He also got a score on the ground.

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Purdue quarterback Aidan O'Connell (16) celebrates with wide receiver David Bell (3) after scoring in a 6-yard touchdown run in the first half of a game against Iowa, Saturday, October 16, 2021, in Iowa City, Iowa.

Purdue quarterback Aidan O’Connell (16) celebrates with wide receiver David Bell (3) after scoring in a 6-yard touchdown run in the first half of a game against Iowa, Saturday, October 16, 2021, in Iowa City, Iowa.
(AP Photo / Charlie Neibergall)

David Bell, who quickly draws NFL buzz, caught 11 passes for 240 yards and a touchdown. TJ Sheffield added eight catches to 48 yards and a touchdown.

The Purdue defense was all over Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras, who threw four interceptions in the game. Cam Allen had two of the picks, and Kieren Douglas and Dedrick Mackey had the others. Petras finished 17-for-32 with 195 yards.

Ivory Kelly-Martin had 23 yards on the ground and the Hawkeyes’ lone touchdown. Tyler Goodson was held to 68 yards on the ground.

Iowa running back Tyler Goodson (15) runs from Purdue defensive over George Karlaftis, right, during the first half of a game on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in Iowa City, Iowa.

Iowa running back Tyler Goodson (15) runs from Purdue defensive over George Karlaftis, right, during the first half of a game on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in Iowa City, Iowa.
(AP Photo / Charlie Neibergall)

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Purdue moved to 4-2 this year and Iowa fell to 6-1 after last week’s Penn State victory. The loss snaps Hawkeyes ’12 game winning streak and puts a damper on their hopes of making the College Football Playoffs.

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