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WATCH: Purdue Boilermakers put away Oregon State Beavers with late TD

Purdue wide receiver David Bell (3) is tackled by Oregon State defensive back Jaydon Grant (3) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette.

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Purdue wide receiver David Bell (3) is tackled by Oregon State defensive back Jaydon Grant (3) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette. Cfb Purdue Vs Oregon State

Jack Plummer went 29-of-41 passing for 313 yards and two touchdowns to lift Purdue to a 30-21 win at home over Oregon State on Saturday.

Oregon State took a 7-0 lead with 10:10 left in the first quarter on a 9-yard touchdown run by B.J. Baylor, but Purdue tied the game with 3:43 remaining on an 11-yard touchdown run by Zander Horvath.

The Boilermakers then took a 10-7 lead with 8:19 left in the second quarter on a 48-yard field goal by Mitchell Finernan, who then hit again from 39 yards out with six seconds remaining in the first half to give Purdue a 13-7 lead at intermission.

After stopping Oregon State on downs near midfield, Purdue drove toward the goal line and took a 16-7 lead with 1:19 left in the third quarter on a 22-yard field goal by Finernan.

Oregon State answered after that, driving 75 yards in seven plays and cutting the Purdue lead to 16-14 with 13:05 left on a 7-yard touchdown run by Tyjon Lindsey.

With 8:16 left in the game, Oregon State elected to go for a first down facing a 4th-and-2 from its own 37, but a deep pass went incomplete and Purdue took over on downs.

Purdue took advantage of the good field position, taking a 23-14 lead with 4:56 remaining on a 5-yard touchdown pass from Plummer to Payne Durham.

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Oregon State answered, cutting the Purdue lead to 23-21 on a 2-yard touchdown run by Baylor with 3:13 remaining, a play set up by a 45-yard pass from Chance Nolan to Champ Flemings.

But Purdue all but put the game away when Plummer hit a wide-open Durham for a 50-yard touchdown pass with 2:09 remaining that made it 30-21 Boilermakers.

Horvath ran for 81 yards on 21 carries for Purdue.

–Field Level Media