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10/27/1956 (1956-1957)

Ross-Ade Stadium [West Lafayette, Indiana]

#12 Iowa  @  Purdue  Purdue #12 Iowa Hawkeyes Football @ Purdue on 10/27/1956 -

W     21 - 20 

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Head Coach: Forest Evashevski
Attendance: 41,415


On October 27, Iowa (ranked No. 12 in the AP Poll) defeated Purdue, 21-20, before a crowd of 41,415 at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette. Purdue quarterback Len Dawson threw two touchdown passes, and Mel Dillard ran for a third. Iowa also scored three touchdowns, with the difference being a missed extra point. Purdue drove into Iowa territory late in the game, but Purdue fumbled at the 25-yard line with a minute and a half remaining in the game. Fullback Fred Harris had two tremendous clutch plays in the final minutes, and Purdue's Lennie Dawson missed the final extra point attempt to prevent an upset loss.




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