Aidan O'Connell's impressive streak without an INT comes to an end early in Music City Bowl
Aidan O’Connell’s long streak without an interception has finally come to an end.
O’Connell overshot 1 of his receivers and a Tennessee defensive back picked him off as Purdue was trying to tie the game
This was O’Connell’s 1st interception in his last 229 attempts.
First INT for Aidan O'Connell in 229 attempts.
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It’s been a tough start for the Boilermakers, especially defensively. They surrendered 21 points in the 1st quarter as Hendon Hooker continues to light up the opposition.
Hooker currently has close to 200 yards through the air with 2 touchdowns and no interceptions.
O’Connell does also have a touchdown pass that came in the 1st quarter. Broc Thompson got the nod for that one and currently has over 100 yards receiving on four receptions.
The Boilermakers are looking to finish their season at 9-4, while the Vols are looking to finish 8-5.
You can see the rest of this game on ESPN.