Cory Trice, Purdue DB, posts impressive numbers vs. Minnesota
Cory Trice had an elite performance in Purdue’s 20-10 win at No. 21 Minnesota. According to Pro Football Focus, the redshirt senior cornerback for Purdue didn’t allow a reception on three targets. He also accounted for a forced incompletion on 38 coverage snaps.
Purdue's Cory Trice vs. Minnesota
🔒 38 coverage snaps
🔒 3 targets
🔒 0 receptions allowed
🔒 1 forced incompletion pic.twitter.com/D3027pcfud
— PFF College (@PFF_College) October 2, 2022
Purdue came into the road game as a huge underdog to a ranked Minnesota team as they gave the Golden Gophers their first loss and their worst offensive performance of the season.
The defense of Purdue held Minnesota to only 304 total yards, with only 47 yards coming from the ground. With Minnesota’s offense one-dimensional, Purdue’s defense allowed an average of 7.8 yards per completion and forced three interceptions from quarterback Tanner Morgan.
Through the first 5 games of the 2022 season, Trice has accumulated 6 total tackles, 5 solo tackles, and a team-high 6 pass breakups.