The first half for Purdue didn't go well against Iowa — 35-7 Hawkeyes, who have 397 total yards — and getting to the locker room would have seemed to be a priority.
Apparently not for the Boilermakers.
With 2 seconds left in the half, with Purdue on its own 36, the Boilermakers called a timeout. And then quarterback David Blough took a knee. Perhaps there were discussions about attempting a Hail Mary? If so, the idea was rejected.
Twitter was amused.
Though the Boilermakers are 3-2 and coming off a 34-31 victory against (equally inept) Illinois, things are not positive for head coach Darrell Hazell. Hazell is 9-32 with just three wins in Big Ten play. Only five of those nine victories were against Football Bowl Subdivision opponents.
Purdue was at its own 36 and there were two seconds left in the half when the timeout was called. David Blough then took a knee.
¯\_(ツ)_/¯— Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday) October 15, 2016