Purdue v. Auburn
On Dec. 28 the Purdue Boilermakers played the Auburn Tigers in the Music City Bowl. The Tigers won the match up 63-14. The passing leaders were #11 David Blough for the Boilermakers, going 22/37 for 184 yards and 2 interceptions, and #8 Jarrett Stidham for the Tigers, going 15/21 for 373 yards and 5 touchdowns. The rushing leaders for were #8 Markell Jones for the Boilermakers, with 10 touches for 35 yards, and #9 Kam Martin for the Tigers, with 11 touches for 58 yards. The receiving leaders were #4 Rondale Moore for the Boilermakers, with 11 catches for 94 yards, and #81 Darius Slayton for the Tigers, with 3 catches for 160 yards and 3 touchdowns. The defensive leaders were #21 Markus Bailey for the Boilermakers, with 8 solo and 3 assisted tackles, and #57 Deshaun Davis for the Tigers, with 6 solo and 3 assisted tackles and a sack.