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Ten Key Moments
In The Offensive Revolution
 
Billy Dicken
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Sept. 13, 1997

Utilizing a pass-happy spread attack he likens to "basketball on grass," first-year Purdue coach Joe Tiller engineers 457 yards of total offense in a 28-17 upset of No. 12 Notre Dame. The Boilermakers, having posted 13 straight losing records prior to Tiller's arrival, have since reached eight straight bowls while regularly producing one of the nation's top offenses.

Pictured: Purdue QB Billy Dicken
Text: Stewart Mandel, SI.com
Photo: AP

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