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1997 Alamo Bowl

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1997 Alamo Bowl

1997 Builders Square Alamo Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 7 3 20 3 33
Oklahoma State 3 3 7 7 20
Date December 30, 1997
Season 1997
Stadium Alamodome
Location San Antonio, Texas

The 1997 Alamo Bowl featured the Purdue Boilermakers, and the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Oklahoma State took an early 3–0 lead on a field goal. Purdue responded with an 18-yard touchdown pass from Billy Dicken, to take a 7–3 lead. The teams traded field goals before half time, and Purdue led 10–6 at halftime.

In the second half, quarterback Billy Dicken rushed one yard for a touchdown increasing Purdue's lead to 17–6. Running back Jamaal Fobbs sprinted 21 yards for a touchdown pulling OSU to within 17–13. Wide receiver Vinny Sutherland changed the momentum by running for a 19-yard touchdown, extending Purdue's lead to 24–13. Billy Dickens threw a 69-yard touchdown pass to Chris Daniels making the score 30–13. Purdue added a field goal to make the margin 33–13. Oklahoma State scored before the end of the game to make the final 33-20.


External links

  • Review of the game by USA Today
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