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Video: Purdue Quarterback Austin Appleby Wrecks Marshall Defender With Stiff Arm, Throws Touchdown

A general view of Purdue's football stadium.

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - SEPTEMBER 12: General View during the game between the Indiana State Sycamores and the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium on September 12, 2015 in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by Cory Seward/Getty Images)

Things did not start off well for Purdue, in the season opener against Marshall. On the first play from scrimmage, quarterback Austin Appleby was picked off by Thundering Herd safety Tiquan Lang, who returned it for a touchdown. Appleby has rebounded well, and is now 10-for-13 for 94 yards and a touchdown. On the scoring throw, Appleby managed to deliver the ball after wrecking lineman Blake Keller with a stiff arm.

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— Saturday Tradition (@Tradition) September 6, 2015

">Saturday Tradition captured the play on video.

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Keller's going to be seeing that one during film review. Marshall leads Purdue 17-14 to start the second quarter.