Big games by Wood, Floyd power ND over Purdue

Notre Dame won its third straight game, overwhelming Purdue on the road with its finest offensive performance of the season.

Michael Floyd had 12 catches for 137 yards and a touchdown to help Notre Dame defeat Purdue 38-10 on Saturday night.

Cierre Wood ran for a career-high 191 yards, Jonas Gray rushed for 94 yards and Tommy Rees passed for 254 yards and three touchdowns for the Fighting Irish (3-2).

Notre Dame outgained Purdue 551 yards to 276 in its most dominant performance of the season. It was a season-high yardage total for the Irish and their third game with at least 500 yards of offense.

Notre Dame also cut out its mistakes. The Fighting Irish committed 15 turnovers in their first four games, but went without one against the Boilermakers.

Caleb Terbush completed 10 of 15 passes for 101 yards and a touchdown for Purdue (2-2). The Boilermakers also committed 13 penalties for 118 yards.

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