Ohio State 10-7
West Lafayette (68,157)
Woody Hayes and kicker Fred Schram got a congratulatory phone call from President Richard Nixon in the locker room. Schram's game-winning field goal barely made it over the crossbar.
Purdue was guaranteed their first losing season since 1956.
OSU: Brockington 26 yard run (Schram kick)
PUR: Brown 96 yard kickoff return (Jones kick)
OSU: Schram 30 yard field goal, 2:04
OSU: John Brockington 24 car, 138 yds
OSU: Leo Hayden 16 car, 64 yds
- Palm Beach Post. 15 Nov 1970.