2006 Champs Sports Bowl

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2006 Champs Sports Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 0 7 0 0 7
Maryland 7 14 3 0 24
Date December 29, 2006
Season 2006
Stadium Citrus Bowl
Location Orlando, Florida
MVP Sam Hollenbach, QB, Maryland
Champs Sports Bowl
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The 2006 Champs Sports Bowl was played on December 29, 2006. This 17th edition to the college football bowl game featured the Maryland Terrapins and the Purdue Boilermakers.

Maryland started the scoring with a 4-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Sam Hollenbach to Joey Haynos, giving Maryland a 7-0 first quarter lead. In the second quarter, running back Cory Jackson scored on a 1-yard touchdown lead, to stretch the lead out to 14-0. With 2:05 left in the first half, Hollenbach connected on a 46-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, increasing Maryland's lead to 21-0.

With only 30 seconds left in the first half, quarterback Curtis Painter threw a touchdown pass to make the half-time score 21-7, Maryland. In the third quarter, Dan Ennis added a 22-yard field goal, which would cap the scoring, and make the final margin 24-7, Maryland.

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