Irish prepare for high-powered Purdue offense

September 5, 2002
By Alan Grant
Earlier this week, Tyrone Willingham walked briskly back to his office after attending his very first victory dinner. It's a small meal for the players, coaches and office staff held in the stadium. In a hurry to resume preparations for this week's opponent, Purdue, Willingham took his dessert with him, a bowl of vanilla ice cream. "The victory dinner is one of those traditions I wasn't aware of," he said. "But I guess it's a good one."

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