Notre Dame’s win against Purdue was one of its signature performances early last season. This Saturday the Fighting Irish look to use Purdue to soften the blow up a loss last week to Michigan.
The No. 21 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1-1) travel to Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana to play against their instate rivals – the Purdue Boilermakers. (1-1)
ABC will have coverage of this game beginning at 8:00 pm ET.
While much will be made of Notre Dame’s loss last week they are not the only team in this game who has failed to meet expectations. Purdue, under first year head coach Darrell Hazell, was blown out in Week 1 and hand to hang on to beat Indiana State last week.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are a 20.5 point favorite against the Purdue Boilermakers. The Over/Under for this game is 49 total points.
TELL TALE STAT: Notre Dame is 27-1 excluding bowl games under Kelly when giving up 382 yards or fewer, and 1-9 when allowing more. (ELIAS)