After consecutive games against top-10 teams, Northwestern now gets to face an opponent that hasn’t been in the top 10 since 2003 and has won exactly two conference games in the last three seasons.
Yep, Purdue is bad.
The Boilermakers have lost four straight games since eking out a win against Illinois and are 3-6 on the season. Their defense struggles mightily, so look for Justin Jackson and Austin Carr to have big games in this one. Purdue’s lone bright spot is its passing game, as quarterback David Blough has put up some big numbers this season and has a solid No. 1 receiver in DeAngelo Yancey.
For Northwestern, this game presents a chance to get back in the win column and get one game closer to bowl eligibility. The Wildcats are 14-point favorites on the road but need to limit Purdue’s big plays through the air.
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