We now have a kickoff time for the Illinois game and it is not a surprise:
Illinois game on Oct. 26 will be at noon ET on BTN, per Purdue sports info.— Tom Dienhart (@TomDienhart1) October 14, 2019
A banged up and struggling Purdue against a dead team walking in Illinois just SCREAMS a noon BTN kickoff, so it is not a shock we got this. It is the second straight home kickoff at noon and it also means that all four games in the month of October will be noon kickoffs. I would also bet that Indiana will be at noon, while Nebraska will be a 3:30pm kickoff, but that is just a guess. Barring a sudden winning streak I think we have seen our lone night game of the year vs. TCU.
At least this is a game where Purdue will likely be favored. The overall series is now tied at 44-44-6 after Purdue won last year and the Boilers can take the overall series lead for the first time since 1903.