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Purdue faces a critical game in Lincoln.

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NCAA Football: Nebraska at Minnesota Nick Wosika-USA TODAY Sports

I don’t think this is a must win for Purdue, but if Purdue were to win it would be a very good thing. It makes bowl eligibility a near certainty and gives us a win over an opponent that is likely finishing with a losing record. It won’t be easy though. Nebraska has five losses, but all by 8 points or less. They have lost to three teams that are undefeated in Michigan State, Michigan, and Oklahoma. Yes, Oklahoma tries to lose every week it seems, but undefeated is undefeated.

This one will not be easy. The Cornhuskers have probably the best offense Purdue has faced after a parade of very bad ones. Their defense is average, but Purdue’s own offense has not been lighting the world on fire. It is worse than the last couple of defenses we have faced.

Again, this is not a must win, but it feels like we need this one.

GameDay Vitals

Opponent Indiana Hoosiers: 2-9, 0-8
Opponent Indiana Hoosiers: 2-9, 0-8
Stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Capacity 57,236
Surface Grass
Mascot Nostalgia for a bygone era of college basketball (Variant - 1/3 filled section of shirtless chads dancing to the number 9)
Tickets $45 on Stubhub
Kickoff Time 3:30 pm EST
TV Fox Sports 1
Online Streaming Fox Sports 1
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 196
Odds Purdue -15 favorites over Indiana - O/U 50 Odds/lines subject to change. T&Cs apply. See for details.
All-Time Series Purdue leads 74-42-6
Last Purdue Win 28-21 at Indiana on 11/24/2018
Last Indiana Win 44-41 (2 OT) at Purdue on 11/30/2019
SB Nation Blog Representation Crimson Quarry
Weather Forecast 42 degrees, partly cloudy
2020 Indiana Postseason Mississippi 26, Indiana 20 in Outback Bowl
Coach Tom Allen (26-31 in 5th year and Indiana)
Is the H&R Staff Attending? Jace, Travis