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Can Purdue get a second top 5 upset?

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NCAA Football: Purdue at Michigan State Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve been here before.

Purdue facing a top 5 team? Purdue with a chance to wreck the playoff hopes of the opposition? A game under the lights on a big channel with everyone watching? Say what you will about Jeff Brohm, but he is 2-0 against teams ranked in the top 5 at the time of the game. Michigan State qualifies too. They are sitting pretty in the first CFP rankings at No. 3, giving them the inside track to the promised land of losing to Alabama or Georgia.

This one won’t be easy. We’re facing one of the most dominant individual player sin all of college football. We’re facing a team that has been in the fire and won close games. Purdue’s best shot is to play clean, not turn the ball over, and hope for a let down after the Spartans won a big rivalry game just a week ago.

GameDay Vitals

Opponent Tennessee Volunteers (7-5)
Opponent Tennessee Volunteers (7-5)
Stadium Nissan Stadium
Capacity 69,143
Surface Grass
Mascot A dog, despite being Volunteers
Tickets $46 on Stubhub
Kickoff Time 3:00 pm EST
Online Streaming ESPN
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 196
Odds Tennessee by 6 Odds/lines subject to change. T&Cs apply. See for details.
All-Time Series Purdue leads 1-0
Last Purdue Win 27-22 on 12/31/1979 in Bluebonnet Bowl
Last Tennessee Win None
SB Nation Blog Representation Rocky Top Talk
Weather Forecast 65 degrees, partly cloudy
2020 Tennesee Postseason None
Coach Josh Heupel (7-5 in first season at Tennessee. 35-13 overall)
Is the H&R Staff Attending? No