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It’s time to play under the Golden Dome.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 11 Purdue at UConn Photo by M. Anthony Nesmith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

It’s been a long time since Purdue has played at Notre Dame in South Bend. The year was 2012, and Purdue very nearly ended an undefeated season for the Irish, falling on a late field goal. That was the season in which there were only two undefeated teams: Notre Dame and Ohio State. Purdue very nearly took down both on their home fields.

The mists of time have a ton of Purdue upsets of Notre Dame, but the last half century has been nothing but pain and heartbreak in South Bend. Purdue has a single victory at Notre Dame Stadium since 1974, but it was a big one as Kyle Orton and Taylor Stubblefield bombed away on the Irish in 2004. Outside of that, there were a ton of close calls, but no other victories.

Purdue has not beaten a top 10 team away from home since that 1974 win, and hasn’t beaten any ranked team away from home since beating #25 Northwestern in 2010 (and they were only in the coaches poll).

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