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Purdue at Notre Dame: GameThread & How to Watch

Purdue can regain the Shillelagh for the first time in 14 years.

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Can Purdue pull off the upset today?

It has been a very long time since Purdue beat a ranked Notre dame in South Bend. You are looking back at 1974 for that. This is a somewhat vulnerable Notre Dame team though. The offensive line is shaky and the running game has not been established. Florida State and toledo took them to the brink in the first two weeks of the season, and Purdue might be better than both of those.

This is not a must-win for Purdue by any means, but a victory has Purdue looking at a 4-0 start with a weaker Illinois team coming to town next week and even a potential top 25 ranking, something else that has not happened in 14 years. Last year Purdue had a chance to seize a ranking with a win over Northwestern and didn’t get it. It had the same in 2018 against Michigan State and failed. Is the third time the charm?

It is a “turn the Brohm era around” type of game.

GameDay Vitals

Opponent #21 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Opponent #21 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Stadium Huntington Bank Stadium
Capacity 50,805
Surface Prescription Athletic Turf
Mascot Goldie the Gopher
Tickets $67 on Stubhub
Kickoff Time Noon EST
TV ESPN2
Online Streaming ESPN2
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 196
Odds Minnesota -10 Odds/lines subject to change. T&Cs apply. See draftkings.com/sportsbook for details.
All-Time Series Minnesota leads 41-33-3 (have won 8 of last 9)
Last Purdue Win 31-17 at Purdue on 10/7/2017
Last Minnesota Win 20-13 at Purdue on 10/2/2021
SB Nation Blog Representation The Daily Gopher
Weather Forecast Partly Cloudy, 71 degrees
2021 Minnesota Postseason Beat West Virginia 18-6 in Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Coach PJ Fleck (39-23 in 6th year at Minnesota, 69-45 overall)
Is the H&R Staff Attending? No