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Indiana State at Purdue: GameThread & How to Watch

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This one should be an easier one this week. Purdue is entering as a massive favorite at home in a paycheck game against an FCS team. I feel like if this game is close at any point in the second half it will be time to panic. Purdue has such an advantage in talent, depth, and resources that winning shouldn’t be a concern today.

We are also giving a moment of silence for Caleb VanHooser and Christian Eubanks, who were Indiana State football players that were killed in a car accident a few weeks ago. It is a solemn moment for a program that had a rough start to the season.

As far as the game goes, it is time to work on some things. and tune up for Syracuse next week. Can Purdue actually run the ball and tackle better this week? Those were the largest issues from last week.

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
Online Streaming ESPN2
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 196
Odds Minnesota -10 Odds/lines subject to change. T&Cs apply. See 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