Purdue (2-0) at No. 12 Notre Dame (2-0), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. EDT (NBC).
Line: Notre Dame by 7 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Purdue running back Zander Horvath will miss four to eight weeks with a broken fibula, coach Jeff Brohm told reporters Monday.
The fifth-year senior was injured during Saturday's 49-0 win at UConn.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Purdue quarterback Jack Plummer threw four touchdown passes in the first half, three to wide receiver David Bell, as the Boilermakers rolled over winless UConn 49-0 Saturday afternoon at Pratt & Whitney Stadium.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Purdue coach Jeff Brohm's biggest challenge in preparing his team for Saturday's game at UConn may be preventing the Boilermakers from becoming overconfident.
Brohm's team is coming off a season-opening win over Oregon State in which quarterback Jack Plummer threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue coach Jeff Brohm promised to make changes heading into this season. On Saturday, it paid dividends.
Now, he's hoping it keeps working.
Jack Plummer threw for 313 yards and two late touchdowns while the Boilermakers' revamped defense made sure it held up for a 30-21 victory over Oregon State to cap the 500th game played at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Purdue has quite the bash planned for Saturday night's season-opener.
It will play its 500th game at Ross-Ade Stadium underneath the lights, with thousands in the stands and renewed hope of reviving a program coming off back-to-back losing seasons.
Purdue coach Jeff Brohm revised his philosophy during the offseason.
He wanted the Boilermakers to play tougher, find more balance and become more aggressive on offense and defense. On Saturday night against Oregon State, starting quarterback Jack Plummer will help the Boilermakers unveil their new look in the season opener for both teams.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue coach Jeff Brohm built his reputation as an offensive innovator.
This season, he is trying to come up with the perfect defense.
After allowing nearly 30 points per game last season and finishing with a second straight losing record, Brohm made another defensive overhaul, one he hopes creates a turnaround.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue coach Jeff Brohm revamped his defensive coaching staff in January.
Now he's making more changes.
On Wednesday, Brohm said three of his new hires — Brad Lambert, Ron English and Mark Hagen — all will hold the title of defensive coordinator in addition to their regular positional duties.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jeff Brohm decided to go for it against No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday.
The Buckeyes buckled under the pressure.
D.J. Knox ran for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and the Boilermakers held Ohio State's vaunted passing game in check most of the night as they pulled away for a 49-20 upset to shake up the College Football Playoff chase.