The Nebraska Cornhuskers host the Purdue Boilermakers in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 3:30 PM ET, at Memorial Stadium.
The Purdue Boilermakers (3-3) suffered from a 49-35 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes in Week 7. David Blough threw for 458 yards in 30 of 60 passes. On the ground, Markell Jones rushed for 33 yards in nine carries while Richie Worship had nine yards in three carries. Cole Herdman led in receiving with 104 yards and a touchdown in seven receptions while DeAngelo Yancey had 92 yards and a touchdown in two receptions. Brycen Hopkins had 80 yards and two touchdowns.
On the offense, Purdue football averages 305.5 yards in passing and 136.2 yards in rushing. On the defense, Purdue football allows 182.0 yards in passing and 264.3 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-0) are coming from a 27-22 win over the Indiana Hoosiers in Week 7. Richard Lagow threw for 196 yards and a touchdown in 19-for-32 passes. On the ground, Devine Redding rushed for 57 yards and a touchdown in 11 carries while Zander Diamont had 31 yards in eight attempts. Mitchell Paige led in receiving with 101 yards in nine receptions while Ricky Jones had 76 yards in six receptions. Redding had five yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Nebraska football averages 233.3 yards in passing and 220.5 yards in rushing. On the defense, Nebraska football allows 203.3 yards in passing and 141.2 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Purdue vs Nebraska football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time Time: 3:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ABC/ESPN2
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -24.0 Nebraska