Final Score: OT
The Purdue Boilermakers take on the Illinois Fighting Irish in one of the college football games on Saturday, October 8, 2016 start time at 3:30 PM ET, at Memorial Stadium, Columbus, Ohio.
The Purdue Boilermakers (2-2)lost to the Maryland Terrapins, 50-7, last week. David Blough completed 18 of 41 passes for 132 yards and a touchdown. In rushing, Markell Jones ran for 23 yards in 12 attempts while Elijah Sindelar added 13 yards in a carry. In receiving, Domonique Young posted 47 yards in four receptions while Gregory Phillips added 43 yards in three catches. Cole Herdman complimented for 23 yards and a touchdown.
Offensively, Purdue football is averaging 286.8 yards in passing and 135.0 yards in rushing. Defensively, Purdue football is yielding 188.3 yards in passing and 226.5 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
The Illinois Fighting Irish (1-3) lost against the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 31-16, last week. Wes Lunt completed 13 of 22 passes for 133 yards. In rushing, Reggie Corbin ran for 72 yards in nine attempts while Kendrick Foster added 46 yards and a touchdown in seven carries. In receiving, Malik Turner posted 57 yards in five receptions while Zach Grant added 28 yards in two catches.
Offensively, Illinois football is averaging 203.0 yards in passing and 149.0 yards in rushing. Defensively, Illinois football is yielding 202.5 yards in passing and 169.3 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
Purdue vs Illinois football game schedule:
Date: October 8, 2016
Start Time: 3:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: BTN
Live Stream: Big Ten Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -10.5 Illinois, 54.0 O/U