The Purdue Boilermakers (3-7) meet a fellow Big Ten opponent when they visit the Northwestern Wildcats (5-5) on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Ryan Field.
You’ll want to check out BTN for the upcoming game featuring the Boilermakers and Wildcats.
When is Purdue vs. Northwestern and when does it start?
This contest between the Boilermakers and Wildcats will take place on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Be ready to see the kickoff at 12:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Purdue vs. Northwestern
The Boilermakers and Wildcats will take to the field at Ryan Field for this matchup on November 18, and if you’d like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on BTN.
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Purdue vs. Northwestern Game Preview
Purdue Stats & Insights
- In their last game, the Boilermakers defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers 49-30.
- Purdue ranks 83rd in total offense (366.3 yards per game) and 86th in total defense (390.7 yards allowed per game) this season.
- The Boilermakers are compiling 211.9 passing yards per game on offense (84th in the FBS), and they rank 104th defensively with 244.2 passing yards allowed per game.
- Purdue is averaging 154.4 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 74th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 61st, giving up 146.5 rushing yards per contest.
- With 31.1 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks 25th-worst in the FBS, the Boilermakers have been forced to lean on their 91st-ranked offense (23.7 points per contest) to keep them in games.
Northwestern Stats & Insights
- The Boilermakers enter the matchup after winning 49-30 over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in their last game on November 11.
- Northwestern ranks seventh-worst in total yards per game (298.5), but it has been better defensively, ranking 31st in the FBS with 333.1 total yards surrendered per contest.
- The Wildcats’ pass defense has been paving the way for the team, as they rank 14th-best in the FBS with 181.7 passing yards surrendered per contest. In terms of offense, they are generating 193.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 104th.
- Northwestern’s rushing offense has been bottom-25 this season, putting up 104.8 rushing yards per game, which ranks 14th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 72nd with 151.4 rushing yards allowed per contest.
- The Wildcats rank 22nd-worst in points per game (20.5), but they’ve been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 48th in the FBS with 22.8 points surrendered per contest.
Purdue Key Players to Watch
- Hudson Card leads Purdue with 2,112 passing yards (211.2 ypg) on 194-of-331 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season. He also adds 118 rushing yards (11.8 ypg) on 81 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
- The team’s top rusher, Devin Mockobee, has carried the ball 142 times for 711 yards (71.1 per game), with five touchdowns this year.
- This season Tyrone Tracy Jr. has rushed for 508 yards (50.8 per game) on 86 carries with seven touchdowns.
- Deion Burks’ team-leading 529 receiving yards (52.9 yards per game) have come on 36 receptions with seven touchdowns.
- TJ Sheffield has reeled in 31 passes for 360 yards (40.0 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
- Abdur-Rahmaan Yaseen’s 25 receptions have netted him 329 yards (54.8 ypg).
Northwestern Key Players to Watch
- Ben Bryant has 1,121 passing yards (186.8 ypg) to lead Northwestern, completing 60.4% of his passes and throwing eight touchdown passes and three interceptions this season.
- Cam Porter has carried the ball 123 times for a team-high 454 yards (45.4 per game), with two touchdowns this year.
- This season Anthony Tyus III has racked up 162 yards (20.3 per game) on 35 carries.
- Bryce Kirtz’s 526 receiving yards (58.4 yards per game) lead the team. He has 36 receptions with four touchdowns.
- Cam Johnson has hauled in 40 passes for 472 yards (47.2 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
- A.J. Henning’s 32 catches are good enough for 284 yards (31.6 ypg) and three touchdowns.