Tuesday September 2nd, 2014

Central Michigan vs. Purdue

The Purdue Boilermakers will try to move to 2-0 this Saturday against Central Michigan. In its opener last weekend, Purdue defeated Western Michigan 43-34. 

Details for Saturday's game are below: 

Kickoff: Noon ET

Live Stream: The game can be streamed live here

TV Coverage: ESPNNews

Radio: For Purdue affiliates, click here. For Central Michigan affiliates, click here

Game Facts

Purdue facts

Purdue and Central Michigan will meet for the sixth time in series history. The Boilermakers are undefeated in the series.

Purdue is 1-3 all-time in games played on Sept. 6, including 0-2 vs. teams from the MAC.

Last week, the Boilermakers got their first win over an FBS school since 2012.

Danny Etling picked up his first career win as a quarterback against Western Michigan.

The Boilermakers are 41-10-1 all-time against teams currently in the MAC.

Central Michigan will be Purdue's second straight game against an MAC opponent.

Purdue has not given up a turnover in its last two games, which dates back to last season.

True freshman Ja’Whaun Bentley started at linebacker in Week 1, making him just the sixth true freshmen at Purdue to make a defensive start in the opening month.

Purdue ranked seventh in the country in terms of most underclassmen in fall training camps.

Akeem Hunt is 12th among active players in the FBS with 3,428 all-purpose yards in his career.

- Jack Jorgensen


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