Fun Facts: Purdue-Iowa, Premier League edition featuring AC/DC

1. That is Iowa’s 1,three hundredth soccer recreation.

2. The underdog has received the final three video games on this collection.

3. Iowa is 7-11-1 when it hosted Purdue for a homecoming recreation.

4. Purdue is 2-3 in its final 5 bowls, however was outscored by a median of 28.6 factors per recreation (264-121).

5. Along with his 53-yarder final week, Iowa kicker Drew Stevens improved to 3-of-3 for his profession in subject purpose tries of 50-plus yards.

6. In accordance with SportSource Analytics, Purdue has the fourth-highest fee of missed tackles amongst Energy 5 packages (17.3 %), whereas Iowa has the sixth-lowest at 10.2 %.

7. The Boilermakers have had somebody with at the least 100 receiving yards in every of their final seven video games in opposition to Iowa.

8. Iowa has held its final 19 opponents below 400 yards, the longest energetic streak in FBS.

9. Purdue didn’t play Michigan or Ohio State within the regular-season final 12 months and received the Huge Ten West. Iowa doesn’t play Michigan or Ohio State this 12 months.

10. Purdue working again Tyrone Tracy has 13 profession touchdowns, seven with Iowa and 6 this season with the Boilermakers.

11. The Boilermakers run the Air Raid offense, however 12 of their 17 offensive touchdowns have come on the bottom.

12. Iowa has misplaced seven of its final 10 October video games.

13. Purdue freshman vast receiver Curtis Deville performed at Iowa Excessive Faculty in Iowa, La.

14. Iowa and Oklahoma are the one groups within the nation that haven’t allowed a dashing landing.

15. Purdue offensive coordinator Graham Harrell is fourth on the NCAA’s record of all-time passing yards with 15,793.

16. Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz is 31 years older than Purdue Coach Ryan Walters. Walters has the lowest buyout amongst Huge Ten coaches for getting fired with out trigger, at $12.63 million. Ferentz is fifth-highest at $37 million.

17. The Boilermakers have been within the Related Press Prime 25 for only one week for the reason that begin of the 2008 season.

18. This recreation is streaming solely on Peacock. That streaming service additionally carries English Premier League matches. Chelsea, Manchester, Brighton and Sheffield are cities in Iowa which have namesakes within the EPL.

19. The Peacocks of Higher Iowa play the Missouri S&T Miners Saturday.

20. After AC/DC’s “Again in Black” blares at Kinnick Stadium Saturday, afternoon, that band can be performing that evening on the Energy Journey Pageant in Indio, Calif.

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