1. Score early. The best way to quash Purdue's upset bid is with a few quick touchdowns and put a team that won one game a year ago into an early hole.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- As a child, Kyle Brindza used to play roller hockey in the street with other kids from his neighborhood.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame owns 14 more wins than Purdue over the last two years, but the Irish beat Boilermakers by just a combined 10 points in 2012 and 2013.
What a difference a week can make.
This week was impossible.