The Friday college football schedule will get started with a battle between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Purdue Boilermakers from Ross-Ade Stadium. Make sure you are ready for all the best college football action with our college football picks. The Badgers (2-1) rank fourth in the Big Ten Conference in total offense and are scoring at a 31.7 clip. Last week, Wisconsin exploded for 21 points in the third quarter to pull away for a 35-14 home victory versus Georgia Southern.
SMU transfer QB Tanner Mordecai threw for 236 yards and rushed for two touchdowns. Wisconsin RB Braelon Allen carried 12 times for a game-high 94 yards and two scores. The Badgers allowed 23 first downs and 455 yards of total offense to the Eagles.
The Purdue Boilermakers lost head coach Jeff Brohm to Louisville and hired 37 year old Illinois defensive coordinator Ryan Walters to replace him. Through three games, Purdue ranks second worst in total defense and is allowing 30.3 points per game. On Saturday, Purdue watched as Syracuse QB Garrett Shrader rushed for four touchdowns during a 35-20 home loss.
Texas transfer QB Hudson Card completed 32 of 46 passes for 323 yards and a touchdown to lead the Purdue offense. Abdur Rahmaan Yaseen added 114 receiving yards and ten catches for the Boilermakers, who were outgained 271-80 on the ground.