The Iowa Hawkeyes are on the road to take on 18th-ranked Purdue in Big Ten action Saturday. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz says Joe Tiller has built a solid program at Purdue that’s due in part to good recruiting.Ferentz felt the offense and defense both played well in a victory over Penn State, but he says breakdowns in special teams nearly cost them the victory.Ferentz says Purdue plays like a team coming off an appearance in the Rose Bowl after a last minute rally at Minnesota.The Iowa State Cyclones will visit fourth-ranked Nebraska on Saturday. Cyclone coach Dan McCarney says his team heads into the contest healthy. Defensive back Atif Austin is expected to rejoin the starting line-up after missing the Baylor game with a sore shoulder.McCarney says the challenge is clear, taking on a Nebraska team that is 60-1 at home in the past ten years.
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