Purdue Boilermakers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers
The football team that represents Purdue University
in intercollegiate competitions is called the Purdue Boilermakers
. Established as the official football program for the university in 1887, the team has a great playing history and has established its repute among the teams at its level as one of the toughest opponents. Purdue Boilermakers
participate in Big Ten Conference
as a Bowl Subdivision of National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I
classified team. The team has been playing its home games at the Ross – Ade Stadium
ever since it has moved there in 1924, relocating from Stuart Field.
Their home stadium has a capacity to accommodate over 62,500 spectators at a time and is situated in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Among the major rivals for Purdue Boilermakers
are included Indiana University’s
team named Indiana Hoosiers
and Notre Dame Fighting Irish
that represents Notre Dame University
. The competitions among these teams have always been very interesting and have been attracting thousands of fans to watch the games. A privilege that Purdue Boilermakers
have that is not shared by many is that they have defeated the number one ranked team in college football for over seven times, and only two teams, Oklahoma
and Notre Dame
, have done this more times than Purdue Boilermakers
Another team that has a wonderful playing record and a thrilling career in college football is Minnesota Golden Gophers. Minnesota Golden Gophers
represent University of Minnesota
, and are often called simply the Gophers
. The football program for University of Minnesota
is one of the oldest football programs by any university in the United States
, and started in 1882. Minnesota Golden Gophers
are a part of Big Ten Conference
, and play in Football Bowl Subdivision
of National Collegiate Athletic Association
in Division I.
Based at TCF Bank Stadium
since 2009, Minnesota Golden Gophers
have a record of winning six national championships. Their home stadium has a capacity to accommodate over 50,805 spectators at a time.
The team has enjoyed some great times through their career, with victories and record breaking performances. Especially famous in the history of Minnesota Golden Gophers
are the years between 1900 and 1919, when their performance was at its peak. Those years are also often referred to as the Golden Days
of Minnesota Golden Gophers
. However, the team has seen many ups and downs through times, but has always managed to keep its reputation among the top class teams in college football.
With two of the greatest teams in college football coming face to face, Purdue Boilermakers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers tickets
promise all sports lovers a great value for their money!