Parker’s first test? Eighth-ranked Nebraska in Lincoln

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WANE) – Gerad Parker took over the reigns at Purdue on Sunday after Darrell Hazell was fired and his first test is a doozy.

The interim head coach – who was a receivers coach – will lead the Boilermakers into Lincoln to face no. 8 Nebraska on Saturday. Kick is set for 3:30 p.m.

Purdue is 3-3 on the season, 1-2 in Big Ten play. Nebraska is 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Big Ten.