The Purdue Boilermakers fell to 1-2 on the season after a 34-13 loss to Texas Christian University in Ross-Ade Stadium. Purdue's offense struggled without fifth-year senior quarterback Elijah Sindelar, only able to score one touchdown with 204 total yards of offense. Redshirt freshman quarterback Jack Plummer stepped in for Sindelar, finishing with 181 yards, 1 touchdown, and 2 interceptions on 13 of 29 passing. For the second straight week, the Boilermakers struggled in the running game, rushing for 23 yards. TCU on the other hand, gashed Purdue's defense, rushing for 346 yards and three touchdowns.