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Hope on Middle Tennessee

Here's Purdue coach Danny Hope's take on Saturday's opponent, Middle Tennessee.

"They're a fast football team. On the defensive side of the ball they're real big in regards to bringing pressure, a lot of blitzes," Hope said. "They'll hang their hat on trying to disrupt your offensive front. They do a great job of making sure they always have you outnumbered in the box, so they're strong against the run game. They have good speed, good quickness."