The Boston College Eagles and the Purdue Boilermakers have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2018 and 2020, both schools announced Tuesday.
In the first game of the series, Boston College will travel to face Purdue at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette on Sept. 22, 2018. The Eagles will then host the Boilermakers at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill on Sept. 26, 2020.
The 2018 game will be the first ever meeting between Boston College and Purdue on the gridiron.
Boston College now has three non-conference games scheduled for both the 2018 and 2020 seasons. BC is also set to host UMass and Holy Cross in 2018. In 2020, the Eagles again host Holy Cross in addition to Ohio.
The Boilermakers now have three non-conference games on the docket for 2018 and two for 2020. In 2018, Purdue also hosts Eastern Michigan and Missouri, while in 2020 they welcome Notre Dame to West Lafayette.
Purdue also confirmed a neutral-site matchup today that was first reported by ESPN back in May 2015. The Boilermakers will take on the Louisville Cardinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sept. 2, 2017.
The Purdue-Louisville matchup is one of eight neutral-site games scheduled for the opening weekend of the 2017 season.