The Purdue Boilermakers and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2026 and 2027, the schools announced today.
In the first game of the series, Purdue will host Wake Forest at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, IN on Sept. 12, 2026. The Demon Deacons will then host the second and final game at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, NC on Sept. 2 or Sept. 4, 2027.
Purdue and Wake Forest have met five times on the gridiron. The Boilermakers won the last meeting 16-10 in 2003 to extend their overall lead in the series to 4-1.
Purdue now has two non-conference games set for the 2026 season. They are also set to face Notre Dame at a neutral site to be determined at a later date. Wake is their first announced opponent for 2027.
For the Demon Deacons, Purdue is their first scheduled opponent for both 2026 and 2027.