Oct. 2, 2008
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Big Ten Network's Friday Night Tailgate is coming to Purdue this weekend. The show's set will be on location in the north parking lot at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Hosted by Mike Hall with correspondents Charissa Thompson, Jordan Klepper and Steve Waltien, the 90-minute show features interviews with current students, alumni and a troop salute, where members of the military show their school spirit.
Show segments include the Teammate Game, where Boilermaker linebacker Anthony Heygood and safety Torri Williams will test how well they know each other, the Solo Cup Stacking Challenge, Off Campus, where Klepper and Waltien take Purdue Pete on a wild adventure and My School, featuring Purdue's Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering.
The show will air this Friday from 8:30-10 p.m.