Purdue may have surprised some people this past weekend when the Boilermakers defeated Maryland 40-14. Many thought the Terrapins would win the game outright.

Not lose by 26.

Purdue showed life in that game despite not having QB Elijah Sindelar, WR Rondale Moore and LB Markus Bailey available due to injury — just to list a few.

RELATED: Brohm gives update on Rondale Moore ahead of game against Iowa

On Monday, ahead of Purdue’s game against Iowa, Boilermakers coach Jeff Brohm spoke with the media about keys to winning the B1G showdown:

On Monday, the team released its first depth chart of the week as well:

As Brohm said, Iowa is always strong in the trenches and it will be yet another battle for the Boilermakers. Brohm is 2-0 against the Hawkeyes and will be looking to make it 3-0 at Kinnick Stadium for a noon kickoff on Saturday.