Jeff Brohm doesn’t want to reveal his hand too early.

On Monday, the Purdue head coach held a press conference to start off Week 1 of the college football season, really digging into the team’s preparation for Northwestern.

Well, maybe “digging in” isn’t the proper terminology, but you get the idea.

Brohm was asked about his thoughts on opening the year against a 10-win Northwestern team, how many newcomers will see significant snaps and the situation at running back.

On playing B1G West foe Northwestern in Week 1:

On the running back situation:

On freshman who could potentially see playing time early this season:

Purdue and Northwestern square off on Thursday night. The Boilermakers are coming off a 7-6 season while the Wildcats were 10-3.

Neither team has named a starting quarterback yet.