Notre Dame vs. Texas – Game Details

Photo: Brett Davis // USA TODAY Sports
Photo: Brett Davis // USA TODAY Sports

The end of the long and tourtuous off-season is finally upon us.  We are in game week for the first time of the 2015 season with our beloved Fighting Irish making final preparations for hosting the Texas Longhorns for the their first visit to Notre Dame Stadium in 20 years.  As we do every week, here is all of the pertinent information for this weekend’s season opener.

Game Details

Opponent Details

  • Conference: Big 12
  • Head Coach: Charlie Strong (2nd year, 6-7)
  • 2015 Record: 0-0
  • 2013 Record: 6-7 (Lost Texas Bowl, 7-31 to Arkansas)
  • Social Media: Facebook  // Twitter
  • Official Website:


  • Line: Notre Dame -10 (as of 8/30/15)

Series History

Notre Dame and Texas have only played each other a handful of times, but they have produced some of the most memorable and classic contests in college football history.  For a thorough overview of the Notre Dame and Texas series history, check out Duranko’s comprehensive post from today.  Below you will also find all of the results from the previous 10 showdowns between two of college football’s most storied programs.

SeasonSiteResultNotre Dame RankTexas Rank
1913AwayW, 30-7No PollNo Poll
1915AwayW, 36-7No PollNo Poll
1934HomeL, 6-7No PollNo Poll
1952AwayW, 14-3195
1954HomeW, 21-024
1969Cotton BowlL, 17-2191
1970Cotton BowlW, 24-1161
1977Cotton BowlW, 38-1051
1995HomeW, 55-272113
1996AwayW, 27-2496
2015HomeW, 38-311NR


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  1. @bruce johnson

    Thanks for that post on Zbikowski. T.Z. is a rare breed.
    I wouldn’t doubt he’ll be among the coaching staff at ND one day.
    He seems to have what it takes to realize his dreams.

  2. One game at a time. The teams that will hurt ND are the strong passing teams unless we develope
    a pass rush. We will win Sat.

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