Get ready for today’s Notre Dame game with this week’s Gameday FAQ!
Who does Notre Dame play today?
Notre Dame is playing Michigan State today at Notre Dame Stadium. The Spartans enter this weekend’s contest ranked 8th and 12th in the two major polls and bring a 1-0 record with them. Michigan State beat Furman 28-13 in their season opener two weeks ago and haven’t played anyone since.
For more background on Michigan State:
- Notre Dame Offense vs. Michigan State Defense
- Notre Dame Defense vs. Michigan State Offense
- Tickets, Weather, Odds
Who is starting at quarterback for Notre Dame tonight?
We can probably take this one off of the FAQs soon, but Deshone Kizer will start again at quarterback for Notre Dame this weekend. Kizer completed 15 of 18 passes last weekend with a pair of touchdowns and his first interception of the season. Kizer has started both Notre Dame games this season and has a lock down on the position right now.
Where is the Notre Dame game being played today?
The Irish and Spartans will be playing in Notre Dame Stadium for Notre Dame’s second home game of the season and its second straight home game. The game marks the 251th consecutive sellout of Notre Dame Stadium. Notre Dame was undefeated at home in 2015 and will look to match that in 2016 if it is to have any chance at the playoffs.
What time is the Notre Dame game today?
Tonight’s game will be under the lights of Notre Dame Stadium for the first of two primetime home games for Notre Dame this year. Kick off is just after 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT. This marks the second time in three weeks the Irish will be playing in primetime.
What channel is the Notre Dame game on today?
Tonight’s game will be broadcast nationally on NBC just as every Notre Dame home is. NBC will have Mike Tirico in the booth doing play by play with Dan Hicks on assignment. Former Michigan alum Dhani Jones will be joining the pre and post game shows for NBC as well.
What Channel is today’s Notre Dame game on?
As a home game, today’s game will be a national broadcast on NBC. Mike Tirico will be doing the play by play for NBC for the second week in a row with Dan Hicks on assignment. Doug Flutie will provide the color commentary.
Is today’s Notre Dame game available for online streaming?
What is the weather forecast for today’s game?
UPDATE: The forecast has taken a turn for the better for the second week in a row on gameday. As of last night there was a 50% chance of thunderstorms but as of this afternoon conditions look great for tonight. There is still a slight chance of rain tonight but at 15% it should be a dry tailgate and a dry game. That bodes well for the Irish and bad the livers of Irish fans.
Who is favored in today’s Notre Dame game?
As of late Friday night, Notre Dame was a touchdown favorite over Michigan State but had been as much as an 8 point favorite at different times this week. The line finally started to trend towards Michigan State on Friday afternoon suggesting the late money is coming in on the Spartans. Considering the line sat at (-8) and didn’t move for so long this isn’t surprising.