2016 Notre Dame Opponent Previews

Notre Dame vs. USC 2016

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: USC Trojans

The final date on the regular season Notre Dame football schedule will have the Irish heading West to play the USC Trojans. Last season, USC finished 8-6, having problems in games against ranked teams. Of course, many of the issues ...

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Virginia Tech

Helping finish the home portion of the 2016 Notre Dame football schedule on November 19 will be the Virginia Tech Hokies. Beginning a new era after the retirement of Frank Beamer, new head coach Justin Fuente will be seeking to ...
2016 Notre Dame vs. Army

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Army Black Knights

One week after facing Navy, the 2016 Notre Dame football schedule points to the Army Black Knights under neutral circumstances at the Alamodome. This Shamrock Series return to San Antonio marks a flashback to where the series was inaugurated in ...
Notre Dame Navy 2016

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Navy Midshipmen

The 2016 Notre Dame football schedule gets November going with a neutral site matchup against the Naval Academy in Jacksonville. Navy is coming off a season in which they established a new record for most wins in a season with ...

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Miami Hurricanes

For the first time since 1990, the 2016 Notre Dame football schedule has a home game with the Miami Hurricanes on it. While the bitter rancor that once marked this matchup has cooled off, Miami wants to prove something with ...

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Stanford

The third and currently final scheduled night game on the Notre Dame football schedule for 2016 will have the Irish hosting long-time rival the Stanford Cardinal on October 15. While Stanford is coming off a Rose Bowl win and remains ...
Notre Dame - NC State 2016

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: NC State Wolfpack

The sixth week of the 2016 Notre Dame football schedule has the Irish traveling to Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh to face the North Carolina State Wolfpack. Led by fourth-year coach Dave Doeren, the Wolfpack are coming off a 7-6 season ...
Notre Dame - Syracuse 2016 Football

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Syracuse

Dino Baberse is inheriting a team that has a combined 7-17 record over the last two years as he enters his first season as the head coach of Syracus. That may make it seem like Syracuse will be one of ...

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Duke Blue Devils

Week four of the 2016 Notre Dame football schedule brings another former Notre Dame assistant coach to town.  David Cutcliffe, Charlie Weis’s original quarterback coach in 2005, leads the Duke Blue Devils to town September September 24.  Health problems prevented ...

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Michigan State

Michigan State is back on the Notre Dame schedule in 2016 for the first time since 2013.  The brief hiatus in the series after meeting 17 consecutive seasons from 1997-2013.  The Spartans that travel to Notre Dame Stadium on September ...

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Nevada Wolfpack

The Nevada Wolfpack doesn’t play Notre Dame very often. Their last meeting was in 2009 when the Irish steamrolled the Pack 35-0. But Nevada is an unknown quantity this year. As they find themselves on the 2016 Notre Dame football ...

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: Texas Longhorns

Today we kick-off our breakdown of Notre Dame’s 2016 football schedule.  Once again the Irish face a daunting slate of games that, will prove challenging to navigate unblemished.  Will this year’s slate of games, however, stand up against the other ...

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