Know The Foe: Notre Dame Bio

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All the nuts and bolts you need to know about Notre Dame and the Fighting Irish football team.

Time for another Know The Foe bio blast. This week, BYU is taking on Oregon State for the third time in four years.

BIO

Name: University of Notre Dame
Nickname: Fighting Irish
Colors: Gold and Blue
Conference: Independent
Location: South Bend, Indiana

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Enrollment: ~12,000

Venue: Notre Dame Stadium, cap. 80,795 (Grass)

Bowl Appearances: 31 (15-16 record)
Last: 2011 (lost to Florida State in the Champs Sports Bowl)

Best seasons:
11 National Championships - pick one. Last in 1988.

Player-Alumni
All time:
Joe Montana, Jerome Bettis, Ricky Watters, Rocket Ismail
Recent: Brady Quinn, Golden Tate, Michael Floyd

Coach: Brian Kelly, 3rd season at ND (22-10, .688)
All time: 10th season (75-32, .701)

Last 5 Years: 32-31 (.508)

History vs BYU: 4-2
2005: ND 49-23
2004: BYU 20-17
2003: ND 33-14
1994: BYU 21-14
1993: ND 45-20
1992: ND 42-16

2012

Record: 6-0
Ranked: #5 BCS, #5 AP, #5 Coaches
Sagarin Rating: 3

AVERAGES (6 games)

POINTS

Scored:

27.33

Allowed:

8.67

YARDS/GM

Gained

Allowed

Rush

Pass

Total

Rush

Pass

Total

181.2 (47)

206.5 (86)

387.7 (76)
S&P: 27

113.5 (25)

173.5 (14)

287.0 (11)
S&P: 6


TIME/TV

Kickoff: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. MT
TV: NBC

Watch for the Game Thread on Saturday, where you can join fellow Cougar fans in discussion throughout the game.

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