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

Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

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.