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Notre Dame Football Schedule 2021

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Here's the Notre Dame football schedule with a full list of the Fighting Irish's 2021 opponents, game locations, with game times, TV channels coming as they're announced. Updated results with final scores will be added throughout the season.

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2021 Schedule

Date: Opponent (Location)
Sept. 5: Notre Dame 41, Florida State 38 (OT)
Sept. 11: Notre Dame 32, Toledo 29
Sept. 18: Notre Dame 27, Purdue 13
Sept. 25: vs. Wisconsin Badgers (Soldier Field in Chicago), 12 p.m. ET on FOX
Oct. 2: vs. Cincinnati Bearcats (South Bend, Ind.), 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Oct. 9: at Virginia Tech Hokies (Blacksburg, Va.)
Oct. 23: vs. USC Trojans (South Bend, Ind.), 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Oct. 30: vs. North Carolina Tar Heels (South Bend, Ind.), 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Nov. 6: vs. Navy Midshipmen (South Bend, Ind.), 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Nov. 13: at Virginia Cavaliers (Charlottesville, Va.)
Nov. 20: vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (South Bend, Ind.), 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Nov. 27: at Stanford Cardinal (Stanford, Calf.)

Note: Date, time, TV all subject to change.

Below is a look at the previous years' schedules, with final scores for each game.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2020 Schedule

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Date: Opponent (Location)
Sept. 12: Notre Dame 27, Duke 13
Sept. 19: Notre Dame 52, USF Bulls 0
Oct. 10: Notre Dame 42, Florida State 26
Oct. 17: Notre Dame 12, Louisville 7
Oct. 24: Notre Dame 45, Pittsburgh 3
Oct. 31: Notre Dame 31, Georgia Tech 13
Nov. 7: Notre Dame 47, Clemson 40 (2OT)
Nov. 14: Notre Dame 45, Boston College 31
Nov. 27: Notre Dame 31, North Carolina 17
Dec. 5: Notre Dame 45, Syracuse 21
Dec. 19: Clemson 34, Notre Dame 10 in ACC Championship Game (Charlotte, N.C.)
Jan. 1: Alabama 31, Notre Dame 14 in Rose Bowl/College Football Playoff Semifinal (Arlington, Texas)

Note: Notre Dame was a full-fledged member of the ACC during the 2020 season.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2019 Schedule

Date: Opponent (Location)
Monday, Sept. 2: Notre Dame 35, Louisville 17
Saturday, Sept. 14: Notre Dame 66, New Mexico 14
Saturday, Sept. 21: Georgia 23, Notre Dame 17
Saturday, Sept. 28: Notre Dame 35, Virginia 20
Saturday, Oct. 5: Notre Dame 52, Bowling Green 0
Saturday, Oct. 12: Notre Dame 30, USC 27
Saturday, Oct. 26: Michigan 45, Notre Dame 14
Saturday, Nov. 2: Notre Dame 21, Virginia Tech 20
Saturday, Nov. 9: Notre Dame 38, Duke 7
Saturday, Nov. 16: Notre Dame 52, Navy 20
Saturday, Nov. 23: Notre Dame 40, Boston College 7
Saturday, Nov. 30: Notre Dame 45, Stanford 24
Saturday, Dec. 28: Notre Dame 33, Iowa State 9 in Camping World Bowl (Orlando, Fla.)

Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2018 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Location

Results

Sat., Sept. 1

vs. Michigan

South Bend, Ind.

W, 24-17

Sat., Sept. 8

vs. Ball State

South Bend, Ind.

W, 24-16

Sat., Sept. 15

vs. Vanderbilt

South Bend, Ind.

W, 22-17

Sat., Sept. 22

at Wake Forest

Winston-Salem, N.C.

W, 56-27

Sat., Sept. 29

vs. Stanford

South Bend, Ind.

W, 38-17

Sat., Oct. 6

at Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Va.

W, 45-23

Sat., Oct. 13

vs. Pitt

South Bend, Ind.

W, 19-14

Sat., Oct. 27

vs. Navy

San Diego

W, 44-22

Sat., Nov. 3

at Northwestern

Evanston, Ill.

W, 31-21

Sat., Nov. 10

vs. Florida State

South Bend, Ind.

W, 42-13

Sat., Nov. 17

vs. Syracuse

Bronx, N.Y. (Yankee Stadium)

W, 36-3

Sat., Nov. 24

at USC

Los Angeles

W, 24-17

Sat., Dec. 29

vs. Clemson (Cotton Bowl - CFP Semifinal)

Arlington, Texas

L, 30-3