4th season under Head Coach Brian Kelly (formerly University of Cincinnati) the 29th head football coach at ND.
All home games are on NBC, all times are ET (South Bend Time). Tickets $73 (2012)
2013 Schedule
DateOpponentResult TVTimeSeriesSite (ND Rank #AP / #ESPN-USA Today)
Aug. 31TEMPLE28-6 NBC3:301-0-0 NOTRE DAME STADIUM (#14)
Sept. 7 #17 Michigan30-41 ESPN8:0016-24-1 Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI (#14)
Sept. 14Purdue31-24 ABC8:0057-26-2 Ross-Ade Stadium, W. Lafayette, IN (#21)
Sep. 21MICHIGAN STATE17-13 NBC3:3048-28-1 NOTRE DAME STADIUM (#22)
Sep. 28#14 OKLAHOMA21-35 NBC3:309-2-0 NOTRE DAME STADIUM (#22)
Oct. 5#22 ARIZONA STATE37-34 NBC7:303-0-0 Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas (#31)
Oct. 19USC14-10 NBC7:3045-35-5 NOTRE DAME STADIUM (#29)
Oct. 26Air Force45-10 CBS Sports5:0024-6-0 Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, CO (#27)
Nov. 2NAVY38-34 NBC3:3074-12-1 NOTRE DAME STADIUM (#25)
Nov. 9Pittsburgh21-28 ABC8:0047-21-1 Pitt. Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA (#23)
Nov. 23BYU28-13 NBC3:306-2-0 NOTRE DAME STADIUM (#27)
Nov. 30#8 Stanford20-27 FOX7:0018-10-0 Stanford Stadium, Palo Alto, CA (#25)
New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Dec. 28Rutgers (6-6)29-16 ESPN12:055-0-0 Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY (#25)

12.8.13 ND v Rutgers in bowl game. Tickets $99.80+ PinstripeBowl.com - UND.com Bowl Central

Eleven of the 2013 ND opponents played in postseason bowl games following the 2012 season including Rose Bowl winner Stanford (12-2, ranked 6th in the final USA Today poll), an Oklahoma team that ended up 10-3 (and ranked 15th), along with Michigan, Arizona State, Navy and BYU, all of whom won 8 games a year ago.

8.31.13 v Temple was the 200th career win for coach Brian Kelly, improving his overall record to 200-68-2 & at ND to 29-11

9.21.13 Michigan State (42nd appearance at ND, 31st at ND Stadium), USC (39th at ND, all at ND Stadium) and Navy (32nd, all at ND Stadium) all last played at ND in 2011. BYU will be making its sixth stop at ND Stadium (previous games at ND in 1992, 1994, 2003, 2005 and 2012). Oklahoma also will be playing at ND Stadium for the sixth time (previously in 1952, 1956, 1961, 1968 and 1999). Temple will be coming to ND Stadium for the first time.