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Who does Notre Dame play in the Shamrock Series?

Who does Notre Dame play in the Shamrock Series?

The Irish will play BYU on Oct. 8, 2022, in 65,000-seat Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Notre Dame announced Tuesday. It will be the ninth meeting between the two football programs and the first since an Irish home game in 2013.

Why is it called the Shamrock Series?

The Shamrock Series was established, in large part, as a recruiting tool for Notre Dame football. It gave players a chance to play in a unique venue, wear alternate uniforms, and gave the coaching staff the chance to play across the country.

When was the first Shamrock Series game?

2009: Notre Dame 40 Washington State 14 The first Shamrock Series game ever was played at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The opponent was Washington State out of the PAC-12, and despite this being the end of the Charlie Weis era, the Cougars weren’t a match.

What is on the back of Notre Dame helmets?

The distinctive gold color is a nod to the Golden Dome atop the Notre Dame Administration Building on campus. A further link: Each helmet contains 23.9 karat gold flakes collected from the dome when it was regilded in the mid-2000s.

Has Notre Dame lost a Shamrock Series game?

Notre Dame has yet to lose a Shamrock game, accumulating a 9-0 record. The first Shamrock series game was played at the AlamoDome in San Antonio against Washington State. Other Shamrock opponents and sites include: Army at Yankee Stadium (2010); Maryland at FedEx Field in Landover, Md.

Why is ND vs Wisconsin in Chicago?

Notre Dame’s Chicago history gets another chapter when the Irish play Wisconsin at Soldier Field. SOUTH BEND, IND. — During the construction of Notre Dame Stadium in 1929, the Irish football team needed a temporary home venue — one close enough and grand enough to accommodate the program’s growing fan base.

Why is the ND game in Chicago?

Soldier Field held the first football game in 1924 when Notre Dame defeated Northwestern. It became the home for the Chicago Bears in 1971 after they moved from Wrigley Field. Today, it’ll be the home for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Wisconsin Badgers.

Is Shamrock Series a home game?

The Shamrock Series is Notre Dame’s home-away-from-home football game series. In 2009, the first game of the was played in San Antonio.

Why are Notre Dame helmets so shiny?

The new helmets, seen on the right in the image at right, were part of a long process to get the gold “just so,” according to head coach Brian Kelly. The gold of the helmets is supposed to be the same as Notre Dame’s famed Golden Dome. However, the helmets will still include 23.9 karat gold flakes.

Is there real gold in Notre Dames helmets?

The tradition of having 23.9 karat gold in the helmet continues. Actual gold flakes, collected when the Golden Dome was regilded, are still included in the painting process by Hydro Graphics Inc.

Where is the Shamrock Series 2021?

After a two-year hiatus, the University of Notre Dame Shamrock Series football game returns this weekend when the Fighting Irish travel to Chicago to take on the University of Wisconsin on Saturday (Sept. 25) at Soldier Field.