Monday September 1st, 2014

Michigan Wolverines vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame hosts Michigan in one of Week 2's marquee matchups. Michigan, the winningest program in college football history, won its Week 1 game against Appalachian State 52-14, avenging the infamous 2007 upset. Notre Dame, the third winningest program in college football history, defeated Rice 48-17 behind the return of quarterback Everett Golson following a season-long suspension.

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: NBC

Radio: For a list of Notre Dame affiliates, click here. For a list of Michigan affiliates, click here.

Game facts

Notre Dame facts

Last week's game was quarterback Everett Golson's first since the 2013 BCS National Championship Game against Alabama. He threw for 295 yards and two touchdowns against Rice.

This is the last scheduled meeting between the two teams as their contract expires following this season. Notre Dame cited ACC scheduling and commitments to Stanford, USC and Navy as the reasons it did not extend the series. They have played every season since 1997.

If the two teams do play again in South Bend, the stadium will seat at least 3,000 more fans as a result of a $400 million construction project.

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly and Michigan coach Brady Hoke are each in their fifth season as their current school. Kelly and Notre Dame have only one victory in four games against Michigan.

Notre Dame is a 5.5 point favorite, according to Vegas Insider.

Michigan facts

The Wolverines lead the all-time series against the Fighting Irish 24-16-1.

Senior quarterback Devin Gardner completed 13 of 14 passes for 173 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions against Appalachian State in Week 1.

Sophomore running back Derrick Green rushed for 170 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries in Week 1.

Michigan won last season's meeting in the Big House 41-30 behind Gardner's 294 passing yards, five total touchdowns and 82 rushing yards.

Last season's matchup set an NCAA record for attendance with 115,109 fans.

- Paul Palladino

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