Following a heartbreaking 1-point loss to Georgia that dropped them in the rankings, the Fighting Irish shipped up to Boston College looking to bounce back.
Following a dominant home victory against Miami (OH), No. 21 Notre Dame hit the road to take on North Carolina.
On Jan. 1, Notre Dame entered the Citrus Bowl seeking to close out their season with win number 10. The Irish “hadn’t won a New Year’s game in, like, 752 years,” head coach Brian Kelly quipped after the game, and the formidable LSU Tigers threatened to make it 753.
Following a disappointing loss to Duke and the firing of Defensive Coordinator Brian VanGorder, Notre Dame headed to East Rutherford, New Jersey to take on the Syracuse Orange in MetLife Stadium.
After a thrilling finish at home against Miami, Notre Dame hit the road to take on perennial rival Navy at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday Nov. 8. The Irish looked to continue their five-game win streak against the Midshipmen and get their season back on track after a shaky start.