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Thursday, November 4th, 2021
NO. 10 NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH HOST NAVY MIDSHIPMEN THIS SATURDAY, NOV. 6, AT 3:30 P.M. ET ON NBC AND PEACOCK
Mike Tirico, Drew Brees, Kathryn Tappen and Terry McAulay to Call Matchup
Notre Dame Peacock Postgame to Stream Exclusively on Peacock, Hosted by NBC Sports’ Jac Collinsworth and Corey Robinson
Former Notre Dame and NFL Wide Receiver Golden Tate Joins Collinsworth & Robinson for Pre-Game, Halftime, and Post-Game Shows this Saturday
Irish Pick ‘Em, New NBC Sports Predictor Game Featuring $10,000 Jackpot, Continues this Weekend for Navy-Notre Dame
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 4, 2021 – The No. 10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-1) host the Navy Midshipmen (2-6) this Saturday, Nov. 6, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.
NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico (play-by-play) and Drew Brees (game analyst) will call the game along with Kathryn Tappen (sideline reporter) and Terry McAulay (rules analyst).
This Saturday, NBC Sports’ Jac Collinsworth and Corey Robinson will be joined by former Notre Dame and NFL wide receiver Golden Tate on the pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows.
Peacock will stream Notre Dame Peacock Postgame, an exclusive post-game show hosted by Collinsworth and Robinson, which features Notre Dame Football Head Coach Brian Kelly’s press conference, analysis and commentary.
The Fighting Irish beat North Carolina, 44-34, at Notre Dame Stadium last weekend in primetime as Notre Dame running back Kyren Williams rushed for 199 yards and a touchdown and quarterback Jack Coan scored two touchdowns (one passing, one rushing) in the win. With four games remaining in the season, Notre Dame continue their push to make the College Football Playoffs for the third time in the past four seasons.
Navy topped Tulsa, 20-17, last weekend as the Midshipmen rushed for 302 yards without completing a pass, marking their first win without a completion since 2017. This season, Navy is averaging 222.5 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 300 or more yards three times.
Notre Dame meets Navy for the 94th time, dating back to the inaugural meeting in the series in 1927. Notre Dame leads the all-time series, 79-13-1, and has won the past three meetings, including a 52-20 victory in South Bend in 2019. Prior to last season when Notre Dame played a full ACC schedule, the Fighting Irish and Midshipmen had faced off in 93 consecutive years.
The ND on NBC Podcast, hosted by Jac Collinsworth, will release weekly episodes throughout the season. On the latest episode, Collinsworth is joined by linebacker JD Bertrand. Episodes are released every Thursday and can be found here.
NBC Sports’ Irish Pick ‘Em, a new free-to-play contest featuring a $10,000 jackpot, continues on the NBC Sports Predictor app for Notre Dame-Navy this weekend.
All remaining Notre Dame home games during the 2021 season will air on NBC and stream on Peacock.
|REMAINING 2021 NBC NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL SCHEDULE|
|DATE||TIME (ET)||OPPONENT||WHERE TO WATCH|
|Sat., Nov. 6||3:30 p.m.||Navy||NBC/Peacock|
|Sat., Nov. 20||2:30 p.m.||Georgia Tech||NBC/Peacock|
Notre Dame Football coverage will stream on Peacock, which is included at no additional cost for Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers and Cox Contour customers. Viewers can sign up at https://www.peacocktv.com/sports/notredame. Peacock is widely available across devices, details here
This year, NBC Sports Group and Notre Dame kicked off their 31st season. NBC Sports Group and the University of Notre Dame began their landmark Notre Dame Football relationship in 1991 and have renewed the partnership numerous times. The current agreement runs through the 2025 season.