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Friday, November 19th, 2021
NO. 8 NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH HOST GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS IN HOME FINALE TOMORROW, SATURDAY, NOV. 20, AT 2:30 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
Irish Pick ‘Em, New NBC Sports Predictor Game Featuring $10,000 Jackpot, Continues this Weekend for Georgia Tech-Notre Dame
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 19, 2021 – NBC Sports concludes its 31st season of Notre Dame football coverage tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 20, at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock as the No. 8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-1) host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-7) on Senior Day in their home finale at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind.
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).
After the game, Peacock will stream Notre Dame Peacock Postgame, an exclusive post-game show hosted by NBC Sports’ Jac Collinsworth. The show features Notre Dame Football Head Coach Brian Kelly’s press conference, analysis and commentary.
The Fighting Irish beat Virginia, 28-3, on the road last weekend as Notre Dame’s defense held the Cavaliers to 278 total yards. Quarterback Jack Coan passed for three touchdowns in the win. With two games remaining in the season, Notre Dame, who moved up one spot from No. 9 to No. 8 in the College Football Playoffs rankings this week, continue their push to make the CFP for the third time in the past four seasons.
Georgia Tech looks to snap a four-game losing streak after falling to Boston College, 41-30, last weekend. Yellow Jackets linebacker Quez Jackson leads the ACC with 97 tackles this season, and running back Jahmyr Gibbs ranks second in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,680.
Notre Dame meets Georgia Tech for the 37th time, dating back to the inaugural meeting in the series in 1922. Notre Dame leads the all-time series, 29-6-1, including a 31-13 victory at Georgia Tech last season when running back Kyren Williams rushed for 76 yards and two touchdowns.
The ND on NBC Podcast, hosted by Jac Collinsworth, will release weekly episodes throughout the season. On the latest episode, Collinsworth and is joined by defensive lineman Kurt Hinish. 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-Georgia Tech this weekend.
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.