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Friday, November 18th, 2022
NO. 18 NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH HOST THE BOSTON COLLEGE EAGLES IN 2022 HOME FINALE TOMORROW AT 2:30 P.M. ET ON NBC AND PEACOCK
Jac Collinsworth, Jason Garrett, Zora Stephenson and Terry McAulay to Call Notre Dame’s 2022 Home Finale
Notre Dame Alum Corey Robinson and Boston College Alum Pete Mitchell to Join Host Kathryn Tappen During Pregame, Halftime and Postgame Coverage
STAMFORD, Conn. – Nov. 18, 2022 – The No. 18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-3) host the Boston College Eagles (3-7) looking to win their fifth consecutive game tomorrow, Nov. 19, in the 2022 home finale at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.
The No. 18 Fighting Irish beat the Navy Midshipmen, 35-32, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., last Saturday to win their fourth straight game. Quarterback Drew Pyne led the offensive attack, recording 269 passing yards and four touchdowns while adding a score on the ground. Wide receiver Braden Lenzy totaled 67 receiving yards and a touchdown.
The Eagles beat then-No. 16 NC State Wolfpack, 21-20, on the road last Saturday. Quarterback Emmett Morehead threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns and wide receiver Zay Flowers recorded seven catches for 130 yards and a pair of scores in the come-from-behind victory.
NBC Sports’ most recent Fighting Irish game that featured a 35-14 win over the then-No. 4 Clemson Tigers was the most-watched Notre Dame game in over a year and the most-watched Notre Dame game in primetime since 2020. Notre Dame holds a 16-9 all-time series advantage over Boston College, having won the past seven matchups.
NBC Sports’ Jac Collinsworth (play-by-play) and Jason Garrett (game analyst) will call the Notre Dame home season finale with Zora Stephenson (sideline reporter) and Terry McAulay (rules analyst).
Kathryn Tappen will host pregame, halftime and postgame coverage from Notre Dame Stadium alongside guest analysts and alums Corey Robinson (Notre Dame) and Pete Mitchell (Boston College).
Former Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Robinson was named a First-Team Academic All-American in 2014 and received the Notre Dame Knute Rockne Student-Athlete Award the same season.
Nine-year NFL tight end Pete Mitchell spent time with the Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants and Detroit Lions where he totaled 2,885 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns. Mitchell was a First-Team All-American selection in 1993 and 1994 and holds the Boston College tight end records for receptions (190), receiving yards (2,388), and receiving touchdowns (20).
The ND on NBC Podcast, hosted by Corey Robinson, features weekly episodes throughout the season. Episodes are released every Wednesday and can be listened to here and wherever you listen to podcasts.
NBC Sports’ free-to-play game Irish Pick ‘Em, featuring a $10,000 jackpot for every NBC Sports Notre Dame Football matchup, is available for download now on the NBC Sports Predictor app (available in the App Store and Google Play Store) and at NBCSports.com/Predictor.
Throughout the 2022 season, Peacock will simulstream all Notre Dame games aired live on NBC, including pre- and postgame coverage.
Peacock has previously provided exclusive live coverage of the Notre Dame Football Blue-Gold game, Notre Dame Pro Day and Notre Dame hockey. Peacock’s expansive programming features live sports coverage including Sunday Night Football, MLB Sunday Leadoff, Premier League, golf, NASCAR, INDYCAR, horse racing, Olympic sports, and much more. Peacock also offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel.
This year, NBC Sports and Notre Dame kick off their 32nd season. NBC Sports 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.