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Notre Dame & NBC Announce 2019 Kickoff Times

USC game to be played under the lights, with remaining six contests set for afternoon kicks

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame football team, in conjunction with television partner NBC Sports, has announced kickoff times for its seven home games in 2019. All seven home games will be televised on NBC.

The annual meeting with rival USC on Oct. 12 will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. ET and be the only home night game of the season. In addition, the battle for the Jeweled Shillelagh will be the Irish Wear Green contest, with fans encouraged to wear green to Notre Dame Stadium.

Games with Virginia (Sept. 28) and Bowling Green (Oct. 5) will kick at 3:30 p.m. ET, with the remaining home games – New Mexico (Sept. 14), Virginia Tech (Nov. 2), Navy (Nov. 16) and Boston College (Nov. 23) – will begin at 2:30 p.m. ET.

The Fighting Irish kickoff the 2019 slate on Monday, Sept. 2, with a visit to Louisville. The schedule also includes trips to Georgia (Sept. 21), Michigan (Oct. 26), Duke (Nov. 9) and Stanford (Nov. 30).