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    Game Day Information
    Bowl: Champs Sports Bowl
    Date & Time: Thursday, December 29, 5:30 p.m. ET
    Location: Orlando, Florida | Weather
    Stadium: Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
    Tickets: Buy
    TV: ESPN
    Radio: ISP Sports Network Affiliates
    Rankings: BCS | AP | Coaches | Harris
    Logistics: Parking | Seating Chart
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    Other Live Coverage: Video Bowl Invitation Phone Call
    Sunday, December 4
    Audio Coach Kelly Teleconference
    Sunday, December 4
    Video Awards Show
    Friday, December 9, 6:45 p.m. ET
    Audio The Brian Kelly Radio Show
    Tuesday, December 13, 7 p.m. ET
    Video Bowl Press Conference
    Wednesday, December 28, 2 p.m. ET
    Audio Official Post Game Show
    After the Game
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    The Matchup
    2011 Notre Dame Fighting Irish
    Roster | Coach Brian Kelly | Schedule | Stats
    • Record: 8-4 [8-5 in 2010]
    • National Rankings (BCS / AP / Coaches / Harris):
       (30th) / (26th) / (T-30th) / (27th)
    • Last Game: lost to Stanford, 28-14
    Bowl Guide | Photos | Videos
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    Tickets | Football Tickets | Podcasts
    • Official Site: UND.com
     
    2011 Florida State Seminoles
    Roster | Coach Jimbo Fisher | Schedule | Stats
    • Record: 8-4, 5-3 ACC (T-2nd Atlantic)
    [10-4, 6-2 ACC in 2010]
    • National Rankings (BCS / AP / Coaches / Harris):
       (28th) / 25th / 25th / 25th
    • Last Game: beat Florida, 21-7
    Bowl Guide | Photos | Videos
    Almanac | History | In the NFL
    • Official Site: Seminoles.com
     
    The Notre Dame-Florida State Series
    All-Time: Florida State leads 4-2
    At Neutral Sites: Florida State leads 2-0
    In Bowls: Florida State leads 1-0
    When FSU is Ranked Higher: FSU leads 3-1
    Last Meeting: #5 FSU 37, ND 0 in 2003 at ND
    Last ND Win: #6 ND 34, #11 FSU 24 in 2002 at FSU
    Last Bowl Meeting:
    #8 FSU 31, #6 ND 26 in 1996 Orange Bowl
    ND All-Time vs. The ACC: 31-12 (.721) [won last 6]
    ND All-Time vs. Current ACC Members:
    81-31-2 (.719) [won last 6]
    ND Last 10 vs. The ACC: 7-3
    Last ND Loss vs. The ACC:
    Boston College 17, Notre Dame 0 in 2008 at BC

    Notre Dame vs. Florida State in Other Sports

    MBB WVB WSOC BASE SOFT
    0-1 2-2 3-1-0 4-5 2-3
    MTEN WTEN MS&D MS&D  
    6-2 1-0 0-1 0-1  
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    Event Calendar

    Delta

    September 24
    L, 38-35
    Duke
    Notre Dame, Ind.
    RECAP

    NBC
    Game Week Central
    September 24
    8th (of 12)
    U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
    Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)
    RECAP

    Live Scoring
    September 24
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    September 24
    13th (of 16)
    Georgia State Maui Jim Intercollegiate
    Scottsdale, Arizona (Mirabel Golf Club)
    RECAP

    Live Scoring
    September 25
    1:00 PM
    UIC
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
    September 25
    3:00 PM
    UIC
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
    September 25
    1:00 PM
    Pittsburgh
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

    ACC Network Extra
    September 25
    11:30 AM
    Miami
    Coral Gables, Fla. (James L. Knight Complex)

    ACC Network Extra
    Live Stats
    September 25
    All Day
    U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
    Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)

    Live Scoring
    September 25
    All Day
    Georgia State Maui Jim Intercollegiate
    Scottsdale, Arizona (Mirabel Golf Club)

    Live Scoring
    September 25
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    September 26
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    September 26
    All Day
    U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
    Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)

    Live Scoring
    September 27
    7:00 PM
    USSSA Pride
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
    September 27
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    September 28
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    September 29
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    September 30
    7:00 PM
    Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, Pa. (Ambrose Urbanic Field)

    ACC Network Extra
    ACC Network Extra
    September 30
    2:00 PM
    ND/Joe Piane Invitational
    Notre Dame, Ind. (ND Golf Course)
    September 30
    4:00 PM
    Michigan State/Iowa
    East Lansing, Mich. (McCaffree Pool)
    September 30
    4:00 PM
    Michigan State/Iowa
    East Lansing, Mich. (McCaffree Pool)
    September 30
    7:00 PM
    Duke
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    Flashback Friday Free Shirt Friday - First 500 fans receive a retro-themed T-shirt
    September 30
    All Day
    Northwestern Invitational
    Evanston, Ill.
    September 30
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    October 1
    12:00 PM
    Syracuse
    East Rutherford, N.J.(MetLife Stadium)

    ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
    October 1
    12:00 PM
    Loyola
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
    October 1
    4:00 PM
    NIU
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Melissa Cook Stadium)
    October 1
    7:00 PM
    Louisville
    Louisville, Ky. (Lynn Stadium)

    ACC Network Extra
    October 1
    1:00 PM
    Delaware
    Bethesda, Md. (Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart)
    October 1
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    October 1
    All Day
    Northwestern Invitational
    Evanston, Ill.
    October 1
    All Day
    ITA All-American Championships Pre-Qualifying
    Tulsa, Okla. (Michael Case Tennis Center)
    October 1
    All Day
    All-American Championships - Pre-Qualifying
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.
    October 2
    9:00 AM
    Maryland
    College Park, Md. (University of Maryland)
    October 2
    9:00 AM
    Florida
    College Park, Md. (University of Maryland)
    October 2
    1:00 PM
    Wake Forest
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    First 500 fans receive ND headbands Health & Fitness Day - Post-match Zumba session ND Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day
    October 2
    5:05 PM
    USNTDP
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
    October 2
    All Day
    ITA All-American Championships Pre-Qualifying
    Tulsa, Okla. (Michael Case Tennis Center)
    October 2
    All Day
    All-American Championships - Pre-Qualifying
    Pacific Palisades, Calif.
    October 2
    All Day
    Northwestern Invitational
    Evanston, Ill.
    October 2
    All Day
    ITF Futures
    Fountain Valley, Calif.
    October 3
    All Day
    ITA All-American Championships Qualifying
    Tulsa, Okla. (Michael Case Tennis Center)

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