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    Bowl: Champs Sports Bowl
    Date & Time: Thursday, December 29, 5:30 p.m. ET
    Location: Orlando, Florida | Weather
    Stadium: Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
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    TV: ESPN
    Radio: ISP Sports Network Affiliates
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    Logistics: Parking | Seating Chart
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    Sunday, December 4
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    Sunday, December 4
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    Friday, December 9, 6:45 p.m. ET
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    Tuesday, December 13, 7 p.m. ET
    Video Bowl Press Conference
    Wednesday, December 28, 2 p.m. ET
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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

    August 25
    7:30 PM
    Michigan
    Ann Arbor, Mich. (U-M Soccer Stadium)

    Big Ten Network
    August 26
    5:00 PM
    Indiana vs. New Mexico
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    August 26
    7:30 PM
    UC Irvine
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

    ACC Network Extra
    August 26
    7:00 PM
    Seton Hall
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ACC Network Extra
    Tournament Central
    Watch ESPN
    August 27
    12:30 PM
    Cleveland State
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ACC Network Extra
    Tournament Central
    Watch ESPN
    August 27
    7:00 PM
    Western Michigan
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ACC Network Extra
    Tournament Central
    Watch ESPN
    August 28
    11:30 AM
    Indiana vs. UC Irvine
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    August 28
    2:00 PM
    New Mexico
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

    ACC Network Extra
    August 28
    5:00 PM
    Western Michigan
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)

    ACC Network Extra
    September 2
    5:00 PM
    Stanford
    Bloomington, Ind. (Armstrong Stadium)
    September 2
    7:00 PM
    Illinois State
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 2
    7:00 PM
    Coastal Carolina
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    Tournament Central
    September 3
    12:30 PM
    Howard
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    Tournament Central
    September 3
    7:00 PM
    Purdue
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    Tournament Central
    September 3
    All Day
    Notre Dame Kickoff Challenge
    Notre Dame, Indiana (Warren Golf Course)
    September 4
    6:30 PM
    Texas
    Austin, Texas

    ABC
    September 4
    12:30 PM
    California
    Bloomington, Ind. (Armstrong Stadium)
    September 4
    5:00 PM
    Missouri
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 4
    5:30 PM
    Crusader Open
    Valparaiso, Ind. (Sunset Hills Farm)
    September 9
    7:00 PM
    Virginia Tech
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 9
    10:30 PM
    Santa Clara
    San Jose, Calif. (Buck Shaw Stadium)
    September 9
    4:00 PM
    Stony Brook
    Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
    September 10
    3:30 PM
    Nevada
    Notre Dame, Ind.

    NBC
    September 10
    11:00 AM
    San Diego State
    Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
    September 10
    7:00 PM
    Rhode Island
    Kingston, R.I. (Keaney Gymnasium)
    September 11
    2:00 PM
    Stanford
    Stanford, Calif. (Cagan Stadium)
    September 12
    All Day
    U. of San Francisco Olympic Club Intercollegiate
    San Francisco, California (Olympic Club)
    September 13
    7:00 PM
    UConn
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 13
    All Day
    U. of San Francisco Olympic Club Intercollegiate
    San Francisco, California (Olympic Club)
    September 16
    7:00 PM
    Louisville
    Louisville, Ky. (Lynn Stadium)
    September 16
    11:30 AM
    Maryland Eastern Shore
    East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
    September 16
    3:30 PM
    National Catholic
    Notre Dame, Ind. (ND Golf Course)
    September 16
    7:00 PM
    Michigan State
    East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
    September 17
    7:30 PM
    Michigan State
    Notre Dame, Ind.

    NBC
    September 17
    1:00 PM
    DePaul
    East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
    September 18
    12:00 PM
    Syracuse
    Syracuse, N.Y. (SU Soccer Stadium)
    September 22
    7:00 PM
    North Carolina State
    Raleigh, N.C. (Dail Soccer Field)
    September 23
    7:00 PM
    Syracuse
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 23
    7:00 PM
    Louisville
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    September 23
    All Day
    Georgia State Maui Jim Intercollegiate
    Scottsdale, Arizona (Mirabel Golf Club)
    September 24
    3:30 PM
    Duke
    Notre Dame, Ind.

    NBC
    September 24
    All Day
    U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
    Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)
    September 24
    All Day
    Georgia State Maui Jim Intercollegiate
    Scottsdale, Arizona (Mirabel Golf Club)
    September 25
    1:00 PM
    Pittsburgh
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium)
    September 25
    11:30 AM
    Miami
    Coral Gables, Fla. (James L. Knight Complex)
    September 25
    All Day
    U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
    Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)
    September 25
    All Day
    Georgia State Maui Jim Intercollegiate
    Scottsdale, Arizona (Mirabel Golf Club)
    September 26
    All Day
    U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
    Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)

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