Notre Dame to face Panthers for the 67th time in the series, having won 13 of the past 17 meetings (12:07 p.m. ET, ABC).
Notre Dame averaging better than 510 yards of total offense through the first two weeks of the season (3:40 p.m. ET kickoff on NBC).
Sporting retro uniforms, the two winningest programs in NCAA FBS history will square off in the first-ever night game at Michigan Stadium (8 p.m. ET, ABC).
Notre Dame is 102-15-5 (.857) all-time in season openers, having won 20 of its last 24 lidlifters (3:40 p.m. ET, live on NBC).
JUNIOR SEASON (2012): Did not see game action during the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: As a prep player at Belen Jesuit Preparatory in Miami, Fla., participated in basketball and football ... was a team captain in football as a tight end ... helped his team win conference championship, sectional championship and regional championship ... went to state championship game as well ... a cancer survivor of five years ... was in the top 10 percent of his high school graduating class ... an AP scholar ... won the Ideal Jesuit Award and Citizenship Award for three of his four years as a prep ... played for head coach Richard Stuart at Belen Jesuit ... son of Arturo and Eliana Martinez ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in accountancy.