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).
The 23 student-athletes come from 17 states.
2010 (JUNIOR): Played in six games for the Irish during the season against Michigan, Western Michigan, Navy, Tulsa, Utah and Miami (Fla.) ... recorded one tackle in 2010 ... an assisted tackle against Navy.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Linebacker appeared in 10 games for Irish, mostly seeing special-teams action ... totaled three tackles including two solo stops ... recorded first career tackle against Purdue ... had first career multi-tackle game, notching one solo and one assist against Washington State ... logged 6:16 of playing time as reserve linebacker and made 89 special-teams appearances.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any game action as a rookie.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named second-team Pennsylvania all-state by the Associated Press for Class AAA in 2007 ... ranked by Rivals.com as the 22nd-best player in Pennsylvania and the 34th-best outside linebacker in the nation ... rated by Scout.com as the 30th-best weakside linebacker in the country and the 36th-best prospect from Penn- sylvania ... named to the Pennsylvania preseason all-state football team in 2007 by SPORTSfever Magazine ... received honorable mention accolades on the 2007 all-WesternPAFootball.net big school team (Class AAA-Class AAAA) ... received United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award ... totaled 38 tackles and one sack as a senior ... missed the final eight games of his junior season with a shoulder injury and missed three games during his senior campaign because of a concussion ... older brother Paul was an all-American at Penn State and now plays for the Buffalo Bills ...older brother Stan played baseball at West Virginia ... played for coach Dave Vestal at Hopewell ... became first Hopewell player to letter all four years in football ... besides his brother, Paul, another Hopewell product to reach the NFL is Tony Dorsett ... born Sept. 21, 1989 ... son of Paul and Jacqueline Posluszny ... one of five children ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a management-entreprenurship major.
Posluszny's Career Statistics