Senior Chris Salvi relishes his special teams role at Notre Dame
Notre Dame and Michigan to meet under the lights at Notre Dame Stadium for the first time since 1990 (7:39 p.m. ET, live on NBC).
Nine of the past 12 meetings in the series between Notre Dame and Michigan State have been decided by a touchdown or less.
Notre Dame has won nearly 82 percent of its home openers, including a 10-2 record against the Boilermakers.
Images from Saturday of Notre Dame preparing for the BCS National Championship Game.
The Fighting Irish finished the regular season undefeated and No. 1 for the first time since 1988.
Notre Dame is off to its best start since 2002.