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2015 Schedule
0-0, 1st in Big 12
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Herbstreit's five things to know for Week 1 (2:07)
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Steele makes his selections

The Fighting Irish will host the Longhorns as favorites by more than a touchdown. Phil Steele made his pick on who he thinks will win both straight up and against the spread. Who's he got? (Insider)

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Dan Hicks on Notre Dame's talent, depth

NBC's Dan Hicks gives his takes on what makes Notre Dame special this season, the Fighting Irish's QB situation, Joe Schmidt's return and the expectations for Texas this season.

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Texas ready to upset Notre Dame? (2:17)
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Notre Dame 'unusually focused' heading into season opener (1:48)
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19hJake Trotter

Big 12 viewer's guide: Week 1

Here's a short preview of each Big 12 matchup from the rest of opening weekend.

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VanHaaren talks Texas, Notre Dame 2016 classes (0:49)
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Recruiting Tales of the Tape: Week 1 (3:28)
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Can Zaire lead the Irish past the Longhorns? (1:59)
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QB succession plan still unclear at Texas

The Big 12 QB Future rankings evaluates the strength of each program at the QB position over a period from 2015-17. Up next: Texas.

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Could Longhorns, Aggies renew rivalry?

Mark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy both like the chances of Texas A&M playing in the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl. Will the Longhorns be there too? Bowl projections

Are Irish a safe bet against Longhorns?

With six preseason All-Americans and zero freshmen in its starting 22, Notre Dame should be prepared for the opener vs. Texas. Can it cover 9.5 points? Week 1 bets (Insider)

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Which teams are on upset alert in Week 1 of college football? (1:23)
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Who wins, Texas or Notre Dame? (0:30)
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Three Week 1 games could shape playoff race (1:44)
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4dGerry Hamilton

Freshmen refreshers: 2015 LBs to know

It’s about that time. The first game of the college football season is just three days away. That means plenty of true freshmen will be hitting the national radar for the first time as college players.

2015 Team Stats

Passing Yards211.880th
Rushing Yards148.784th
Points For24.018th
Points Against23.231st

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