It’s Cincinnati vs. Notre Dame this afternoon because the Irish host a top-10 match-up in South Bend for the second straight season. Stay protection begins at 2:30 P.M. ET on Peacock and NBC. Peacock will stream Notre Dame dwelling video games for Premium subscribers. When you’re signed up you will discover stay protection to the entire streaming providers premium sports activities within the “browse” part of the Peacock app and on PeacockTV.com
The #9 Irish are 4-0 this season, most just lately choosing up back-to-back Large Ten wins in opposition to Purdue and #18 Wisconsin over the previous two weeks. The Irish trailed 13-10 early within the fourth quarter however scored 31 unanswered factors in final Saturday’s 41-13 blowout over the Badgers. Defensively, it was the group’s finest recreation of the season. The Irish held Wisconsin to 318 complete yards on offense–the fewest Notre Dame has allowed this season–and compelled a season-best 5 turnovers. Saturday’s victory marked head coach Brian Kelly’s 106th win making him the winningest coach in Preventing Irish historical past. The earlier file was set by legendary coach and 1951 School Soccer Corridor of Fame inductee Knute Rockne.
The #7 Bearcats are coming off a bye week and are additionally undefeated this season, outscoring their opponents 129-45 within the first 3 wins, together with a 38-24 come-from-behind victory at Indiana. Fourth-year beginning quarterback Desmond Ridder leads the group’s offense. He completed final season with a complete of two,296 yards and rushed for 592 yards with 31 complete touchdowns and 9 interceptions, incomes the award for AAC Offensive Participant of the Yr.
As we speak’s recreation would be the second-ever assembly between the 2 packages and the primary since 1900 when the Irish received 58-0 at dwelling in opposition to the Bearcats.