Game Central: Notre Dame

Saturday the Spartans travel to South Bend (IN) for another battle against rival Notre Dame. This is the place for game notes, along with audio clips, depth charts and more leading up to the game.

The #15 ranked Michigan State Spartans take to the road for the first time in 2011 to battle Notre Dame on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT.

The game will be televised on NBC.

The game marks the 75th meeting between the rivals and is the fourth-most played series in Notre Dame's history.

The Irish hold a 45-28-1 lead in the series, but Michigan State took last year's meeting in overtime, 34-31, in East Lansing.

Nine of the last 11 games between the two teams have been decided by seven points or less.

Notre Dame enters the game with a record of 0-2 having loss to South Florida at home and on the road this past Saturday to Michigan.


Game Notes from Michigan State for ND:

Mark Dantonio Big Ten Media Call:

Mark Dantonio MSU Press Conference:

Team Stats 2011:

Depth Chart:

Michigan State Offensive Preview: Link

Michigan State Defensive Preview: Link


Game Notes from Notre Dame for MSU:

Depth Chart:

Team Stats 2011:

Michigan State Defensive Preview: Link

Michigan State Offensive Preview: Link

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