Northwestern adds Notre Dame to finalize loaded 2018 home schedule
For the first time in 40 years, Notre Dame is coming to Ryan Field.
Northwestern announced that the two teams will square off in Evanston on Nov. 3 vs. Notre Dame. The Irish last made the trip to Northwestern in 1976.
The last times the two teams met was in 2014, when the Wildcats came up with a thrilling 43-40 in overtime in South Bend.
That finalized Northwestern’s 2018 slate, which is loaded with premiere home games. The Wildcats will host the likes of Michigan, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Notre Dame and intra-state rival Illinois.
Northwestern will also open the 2018 season with a B1G game for the first time since 1984.
Here’s the complete 2018 slate:
Saturday, September 1 at Purdue
Saturday, September 8 vs. Duke
Saturday, September 15 vs. Akron
Saturday, September 29 vs. Michigan
Saturday, October 6 at Michigan State
Saturday, October 13 vs. Nebraska
Saturday, October 20 at Rutgers
Saturday, October 27 vs. Wisconsin
Saturday, November 3 vs. Notre Dame
Saturday, November 10 at Iowa
Saturday, November 17 at Minnesota
Saturday, November 24 vs. Illinois
Home games in BOLD