“Faculty GameDay” might be in South Bend, Ind., for its second top-five matchup of the season: No. 1 Clemson at No. Four Notre Dame.

That mentioned, this week’s sport between the Tigers and Preventing Irish is peculiar on a number of counts: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will likely be an ACC contest, that means these two groups might meet once more within the convention championship sport. Extra vital is the very fact Trevor Lawrence will not play for Clemson: As a substitute, backup D.J. Uiagalelei will make his second profession begin towards the Irish.

The five-star freshman appeared the half whereas main Clemson to a 34-28 comeback victory over Boston Faculty: He accomplished 30 of 41 passes for 341 yards and two scores, including 25 dashing yards and one other rating. That mentioned, Notre Dame’s protection is among the many finest within the nation, rating eighth nationally in whole protection (267.2 yards per sport) and fourth in scoring protection (10.Three factors per sport).

Can he add one other spectacular victory to his resume, or will the Preventing Irish safe arguably the largest upset of the season? We won’t wait to search out out. Till then, here is every little thing you’ll want to learn about “Faculty GameDay” because it visits South Bend, Ind.:

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The place is ‘Faculty GameDay’ location for Week 10?

  • Location: South Bend, Ind.
  • Matchup: No. 1 Clemson at No. Four Notre Dame

This week’s “GameDay” matchup might be Clemson’s third look on the present in 2020, and Notre Dame’s first.

Total, it will likely be Notre Dame and Clemson’s 31st and 26th all-time look on the present, respectively: The Irish are 13-17 when one of many two featured groups, whereas the Tigers are 17-8. The Irish are 5-Four when the host crew, whereas Clemson is 5-Three because the street crew.

The groups have solely met as soon as because the featured matchup on “GameDay,” in 2015: The 12th-ranked Tigers beat No. 6 Notre Dame in a wet 24-22 slugfest, punctuated by a failed 2-point conversion by the Irish with simply seven seconds remaining within the sport. Clemson ended up going 14-1 that season after shedding the Faculty Soccer Playoff nationwide title sport to Alabama; Notre Dame completed 10-Three and misplaced to Ohio State within the Fiesta Bowl.

‘Faculty GameDay’ schedule on ESPN

  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Begin time: 9 a.m. ET

The “Faculty GameDay” crew of Davis, Herbstreit and David Pollack will preview Week 9’s school soccer motion dwell from South Bend, Ind. Corso, whose well being is at higher danger ought to he contract COVID-19, has thus far arrange a distant workplace in his house. Desmond Howard, who on Oct. 29 introduced he examined optimistic for COVID-19, will once more be a part of the published dwell from his house.

The sport might be broadcast on NBC, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. ET.

“GameDay” has already introduced the place it can host its Week 11 present: from the greens of the Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership, forward of this 12 months’s (extraordinarily delayed) Masters Event. That mentioned, the highlighted sport of the week continues to be up for grabs. This week is generally reserved for the Alabama-LSU matchup, however the Tigers’ subpar begin (2-3, 2-Three SEC) has taken the shine off its matchup vs. the second-ranked Tide. The one different ranked sport is between No. 10 Wisconsin and No. 23 Michigan, however that may very well be in jeopardy if the Badgers cannot overcome a COVID-19 outbreak among the many crew.

Week Matchup Location Visitor Picker Corso’s Headgear Consequence
2 No. 1 Clemson at Wake Forest Winston-Salem, N.C. Chris Paul Tigers Clemson 37, Wake Forest 13
3 No. 17 Miami at No. 18 Louisville Louisville, Ky. Invoice Murray Hurricanes Miami 47, Louisville 34
4 Florida State at No. 12 Miami Coral Gables, Fla. Stugotz Hurricanes Miami 52, Florida State 10
5 No. 7 Auburn at No. Four Georgia Athens, Ga. Omari Hardwick Bulldogs Georgia 27, Auburn 6
6 No. 7 Miami at No. 1 Clemson Clemson, S.C. Alex Rodriguez Tigers Clemson 42, Miami 17
7 No. Three Georgia at No. 2 Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. Derrick Henry Crimson Tide Alabama 41, Georgia 24
8 No. 18 Michigan at No. 21 Minnesota Minneapolis Vince Vaughn Wolverines Michigan 49, Minnesota 24
9 No. Three Ohio State at No. 18 Penn State College Park, Pa. Hint McSorley Buckeyes Ohio State 38, Penn State 25
10 No. 1 Clemson at No. Four Notre Dame South Bend, Ind. Chase Claypool TBD TBD

Who’s the visitor picker on ‘Faculty GameDay’ for Week 10?

“GameDay” on Saturday introduced former Notre Dame receiver Chase Claypool as its celeb visitor picker.

Claypool, who performed 4 years at Notre Dame and nabbed 150 receptions for two,159 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns, is now taking part in with the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers. The rookie already has 23 receptions for 375 yards and 5 touchdowns within the NFL, including two dashing touchdowns to that whole.

Clemson at Notre Dame odds

Clemson is taken into account a 5 1/2-point street favourite over Notre Dame as of Thursday; Sporting Information’ Invoice Bender picks the Tigers to win 31-22 and canopy the unfold.