A handful meetings with one of the nation's most storied football programs are on the horizon.
Duke will face independent Notre Dame three more times between 2019 and 2023, in addition to game on September 24, 2016 that is already scheduled to be played in South Bend, Ind., the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Tuesday. The Blue Devils will host the Fighting Irish in 2019 and 2023 and will travel to South Bend in 2020 in addition to the already scheduled matchup in 2016.
The two opponents aren't exactly strangers on the gridiron. They have faced off four times since 1958, with Notre Dame owning a 3-1 record between the two teams. Duke lost their last matchup with the Fighting Irish 28-7 in 2007.
In that game, current Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen threw for 194 yards and three touchdowns as Notre Dame built a 28-0 lead in the fourth quarter, one that it would not relinquish. A six-yard rushing touchdown by reserve quarterback Zach Asack was Duke's only score of the game... Read more