Before ESPN’s College Gameday was over on Saturday from Michie Stadium for the Army-Navy Game, the next destination was already announced.
When the Irish and Tigers last played on November 7 in South Bend, College Gameday was there in full force — but placed inside Notre Dame Stadium rather than outside the gates with Touchdown Jesus in the background. Obviously the Coronavirus pandemic had a significant impact on the coverage — just as it has for every team this year.
This will be ROUND 2 for Notre Dame and Clemson. The Irish won that November meeting 47-40 in double overtime when Clemson was ranked #1 in the country.
This game next weekend will have a huge impact on the college football playoff rankings as Notre Dame and Clemson are ranked #2 and #3 respectively. While Clemson needs the win more than Notre Dame in terms of making the playoff — it’s always best to make the decision for the committee for them.
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