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Notre Dame VS BYU in Las Vegas is officially a Shamrock Series game

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Not that it matters, but I suppose it matters

On Tuesday, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish officially announced that their game against the BYU Cougars in 2022 that was already scheduled to be played in Las Vegas at Allegiant Field, is now a Shamrock Series game.

From the Notre Dame press release:

Irish Announce 2022 Shamrock Series Against BYU in Las Vegas

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame football team will be heading to Las Vegas for the 2022 Shamrock Series game against BYU. The Irish and Cougars are set to face off on Oct. 8 at Allegiant Stadium with the game set to be aired on NBC.

2022 Shamrock Series Notes:

  • 11th Shamrock Series game
  • First game took place in 2009
  • Eighth different venue
  • Allegiant Stadium, Lucas Oil Stadium, Yankee Stadium, FedEx Field, Fenway Park, Soldier Field, AT&T Stadium, Alamodome
  • First Notre Dame football game played in Nevada
  • The Irish are a perfect 10-0 in Shamrock Series games, with the most recent contest coming this past weekend at Soldier Field, a 41-13 win over No. 18/15 Wisconsin.

The game will be the ninth all-time meeting between Notre Dame and BYU. The Irish lead 6-2 in the series, with the most recent meeting occurring in 2013, a 23-13 Notre Dame win in South Bend.

About Allegiant Stadium

Located adjacent to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Allegiant Stadium is a global events destination, highlighted by the arrival of the NFL’s iconic Raiders in 2020. Allegiant Stadium, which won “Best Venue” honors at the 2020 World Football Summit Industry Awards, is ideally located for both visitors and locals, fully enclosed and climate-controlled with a capacity of 65,000. The technologically advanced stadium will host world-class entertainment including concerts and sporting events such as the Pac-12 Championship Game, Las Vegas Bowl, and Concacaf Gold Cup Final, and serves as the home of UNLV Football. The stadium project is expected to generate an economic benefit of $620 million annually while creating 6,000 permanent jobs in Southern Nevada. For more information on Allegiant Stadium, visit www.allegiantstadium.com.