May 28, 2010
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The 38th game in the storied rivalry between the University of Michigan and University of Notre Dame football programs will kick off at 3:30 p.m. EDT on Sept. 11 in South Bend, Ind. NBC Sports will broadcast the game to a national audience, making it the 22nd straight nationally televised contest between two of the nation's winningest programs.
The Wolverines lead the series against the Irish by a 21-15-1 margin, but the series is knotted at five wins apiece in the last 10 meetings. U-M has victories in three of the past four contests, including a 41-27 win at Notre Dame Stadium in 2006. In 2009, Michigan scored with 11 seconds remaining for a 38-34 victory at Michigan Stadium.
The all-time series is even on the road, with each program claiming eight victories with one tie in South Bend. The Irish have a 7-5-1 mark against the Wolverines at Notre Dame Stadium.
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