SOUTH BEND – The Notre Dame football schedule this coming fall will include a pair of night games at home.
The school announced today that the Irish will play host to Michigan State on Sept. 17 and Stanford on Oct. 15 with both games kicking off at 7:30 p.m.
The four other home games in 2016, along with the Shamrock Series game versus Army in San Antonio on Nov. 12 will start at 3:30 p.m.
Notre Dame also released its 2017 schedule today. There will be no Shamrock Series game in 2017 as the Irish are slated to host seven home games with the completion of the current Crossroads Classic construction project, which involves renovation of Notre Dame Stadium. Home games in 2017 will include Temple, Georgia, Miami (Ohio), USC, North Carolina State, Wake Forest and Navy.
Following are the schedules for the 2016 and 2017 seasons for the Irish.
Sept. 4: at Texas (Time TBD)
Sept. 10: NEVADA at 3:30 p.m. EDT
Sept. 17: MICHIGAN STATE at 7:30 p.m. EDT
Sept. 24: DUKE at 3:30 p.m. EDT
Oct. 1: vs. Syracuse at MetLife Stadium, New Jersey (Time TBD)
Oct. 8: at North Carolina State (Time TBD)
Oct. 15: STANFORD at 7:30 p.m. EDT
Oct. 22: Bye Week
Oct. 29: MIAMI at 3:30 p.m. EDT
Nov. 5: vs. Navy in Jacksonville at 11:30 a.m. EST
Nov. 12: vs *Army (In San Antonio) at 3:30 p.m.
Nov. 19: VIRGINIA TECH at 3:30 p.m. EST
Nov. 26: at USC (Time TBD)
* Shamrock Series game
Sept. 2: TEMPLE
Sept. 9: GEORGIA
Sept. 16: at Boston College
Sept. 23: at Michigan State
Sept. 30: MIAMI (Ohio)
Oct. 7: at North Carolina
Oct. 14: Bye Week
Oct. 28 N.C. STATE
Nov. 4: WAKE FOREST
Nov. 11: at Miami
Nov. 18: NAVY
Nov. 25: at Stanford