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Alabama announces home-and-home series with Notre Dame

(Source: rolltide.com) (Source: rolltide.com)
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WAFF) -

The University of Alabama and the University of Notre Dame have officially announced a home-and-home series set for the 2028 and 2029 seasons.

"We are excited to be able to add a home-and-home series with a team like Notre Dame," Alabama head coach Nick Saban said via press release.

He added, "Alabama and Notre Dame represent two of the most storied programs in college football history. What a great opportunity for our team and our fans to be able to witness these teams play in two of the sport's most iconic venues in Tuscaloosa and South Bend."

The first game in the series will take place in South Bend, on Sept. 2, 2028, with Notre Dame traveling to Tuscaloosa the following season on Sept. 1.

"It doesn't get more tradition-rich than Alabama and Notre Dame when it comes to college football," Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne said.

He added, "What a great opportunity this is for our program and for our fans to kick off the 2028 and 2029 seasons."

The 2028 matchup will be the be the eighth meeting between two of college football's most storied programs and the first since the Crimson Tide defeated the Irish 42-14 in the BCS National Championship Game in January 2013.

Notre Dame holds a 5-2 edge in the series with three meetings coming in bowl games.

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