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Notre Dame Football Schedule 2018
Notre Dame kicks off their 2018 football schedule on Saturday, Sept. 1 at home in South Bend against the Michigan Wolverines. The Fighting Irish’s first road game is set for Saturday, Sept. 22 against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.
Notre Dame’s 2018 schedule includes a total of 10 Power Five opponents. In addition to playing Michigan and Wake Forest, the Irish host Vanderbilt, Stanford, Pitt, Florida State, and Syracuse (at Yankee Stadium) and travel to Virginia Tech, Northwestern, and USC.
Phil Steele ranks Notre Dame’s 2018 football schedule as the 16th toughest schedule in the country. Notre Dame’s opponents in 2018 have a combined record of 85-69 (55.2%) based on last season’s results.