The Indiana Hoosiers will take on in-state competitor Notre Dame for the first time since 1991 during the Bill Mallory era. Per the University, the two football programs announced on Monday afternoon a home-and-home series in 2030 and 2031. IU will travel to Notre Dame Stadium on Aug. 31, 2030, and host the Fighting Irish on Sept. 27, 2031.


“I’m looking forward to facing one of the most storied programs in the history of college football,” head coach Tom Allen said. “It’s tremendous for the state of Indiana and for our fans, and it will be a great opportunity for our players.”
 
The teams last met at Notre Dame on Sept. 7, 1991, and last faced off in Bloomington on Oct. 21, 1950. According to Sports Reference, the Fighting Irish have a significant lead in the head-to-head match up dating back to 1899, defeating the Hoosiers 22 times while only losing on 3 occurrences. Indiana won games in 1950, 1905, and 1900.


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