Home Team: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Visiting Team: Ball State Cardinals
Location: South Bend, IN
Kickoff: 12:30 PM PDT — 9/8/2018
TV & Streaming: NBC
Notre Dame hosts Ball State in a FBS Independents-Mid-American Conference matchup Saturday at 12:30 PM PDT.
The Fighting Irish enter this game 1-0 on the season after defeating Michigan 24-17 in Week 1. The Cardinals are 1-0 after beating Central Connecticut State 42-6 last week.
This is the first ever meeting between the two programs.
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- The Fighting Irish’s defense has allowed 307 yards per game through Week 1, which ranks No. 47 in college football.
- The Cardinals have scored 42 points per game this season, including a season high of 42 versus Central Connecticut State.
- Notre Dame tallied 302 total yards in Week 1 versus Michigan and enter this game ranked No. 108 in the country in total offense.
Players to Watch
- Ball State’s leading receiver is WR Justin Hall with five receptions. Hall had 38 yards receiving last week and has 38 receiving yards for the season.