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Notre Dame players eager for 'old-fashioned' rivalry game vs

Notre Dame got the early lead and went back-and-forth with Miami the rest of the way. "As much as I like Georgia, Auburn is a very good team with a very good defense, so I am interested to see how Georgia responds to that environment", Vilma said.

Watching is one thing.

Flash-forward to today and Turnover Chain shirts are in high demand as Miami enters its biggest game in over a decade. ESPN's "College GameDay" will be broadcasting from Hard Rock Stadium to add to the buzz.

"I think that the rivalry is really embedded". He has 1,191 yards and 9 touchdowns on just 137 carries and has a chance to raise his profile even more as his Fighting Irish visit Miami on Saturday in what is the biggest game of the weekend. "Can't have as many turnovers as we had and we just have to make sure we put our defense in a great situation".

"All that stuff is cool and it's all glamorous and builds more hype and more attention, but we're just anxious about winning the game".

That game was played on October 29, 2016, under much different circumstances.

From 1987-1990, both the Irish and Hurricanes met with each team ranked in the Top 10 in the country. The Irish had lost four of five and were on their way to a 4-8 season. "So whoever plays better defense on Saturday is going to win the game".

Left tackle Mike McGlinchey and guard Quenton Nelson anchor the offensive line, which is one of the best in college football through the first 11 weeks of the season. "It's where these programs should be". Wimbush is one the faster quarterbacks in college football, he can score from anywhere on the field as well. Additionally, the win extended Miami's winning streak to 13, which is the longest in the nation.

They have relied on a defense that ranks first nationally in tackles for a loss (8.8 per game) and fifth in sacks (3.5 per game).

"I just want them to know that the community's behind them and we're excited", said Surge, one of the artists.

The Hurricanes have created 20 turnovers.

Notre Dame running back Josh Adams seemed more than a little underwhelmed when he faced the Hurricanes last season.

Notre Dame RB Josh Adams now has the third-best odds to win the Heisman Trophy (8-1). Meanwhile Miami gained 417 yards of total offense and was never challenged as they won their 10th game of the year. Fans of both programs can look forward to future meetings in 2024 at Notre Dame, 2025 at Miami, 2028 and 2031 at Notre Dame, 2032 and 2034 at Miami and 2037 at Notre Dame.

"They say it was a rivalry but just felt like another game, " Adams said.

"There were times I was watching Notre Dame previous year - the one that stands out is the hurricane game against N.C. State - and they just keep passing the ball", Vilma said.



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