Following an shocking and unexpected changes in the history of the program Notre Dame football begins its new direction under Head Coach Marcus Freeman as the No. 5 Irish take on No. 2 Ohio State at the Horseshoe in Columbus. The game is scheduled to start at 7:44 p.m. ET on ABC.
A 17 1/2-point underdog It’s reasonable, and reasonable, to think that the Buckeyes will drop Freeman to 0-2 for the start of his career as a head coach with Notre Dame. He was beaten in his first game as head coach 37-35 to Oklahoma State in the Fiesta Bowl in January. 1 – just a few weeks after he was promoted to the top position following Brian Kelly bolted for the Bayou and LSU.
It’s finally Freeman’s time in the Golden Dome. A native of Ohio, he was an Ohio State native and the Ohio State alum, an All-American linebacker for the Buckeyes and the current Irish fans’ hopes for an actual shot in the coming years of winning the team’s first national title after Tony Rice and Lou Holtz in 1988.
Marcus Freeman’s path to becoming head coach: A chronological overview of Marcus Freeman’s rise to head coach of Notre Dame’s football team. Notre Dame
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FINAL: Ohio State defeats Notre Dame 21-10