ND-USC game will be at night, rest afternoon games

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Notre Dame will play Southern California at home in a night game this year, while the rest of its home games will kick off at 3:30 p.m.

This is the third straight season the Irish will play a night game at Notre Dame Stadium after going 20 seasons without one. Two seasons ago, the Irish lost to the Trojans 31-17 in the first night game at Notre Dame since 1990. The Irish beat Michigan 13-6 last season.

Kickoff for the Oct. 19 game will be 7:30 p.m.

The Shamrock Series "home" game against Arizona State at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will start at 6:30 p.m. Central time.

The remaining games are against Temple (Aug. 31), Michigan State (Sept. 21), Oklahoma (Sept. 28), Navy (Nov. 2) and BYU (Nov. 23).

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