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Irish release 2013 football schedule

Notre Dame posted its 2013 schedule on its website, and it doesn't look any easier to navigate than this year's slate.

The Irish will play host to Oklahoma on Sept. 28 and USC on Oct. 19 next season, and they will meet their traditional Big Ten rivals – Michigan (Sept. 7), Purdue (Sept. 14) and Michigan State (Sept. 21) – in Weeks 2 through 4.

Notre Dame's offsite home game will be at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Irish will play Arizona State there on Oct. 5.

Notre Dame will have two bye weeks next season, before playing the Trojans and before a home game against BYU on Nov. 23.

Notre Dame will start the 2013 season at home against Temple on Aug. 31 and closes the season at Stanford on Nov. 30.

Game times have not been announced

2013 schedule

Aug. 31: vs. Temple

Sept. 7: at Michigan

Sept. 14: at Purdue

Sept. 21: vs. MichiganState

Sept. 28: vs. Oklahoma

Oct. 5: vs. ArizonaState (Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas)

Oct. 19: vs. USC

Oct. 26: at Air Force

Nov. 2: vs. Navy

Nov. 9: at Pittsburgh

Nov. 23: vs. BYU