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Notre Dame announces home game times

Notre Dame will play host for two night football games this season.

The university released Thursday the start times for its home football games and the Shamrock Series game, a home game that is played off campus.

The Irish will play back-to-back games in prime-time when they face Michigan at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Notre Dame Stadium then Purdue at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

The rest of Notre Dame's home games will start at 3:30 p.m. with the Irish playing host to Rice on Aug. 30, Stanford on Oct. 4, North Carolina on Oct. 11, Northwestern on Nov. 15 and Louisville on Nov. 22.

2014 schedule

Aug. 30: vs. Rice, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Sept. 6: vs. Michigan, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)

Sept. 13: vs. Purdue (at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis), 7:30 p.m. (NBC)*

Sept. 27: vs. Syracuse (at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.), TBD (ABC/ESPN)

Oct. 4: Stanford, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 11: North Carolina, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 18: at Florida State, TBD (ABC/ESPN)

Nov. 1: vs. Navy (at FedEx Field, Landover, Md.), TBD (CBS)

Nov. 8: at Arizona State, TBD (TBD)

Nov. 15: vs. Northwestern, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 22: vs. Louisville, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 29: at USC, TBD (TBD)

* Shamrock Series game