|Notre Dame, Arizona State to play in Texas in 2013|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 08 May 2008 10:04|
The Fighting Irish and Sun Devils announced Thursday they'll meet Oct. 5, 2013, at the facility in Arlington, Texas.
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``Bringing the storied tradition of Notre Dame football to the new stadium in Arlington to take on a national power like Arizona State makes this an exciting day for all of North Texas,'' Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a news release.
The complex with a retractable roof is scheduled to open for the 2009 season.
Notre Dame will be the home team for the game, which will give NBC the television rights.
``We're thrilled to have a chance to return to North Texas where Notre Dame football has had such a rich tradition, particularly through our appearances in the Cotton Bowl over the years,'' Notre Dame athletic director Kevin White said.
Arizona State AD Lisa Love called it ``a magnificent game for our fans and alumni.''
The Irish and Sun Devils played a home-and-home series in 1998-99, with Notre Dame winning both.