Ohio State football vs. Notre Dame preview: Everything you need to know before kickoff

By Ind Job Info Team

Marcus Freeman, a former Ohio State linebacker, will make his head coaching debut with C.J. Stroud and Ohio State in 2022. Before kickoff, read this.

Introduction

Who: No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 2 Ohio State. When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Eastern. Where: Ohio Stadium, Columbus (102,780). TV: ABC, with Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Holly Rowe on the call.

This is their seventh encounter. Ohio State leads the series 4-2 and won the 2016 Fiesta Bowl 44-28.

*Read our staff's game predictions. Doug, Nathan, and Stephen gave game picks.

* Nathan discussed Ohio State's short-yardage offence.

* Jim Knowles' first game as OSU defensive coordinator is Saturday. Nathan wrote on building his team's confidence before the opening.

* Doug considered whether OSU linebacker Kourt Williams could handle Notre Dame's Michael Mayer.