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Notre Dame to take on Rutgers in New Era Pinstripe Bowl

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Jake Arthur
ISR Colts/Notre Dame Beat Writer

SOUTH BEND, IN – On Sunday, it was announced that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-4) will take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-6) in the fourth annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY.

Both teams suffered what many would consider disappointing seasons, as Notre Dame had BCS aspirations and Rutgers was forced to let go of three coaches Sunday.

Broadcasting Information:  Saturday, December 28th, 12:15pm ET; The Bronx, NY, Yankee Stadium; TV – ESPN; Radio – ESPN Radio, SiriusXM Channel 129, WXNT 1430AM Indianapolis, WSBT 960AM/WNSN 101.5FM South Bend.

Some story lines for the Irish are as follows:

  • Will the Irish be able to run on Rutgers’ 4th-ranked run defense?
  • Notre Dame’s rebound from bowl losses to Florida State, Alabama.
  • Sending Tommy Rees, T.J. Jones, Zack Martin, Chris Watt, Carlo Calabrese, Dan Fox, seniors out the right way.
  • Will Stephon Tuitt return to Notre Dame or leave for the NFL?

Come back to ISR during game week for a pre-game preview and post-game review of the Irish and Scarlet Knights season-ending bowl game.

Jake Arthur is a senior writer at the Indy Sports Report covering the Indianapolis Colts and the University of Notre Dame and is recognized as an accredited member of the media by the Colts and has full media access. You can follow Jake and ISR on Twitter.

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