In a new piece of news, Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman returned to face his alma mater of No. 5 Dame Fighting Irish over the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes in a spectacular Week 1 performance at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Saturday.
Freeman, 36, who was promoted from defensive coordinator to head coach to replace Brian Kelly in December, started 37 games as a linebacker for the Buckeyes. Member of four Big Ten Championship teams and two teams that have played in national championship games.
Ohio State coach Ryan Day is in Columbus’ fourth year as head coach. He is 34-4 on aggregate. Kickoff is at 7:30 pm. ET. The latest Ohio State vs Notre Dame odds from Caesar Sportsbook, the Buckeyes are the 16.5-point favorite, while the over/under for points total is 59. Before making any Notre Dame vs. Ohio State picks, be sure to watch college football.
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Stroud has one of the best receivers in the country to work with at Jackson Smith-Njigba. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound junior from Rockwall Texas set a Big Ten record last season with 1,606 yards. Record with 95 receptions and ending the season with five consecutive 100-yard receiving games.
They are 29-1 in their last 30 games at Ohio Stadium. The average score is 49-18. This includes a 9–1 record against teams ranked at Isaiah Foskey near Notre Dame with an average score of 41–22. There is an elite pass crowd. Fosky, a 6-foot-5 junior from Antioch California, led the team with 11 sacks last season, the third-most in a season in the program’s history.
With a similar season in 2022 he could surpass the program’s all-time record of 24.5 career sacks set by Justin Tuck 2002–04. The defense forced turnovers last season with Fosky under pressure; The Irish forced six of them along with 19 Foskeys, who had led the country in a rumble that subsided.
The turnover margin helped them finish fourth overall in the country on SportsLine’s model of +1.31 turnover per game. The model also says that one side of the diffusion hits 60% in the simulation.
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