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NBCSN PRESENTS 89TH BLUE-GOLD GAME THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 21, AT 12:30 P.M. ET FROM NOTRE DAME STADIUM IN SOUTH BEND

Press Release
April 19, 2018

Head Coach Brian Kelly Wired for Sound; Broadcast Features Player & Alumni Interviews

Paul Burmeister and 1984 Heisman Trophy Winner Doug Flutie to Call Annual Spring Football Scrimmage

Broadcast to Feature In-Game Interview with Coach Kelly; Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick Joins Burmeister-Flutie in Booth at Halftime

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 19, 2018 – NBCSN will present the 2018 Notre Dame Football Blue-Gold Game this Saturday, April 21, at 12:30 p.m. ET, from Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind.

The annual spring football scrimmage will provide fans with a preview of what to look for from the 2018 Fighting Irish, including first-year coordinator Clark Lea’s defense and the quarterback competition between Brandon Wimbush and Ian Book. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream coverage of the 2018 Notre Dame Blue-Gold Game.

NBCSN’s coverage of the Blue-Gold Game will once again feature enhanced production elements to give viewers access to additional sights, sounds and aspects of the scrimmage, including player and alumni interviews, and in-game audio from head coach Brian Kelly. In addition, Saturday’s coverage will include an in-game interview with Kelly, while Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick joins Burmeister and Flutie in the booth at halftime.

Paul Burmeister will handle play-by-play duties for the game alongside 1984 Heisman Trophy winner and analyst Doug Flutie.

Notre Dame posted a 10-3 overall record in 2017, which included victories against USC, Michigan State and North Carolina State. The Fighting Irish finished No. 14 in the final College Football Playoff rankings last year following a 21-17 win against LSU in the Citrus Bowl

NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide extensive live streaming coverage of the 2018 Notre Dame Football on NBC season via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app are powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

-NBC SPORTS GROUP-