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Florida State vs. Notre Dame: First quarter

Seminoles taking on the Irish in a continuation of a historic series

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Florida State Seminoles football is taking on Notre Dame Fighting Irish football in a primetime matchup Saturday, and we’ve been covering the game from all angles on Tomahawk Nation.

Go ahead and jump in the comments to fire off frustrations, ask any questions, share any thoughts — basically, enjoy the misery that is college football fandom with your fellow masochists.

After the first quarter, head to our second quarter/halftime thread.


NBC (more on how to watch)


NBC, Hulu, FuboTV


‘Nole Radio Network

Vegas line, Spread

Notre Dame opened as a 21 point consensus favorite — and has stayed there. The only real movement has been in the over/under, which has moved slightly up to 53 12. Read more about the spread here.

Game Coverage

Seminole Wrap Pod, Opponent Q&A, Advanced Stats Breakdown, Video, Depth Chart, Matchup History

Game Notes, via FSU Sports Information:

» After picking up its first win of the 2020 season, Florida State travels to No. 5 Notre Dame and resumes a series featuring two of college football’s all-time premier programs with a Saturday night showdown. The two teams, originally not scheduled to play in 2020, will open the 2021 season Sunday, Sept. 5 in Tallahassee.

» The Seminoles lead the all-time series 6-3 (.667). This is the fifth meeting in South Bend, with each team winning two of the first four. The other five matchups have all taken place in Florida with two games in Tallahassee, two in Orlando and one in Miami. The teams have split the two games in Tallahassee, and Florida State has won the three neutral-site matchups.