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2021 Florida State football season opener rescheduled

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A change of plans for the Fighting Irish

Florida State v Notre Dame Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

As the college football world still continues to figure out what the 2020 football season will look like, news was announced Tuesday about Florida State Seminoles football’s 2021 season opener.

The Seminoles were scheduled to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Labor Day, (Sep. 6, 2021) but will now move back to September 5.

No immediate reason was given for the change.

From the release:

Florida State’s 2021 season opener against Notre Dame in Tallahassee has been shifted to Sunday, Sept. 5, it was announced Tuesday.

The Seminoles were originally scheduled to host the Fighting Irish on Monday, Sept. 6, but now will have the national spotlight the day before Labor Day. Florida State leads the all-time series 6-3, including a 31-27 victory in 2014 over No. 5 Notre Dame the last time the teams met in Tallahassee.

FSU’s 2021 home schedule also includes matchups with Miami, Louisville, North Carolina State, Syracuse, UMass and Jacksonville State.