Irish to travel 5,322 miles in 2017 football season

As the annual Blue-Gold spring football game approaches, Notre Dame football fans look ahead to the fall’s schedule.

The Irish will play seven games at home in Notre Dame Stadium in order to fully utilize the completion of the Campus Crossroads project.

The remaining games are on the road. The closest game to South Bend is just 155 miles and will be against Michigan State at Spartan Stadium on September 23. The furthest contest will be the season finale played 2,244 miles away in Stanford Stadium.

Total mileage will be approximately 10,644 miles round trip on the season.

For those fans interested in attending all of the Irish’s games in 2017, the Google EarthPro tour below can help visualize just how much travel will be involved.

By Joe DiSipio via Google EarthPro

How Far?

From Notre Dame Stadium to Opponents’

BC: 886 miles

MSU: 155 miles

UNC: 708 miles

Miami: 1329 miles

Stanford: 2,244 miles




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