No. 14 Notre Dame at No. 17 Michigan


No. 14 Notre Dame at No. 17 Michigan

Time: 8 p.m.

Records: ND 1-0; UM 1-0


Radio: 100.7

Series: UM leads the series 23-16-1

Favorite: UM by 4½

Notes: With UM redshirt freshman running back Drake Johnson out for the season (torn ACL), freshman Derrick Green is designated as the No. 2 running back, behind Fitz Toussaint. Green and Toussaint combined for 105 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries against Central Michigan. … In a 28-6 win over Temple, Notre Dame linebacker Dan Fox had 10 tackles, defensive end Stephon Tuitt had three tackles and Notre Dame’s lone sack, and quarterback Tommy Rees commanded an offense that had 543 yards, including 355 passing. … As of this week’s AP top 25, Notre Dame is Michigan’s only ranked opponent until at least November. … Wolverines coach Brady Hoke is 15-0 at Michigan Stadium, including a 35-31 win over Notre Dame in 2011. … Hoke said wide receiver Joe Reynolds will be available, and has said cornerback Courtney Avery is ready after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee two weeks ago. … UM has won its last three home games against Notre Dame and has won five of the last seven in the series. … The teams are two of the nation’s top three winningest FBS programs — Michigan has 904 wins, followed by Texas (868) and Notre Dame (866).