The addition of the Marshall Thundering Herd to Notre Dame’s schedule gives the team nine confirmed opponents for 2022. The others that have officially been announced are Ohio State, USC, Stanford, Boston College, Clemson, Navy, North Carolina, and Syracuse.Our @herdfb team and our great fan base will be traveling to South Bend, Indiana, to face off with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in 2022. https://t.co/bpdbKJukjJ #HerdFamily— Mike Hamrick (@TheHerdAD) March 4, 2019Since hiring Doc Holiday in 2010, the Thundering Herd has become a consistent presence in bowl games.The team is coming off back-to-back winning seasons that includes wins in the Gasparilla Bowl and the New Mexico Bowl.In 2014, Marshall won the Conference USA title in a 26-23 win over Louisiana Tech. The Thundering Herd went on to finish with the No. 23 ranking – the school’s highest since 1999. SOUTH BEND, IN – NOVEMBER 14: Tabari Hines #6 of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons lets a punt bounce as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish close in for the tackle during the first quarter at Notre Dame Stadium on November 14, 2015 in South Bend, Indiana. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish won 28-7. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)The Notre Dame football program is still working hard on fill out the schedule for the next decade and beyond. The latest addition to Fighting Irish schedule involves a Group of Five powerhouse.On Monday morning, Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick took to Twitter and announced that the Thundering Herd would be heading to South Bend in 2022. Per the report, the two teams will only play against each other the one time.Per the announcement, the game will take place on September 10, 2022. The week before, the Fighting Irish travel to Ohio Stadium for a showdown with the Buckeyes.The two sides have never played against each other.
Notre Dame Football Schedules New Opponent For 2022 Season