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Irish announce times for home games

Notre Dame announced the kickoff times Wednesday for its six home games and one offsite game for the 2013 football season.

The Irish will be the host team for two night games again this season as they play Arizona State at Cowboys Stadium as part of the Shamrock Series at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, and they will play USC at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in Notre Dame Stadium.

Notre Dame's other home games begin at 3:30 p.m. with Temple (Aug. 31), Michigan State (Sept. 21), Oklahoma (Sept. 28), Navy (Nov. 2) and BYU (Nov. 23) coming to Notre Dame Stadium this season.

The Irish's home games and Shamrock Series game will all be televised by NBC.

As previously announced, Notre Dame's games at Michigan (Sept. 7), Purdue (Sept. 14) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) will be televised by either ABC or ESPN. The Irish's game at Air Force (Oct. 26) will be televised by the CBS Sports Network, and the season finale at Stanford (Nov. 30) will be on Fox.

2013 schedule

Aug. 31: vs. Temple, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Sept. 7: at Michigan, TBD (ABC/ESPN)

Sept. 14: at Purdue, TBD (ABC/ESPN)

Sept. 21: Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Sept. 28: Oklahoma, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 5: vs. Arizona State at Cowboys Stadium, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 19: USC, 7:30 p.m. (NBC)

Oct. 26: at Air Force, TBD (CBS Sports Network)

Nov. 2: Navy, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 9: at Pittsburgh, TBD (ABC/ESPN)

Nov. 23: vs. BYU, 3:30 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 30: at Stanford, TBD (Fox)