Notre Dame football: 3 takeaways from USC loss 

November 28, 2022

By Ramya

Who is Notre Dame football's biggest rival? 

The Notre Dame–USC football rivalry has been played annually since 1926, except from 1943 to 1945 and 2020, and is regarded as the greatest intersectional series in college football.

Who is favored Notre Dame or USC? 

Notre Dame vs. USC money line: USC -195, ND +162. ND: The Irish are 6-5 against the spread this season.

Who is the oldest rivalry in college football? 

The Yale-Princeton rivalry is the oldest in college football, dating back to 1873. Yale and Princeton dominated the college football scene when this rivalry began, with Yale claiming 13 outright national titles and Princeton claiming eight between 1869 and 1894.

Is Notre Dame a top 10 school? 

University of Notre Dame is ranked #18 out of 443 National Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

Is Notre Dame a Tier 1 school? 

Tier 2 schools include: USC, Washington University in St Louis, Tufts, Tulane, NYU, Boston University, UNC Chapel Hill, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Notre Dame, Emory, University of Virginia, Wake Forest, UT Austin College of Natural Sciences, Boston College, Georgia Tech, William and Mary, UCLA, UC Berkeley, ...

What sport is Notre Dame the best at? 


The school has a comprehensive and nationally competitive Division I athletic program, but it is most famous for its football program. Notre Dame fielded its first football team in 1887.

Why is Notre Dame so popular? 

Notre Dame is also well-known for the very high quality of education its skilled professors provide, ranking in the #11 spot in terms of best undergraduate teaching. Also worth noting is the fact that Notre Dame's four-year graduation rate is the single highest of all universities in the entire United States.