via press release:
NOTRE DAME & WESTERN MICHIGAN MEET FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 1920 THIS SATURDAY ON NBC
“What you’re seeing is progress under Brian Kelly.” – NBC Sports’ Mike Mayock on Notre Dame at midseason
NEW YORK – October 14, 2010 – Notre Dame, winners of two in a row, and Western Michigan, coming off a 45-16 win at Ball State, meet for the first time since 1920 this Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
Tom Hammond (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (analyst) and Alex Flanagan (sideline) anchor NBC Sports’ coverage. Mayock is in his first season with NBC Sports as a Notre Dame game analyst. For additional information on Mayock, click here: HTTP://TINYURL.COM/2WDQ2BO
NOTRE DAME-WESTERN MICHIGAN: Notre Dame, whose three losses are all to ranked teams, and Western Michigan will meet on the gridiron Saturday for the first time since 1920. The Irish have captured both previous meetings against the Broncos. Notre Dame posted back-to-back shutouts, 53-0 and 41-0, in 1919 and 1920, respectively.