COLUMBUS, Ohio – A long-awaited rematch between the Buckeyes and the Fighting Irish will be awaited a bit longer but it will come in the 2022 and ’23 seasons.
OSU and the University of Notre Dame announced Thursday that they have agreed to a home-and-home series for the Sept 3, 2022, in Columbus and Sept. 23, 2023 in South Bend.
The two programs are among the most storied and tradition-rich in the college football world.
The Buckeyes have claimed seven national championships, seven Heisman Trophy winners and 850 victories in 124 seasons of football.
The Fighting Irish own 11 national championships, seven Heisman Trophy winners and 875 victories.
Ohio State and Notre Dame have met just five times previously in football with Notre Dame winning the first two meetings, 18-13 at Ohio Stadium in 1935 and 7-2 at Notre Dame Stadium in 1936.
A two-game series took place in 1995 and 1996 with the Buckeyes winning both — 45-26 at Ohio Stadium in 1995 and 29-16 the following year in South Bend.
The two teams were also matched in the 2006 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, a 34-20 Ohio State victory.