SOUTH BEND — The 2023 Notre Dame Football season is upon as thousands of passport-holding Irish fans make the trek across the Atlantic for a Week Zero matchup with Navy Saturday at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. Kickoff is 2:30 p.m. ET.
On this edition of Pod of Gold, Notre Dame football beat writers Mike Berardino, and Tom Noie set the stage for Game Week and talk depth chart surprises, sight seeing on the Emerald Isle and throw out a prediction of two. They are joined by special guest — direct from Ireland — Column Cronin, co-host of the Irish NFL Show, "Ireland's Premier American Football Outlet..
This week's Pod of Gold was recorded at the WNDU-TV studios in South Bend, home of the "Countdown to Kickoff" Notre Dame football pregame show on NBC.
Talking Notre Dame's surprise matchup vs. Oregon State with Sun Bowl executive director Bernie Olivas