The Fighting Irish and Boilermakers will finally meet again. But something will be missing - a big piece of Purdue tradition. Notre Dame is not allowing Purdue to travel to South Bend with the World's Largest Drum. The reason is beyond petty and downright pathetic.
All eyes are on the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
If you look closely you may find a familiar face on Notre Dame's bench.
Father Pete McCormick, a Grand Rapids native, is Chaplain for the Notre Dame men's basketball team.
For Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State, the college football championship hunt begins.
Meanwhile, Michigan State, Western Michigan, Central Michigan and Notre Dame are also going to bowl games.
As for Michigan fans, sorry but you have to wait until next year.