The Notre Dame football team will practice 15 times between December 7th and the national championship game on January 7th in Miami.
The Irish bowl practices begin in South Bend on December 7th. That will give Notre Dame 13 days off between the USC game and the start of practice.
Notre Dame will practice eight times before taking Christmas break from December 21st to Dec 27th. The team returns to South Bend on the 27th and will practice from the 28th-31st before departing for Miami on January 2nd.
Notre Dame will practice in Miami January 3rd, 4th and 5th leading up to the BCS Championship on the 7th.
Notre Dame Bowl Month Schedule:
Dec 7th: 1st Practice (during day) & Awards Show (8pm)
Dec 10-14: Finals Week
Dec 21-27: Off for Christmas
Dec 28-31: Return for practice in South Bend
Jan 2: Departure for Miami
Jan 3-5: Practice in Miami
Jan 7: BCS National Championship Game
***Practice Dates: Dec 7, 8, 11, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31
Jan. 3, 4, 5