On Saturday afternoon, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh will meet for the 68th time in the historic rivalry, with the Irish having won two consecutive games over the Panthers.
Last season at Heinz Field, the Irish escaped Pittsburgh, 15-12, in Todd Graham's lone season as head coach of the Panthers.
The series moves to South Bend this season, where Pittsburgh's first-year head coach, Paul Chryst, will seek the fifth victory of his tenure.
How do Chryst's Panthers match up with Brian Kelly's Irish?
For that answer and more, take a look through this week's game preview.