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Live blog — Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest

Nov 17, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT

Te'o Captain

It’s our final home game of the season. A year after autumn felt like it took an eternity, this season has flown by. Excruciating losses in gut-wrenching fashion tend to do that to you, and while there has been some heart-stopping theater this season as well, piling up wins seems to make the weeks go by faster.

As usual, you’ve got multiple ways to enjoy the game this afternoon. Stop into the live blog below, where we always have a good time. The guys from the Observer, who spent a whole bunch of man hours plowing out their incredible senior features, will be joining us in the chat.

If you’re looking for a live-stream of the game, click here. You’ll get DVR functionality, an HD feed, multiple camera views, and another place to chat with me in the Q&A. You can also watch the game on your mobile device or tablet via the NBC Sports Live Extra app.

Get ready to enjoy the final home game of the 2012 football season.

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