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Navy vs Notre Dame to be played in 2020 at MetLife Stadium

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Oct 29, 2016; South Bend, IN, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish react to winning against the Miami Hurricanes at Notre Dame Stadium. Notre Dame defeats Miami 30-27. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 29, 2016; South Bend, IN, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish react to winning against the Miami Hurricanes at Notre Dame Stadium. Notre Dame defeats Miami 30-27. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports /
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Navy vs Notre Dame will be played again in 2020 at MetLife Stadium.

As per the Media Relations Department of the New York Jets, they’re delighted to announce that the famous Navy vs Notre Dame rivalry game will be played at MetLife Stadium in 2020. Below is the official press release sent to The Jet Press to share with our readers.

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Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk and MetLife Stadium President and CEO Ron VanDeVeen announced today that the 2020 Navy-Notre Dame game will be played at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Saturday, Sept. 5.

“We are excited to return to MetLife Stadium, one of the finest venues in North America, for the 2020 Navy-Notre Dame game,” said Gladchuk.  “It will make for a great weekend of sightseeing in New York City and watching the longest continuous intersectional rivalry in all of college football. Our last trip to MetLife Stadium in 2010 was a memorable one.”

The 2020 game will mark the fourth appearance for Notre Dame and the second for Navy at MetLife Stadium. The Midshipman defeated Notre Dame, 35-17, in MetLife Stadium’s inaugural season in 2010.

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“We are thrilled to bring the rich history of the Navy-Notre Dame game back to MetLife Stadium,” said VanDeVeen. “We are honored to have earned their trust to deliver a first-class venue experience for this exceptional rivalry.”

Navy and Notre Dame will meet for the 90th consecutive year this Saturday in Jacksonville. Notre Dame leads the all-time series, 76-12-1, and has won five straight against Navy.

Ticket information for the 2020 game will be released at a later date.

About MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium, home to the New York Jets and New York Football Giants, is the number one stadium in the world.  This 82,500 seat stadium, one of the largest in the National Football League, sets the standard for venue excellence with state-of-the-art technology, comfort and amenities.   The only active venue to serve as the home stadium for two NFL teams, MetLife Stadium hosts 20 NFL games per season, more than any other Stadium.

MetLife Stadium hosts the World’s Biggest Events, on the World’s Biggest Stage. Major events hosted at the stadium include Super Bowl XLVIII, WrestleMania 29, CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinals, U2, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift, and most recently, the historic Copa America Centenario (three matches, including the Final).

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MetLife Stadium tops the industry charts annually since opening. The Stadium is ranked the No. 1 Highest Grossing Stadium in the world for non-NFL events in 2010 and 2012 – 2015 by Billboard Magazine; No. 1 in the U.S. in 2011.  In 2011 MetLife Stadium was ranked No. 1 for safety by Security magazine’s “Security 500” in the Arenas/Stadiums/Leagues/Entertainment division.

For more information, visit www.metlifestadium.com

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