Notre Dame game highest rated of year; outdraws 2 BCS games

Notre Dame game highest rated of year; outdraws 2 BCS games

Whether they watch to root for them, or watch to root against them- they're watching. Notre Dame draws huge numbers.

They drew the biggest overnight rating of the 2012 college football season, outdistancing the previous high for the season, Alabama-LSU on CBS.

Last night, the ESPN-produced Notre Dame-USC game on ABC received a stunning 10.3 overnight rating.

ESPN’s Darren Rovell says last night’s regular season finale for both Notre Dame and USC outpaced two BCS games from last season. Last year's Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl drew an average of 9.4

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