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2014 Travel Guide: Notre Dame

GAME TWELVE – NOTRE DAME

NOV. 29: 12:30 p.m. PST
Televised: FOX
Location: Los Angeles
Stadium: Memorial Coliseum
Capacity: 93,607
Surface: Natural Grass
Seating Chart: www.lacoliseum.com
Ticket: $100

Projected Los Angeles Game Day Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy with a high of 69 and a low of 52 degrees.

Websites: und.com

usctrojans.com

DIRECTIONS TO THE COLISEUM

From the West

1.Take the 10 Freeway east
2. Exit Hoover St. and turn right
3. Turn left on Jefferson St.
4. Turn right on Figueroa St.
5. Continue past campus and follow directional signs to Coliseum and parking.

From the North

1.Take the 110 Freeway south
2. Exit Exposition Blvd., turn left on Flower St.
3. Follow the directional signs to Coliseum and parking.

From the South

1.Take the 110 Freeway north
2.Exit Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
3. Turn left on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and follow directional signs to Coliseum parking lots.

From the East

1.Take the 10 Freeway west
2.Exit Los Angeles St.
3.Turn left on Broadway St. or Hill St.
4.Follow directional signs to Coliseum and parking.

Expo Line

Skip the traffic and Go Metro on game day. Expo Line trains run every six minutes before and after games. Metro’s Silver Line also provides service to the 37th St/USC Station, just a short walk from the stadium. With a 12:30 p.m. kickoff, it’s very doable to use the Metroline or Amtrak for a roundtrip for the Notre Dame game.

Save time by getting a Metro Day Pass on a reusable TAP card before game day. They’re available at hundreds of sales outlets. And if you already have a TAP card, load it with a pass online prior to the game.

Tommy Trojan Game Day Tips

USC Campus –Yes, the Trojans are down from their loss to UCLA last Saturday at the Rose Bowl, but there is still nothing like a Notre Dame game to get your reenergize your attention. Even when both teams are not at the top of their game, it’s still USC vs ND and the tension will be in the air. Neither team wants to drop the last game of the regular season to the other, so the Trojans campus will reflect the arriving Irish and their legion of green-clad fans.

Trojan Bookstore – Let’ face it, Notre Dame fans will be out in force wearing as much green as a lettuce patch. If you don’t want the Coliseum to be overrun with those colors, you’d better be wearing all the cardinal and gold you can find. Check out the Bookstore for anything and everything in Trojans colors or don’t make any comments about the impressive Irish spirit.

Tailgate – As with any USC/Notre Dame game, tailgating spots will be at a premium, especially with a 12:30 p.m. kickoff. We suggest getting to Exposition Park no later than 7 a.m. if not earlier to secure a prime tailgate spot.

Trojan Walk – Figure the TW will take place around 10:15 a.m. for the 12:30 p.m. kickoff.

 

Game Day Sports Bar/Restaurant

Taylor’s Steak House

3361 W. Eight St.

Los Angeles

213-382-8449



Greg Katz
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Greg Katz

Now in his 58th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football staff writer covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.


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