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Notre Dame's Leprechaun, Otto The Orange Have Challenged Jimmy Fallon To A Lip-Sync Battle

Notre Dame and Syracuse are set to do battle on the gridiron this September 27th at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. But apparently the mascots of the two teams want to join forces beforehand in a different kind of competition. This week, Notre Dame's leprechaun (in tandem with SU's Otto the Orange) tweeted at Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show, challenging him to a lip-sync battle. Fallon's partner, per suggestion, would be the show's famous panda.

">@jimmyfallon Otto and I will be in NYC 9/27 for ND v. Cuse. We challenge you to a 2 on 2 Lip Sync Battle with the Panda. #FallonTonight

— The Leprechaun (@NDTheLeprechaun)

Hey @jimmyfallon Otto and I will be in NYC 9/27 for ND v. Cuse. We challenge you to a 2 on 2 Lip Sync Battle with the Panda. #FallonTonight

— The Leprechaun (@NDTheLeprechaun) July 28, 2014

">July 28, 2014

It didn't take long for the schools - and their fans - to get involved. 

">@jimmyfallon & the Panda threw down in a Lip Sync battle vs

Hey @jimmyfallon Otto and I will be in NYC 9/27 for ND v. Cuse. We challenge you to a 2 on 2 Lip Sync Battle with the Panda. #FallonTonight

— The Leprechaun (@NDTheLeprechaun) July 28, 2014

">@NDTheLeprechaun &

We know who we'd take if @jimmyfallon & the Panda threw down in a Lip Sync battle vs @NDTheLeprechaun & @Cuse's Otto #TeamACC#FallonTonight

— The Fighting Irish (@FightingIrish) July 28, 2014

">@Cuse's Otto #TeamACC#FallonTonight

— The Fighting Irish (@FightingIrish)

We know who we'd take if @jimmyfallon & the Panda threw down in a Lip Sync battle vs @NDTheLeprechaun & @Cuse's Otto #TeamACC#FallonTonight

— The Fighting Irish (@FightingIrish) July 28, 2014

">July 28, 2014

">@NDTheLeprechaun lip sync on

Retweet if you want to see #Otto & @NDTheLeprechaun lip sync on @FallonTonight & send your song picks! #ACCvsFallonpic.twitter.com/Rc2AhPRpBl

— Syracuse Athletics (@Cuse) July 29, 2014

">@FallonTonight & send your song picks! #ACCvsFallonpic.twitter.com/Rc2AhPRpBl

— Syracuse Athletics (@Cuse)

Retweet if you want to see #Otto & @NDTheLeprechaun lip sync on @FallonTonight & send your song picks! #ACCvsFallonpic.twitter.com/Rc2AhPRpBl

— Syracuse Athletics (@Cuse) July 29, 2014

">July 29, 2014

If you've never seen the skit on the show, here's a great one between Fallon and actress Emma Stone

Thus far, there is no word on whether Fallon and his crew will accept the challenge. If so, the Leprechaun would have to do the actual lip-syncing, since Otto the Orange doesn't have the ability to move his mouth. We'll see how it all plays out.