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ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit Predicts Winner Of Michigan-Notre Dame

Kirk Herbstreit is a busy guy. The College GameDay analyst is getting set for yet another college football season where he'll be calling games all across the country.

This weekend alone, Herbie will be calling Louisville-Alabama on Saturday in Orlando, Fla., and Virginia Tech-Florida State on Monday in Tallahassee, Fla. He'll also be with the GameDay crew in South Bend for Notre Dame's season-opener against Michigan.

Herbie revealed his pick for that game to Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune.

He likes Michigan.

"I think they’re going to go to South Bend and win. Create an identity. I think people who are down on Jim Harbaugh, by Week 3 ... they’re going to say he’s the greatest coach in the country."

Herbie likes Shea Patterson to lead the Wolverines to victory over the Fighting Irish. No. 12 Notre Dame is the favorite in Vegas and on ESPN's FPI.

The game is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. ET kickoff and will be broadcast on NBC.

[Chicago Tribune]