Notre Dame Impact Players As Thanksgiving Dishes

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Notre Dame impact players can be ranked and sorted in all kinds of different ways. Going through and ranking them on some standardized scale of how much they’ve impacted the Irish felt boring. And it is. But how about a new, timely and seasonal approach? Comparing some of Notre Dame’s biggest impact players down the […] READ MORE


Unlikely Notre Dame CFP Berth Remains In Play

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More chaos, another Irish win, and continued pursuit of an unlikely Notre Dame CFP berth that seemed all but hopeless just a couple of weeks ago. Notre Dame entered a primetime clash with 6-3 Virginia down three defensive captains, albeit against the Cavaliers’ backup quarterback. They never let the home team get comfortable, scoring on […] READ MORE


A Brian Kelly Problem? Irish Uninspired, Unprepared in 24-13 Defeat

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Does Notre Dame have a Brian Kelly problem? It may seem ridiculous to consider a week after Kelly set the all-time wins record as a Notre Dame coach, but the question must be asked. Kelly looked unprepared for another top-10 matchup on Saturday, repeated much of the same meaningless script that has become all too […] READ MORE


Notre Dame Battles Cincinnati – and A Confident Ridder

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Notre Dame battles Cincinnati at home this weekend in the toughest remaining game on their schedule. It’s a green-out at Notre Dame Stadium, usually resulting in the loudest crowds of the year.  “They’re not going to be very loud for long”.  Desmond Ridder is a confident man entering a top-10 clash against Notre Dame at […] READ MORE


Irish pull away from Wisconsin, stay unbeaten all time in Shamrock Series

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The Shamrock Series and Soldier Field have both been kind to Notre Dame Football. Since its inception in ‘09, the Fighting Irish are 9-0 in Shamrock Series clashes.  The Irish are 9-0 all-time in Shamrock Series classics. At Soldier Field, Notre Dame moved to 11-0-2, after getting some unlikely contributions to pull away from #18 […] READ MORE


How Must Notre Dame Improve Versus Toledo?

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After a wild season opener, the question has to be asked: “Where can Notre Dame improve?”  It was a far cry from a perfect effort in the Irish’s 41-38 overtime victory over Florida State. From the offense stalling out in the fourth quarter, to a late defensive meltdown, there were plenty of questions. Against Toledo, […] READ MORE


Notre Dame and Florida State Defense Position-by-Position Preview

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Notre Dame and Florida State Set To Battle In Opener As we discussed yesterday on offense, Notre Dame and Florida State feel like a mismatch. The Irish have distinct advantages at tight end and running back, along with a more experienced quarterback. The wide receiver and offensive line are relatively even, but the Irish look […] READ MORE


3 Notre Dame Position Battles To Watch

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Notre Dame Position Battles Rage On With just over two weeks until the season opener, Notre Dame position battles continue to rage. While the quarterback battle, and other questions, may have been decided, there’s still a lot to figure out as fall camp wears on.  Linebacker Room Despite the departure of 2nd-round draft pick Jeremiah […] READ MORE