Notre Dame Offense Keys vs. North Carolina

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It’s easy to complain about a Notre Dame offense that ranks 115th out of 131 teams in scoring average. Certainly, the lethargic nature of this unit has been the source of struggles in the Irish’s 1-2 start. But, the Irish get a gift in Week 4. After the Notre Dame offense, led by quarterback Drew […] READ MORE


Notre Dame grades vs. Cal

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Head coach Marcus Freeman and the Irish finally got in the win column on Saturday, but what were the Notre Dame grades vs. Cal? The Irish struggled in the first half, trailing 10-7 at the break. They then proceeded to trail into the fourth quarter before coming up with a comeback and multiple defensive stands. Here’s […] READ MORE


A Notre Dame Win Starts With These Players

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The Freeman era has yet to oversee a Notre Dame win, and that desperately needs to change this weekend. The Irish have the chance to do it against the Cal Golden Bears. Their Pac-12 opponent is 2-0 this year, but they’re ultimately not expected to be a top Power-5 program. However, the Irish are averaging […] READ MORE


Expectations for Notre Dame Must Reset

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When the season started, the expectations for Notre Dame football were through the roof. Perhaps, quite unreasonably so. Head coach Marcus Freeman won virtually every day of the offseason, but now, just two weeks into the season, he’s sitting with an 0-2 record. Including last year’s Fiesta Bowl loss, he’s the first Irish coach to […] READ MORE


Grading Notre Dame’s Tommy Rees

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Tommy Rees has been an oft-criticized figure during his time at Notre Dame. When he was a player, he garnered the unfortunate moniker “Tommy Turnover” with 37 career interceptions. Now, Rees has taken over the offensive playcalling duties for the Irish. And, again, he remains frequently scrutinized. After the Irish scored just 10 points against […] READ MORE


Notre Dame Takeaways vs. OSU

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Given the expectations, there were a lot of good Notre Dame takeaways on Saturday night. The No. 5 Fighting Irish led the second-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes for over half the game. They held Ryan Day‘s offense to their lowest point total since October of 2018. At times, they looked like a much better team, despite […] READ MORE


Notre Dame Schedule, Ranked

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With a pair of preseason Top-Five matchups, it’s no secret the Notre Dame schedule is a gauntlet this year. Add in some seriously sneaky difficult road games, and some trap games at home, and it gets worse. So here’s a look at the Irish schedule in Year 1 of the Marcus Freeman era, from the […] READ MORE


Notre Dame Recruiting On A Roll With Recent Surge

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Over the past week, Notre Dame recruiting has been on fire. The Irish have been extremely active on the trail since Marcus Freeman took over as head coach. Reeling in several elite five-stars, and a host of four-stars, the 2023 and 2024 Notre Dame recruiting classes are ranked No. 1 overall by 247Sports. In just […] READ MORE


Best ACC Offensive Linemen Returning In 2022

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Grade A beef isn’t just reserved for the midwest, the deep south, or even the Lone Star State. The ACC has plenty of offensive line talent that will catch the attention of ACC defensive coordinators. It has already started to grab the attention of NFL scouts. So who makes the cut to be part of […] READ MORE


Simulating and Projecting 2022 Notre Dame Schedule: Ohio State

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The Notre Dame 2022 schedule opens at Ohio State. It’s about as difficult an opener as one can draw up for the Irish. Projections, at some point, will become the same until the game is played. Notre Dame must find an answer in their secondary to counter C.J. Stroud and the lethal Buckeyes’ passing attack. […] READ MORE