Notre Dame-UNC Takeaways

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The Notre Dame-UNC battle was a tight affair for most of the first half. But the Irish ripped off a 24-0 run spanning the second and third quarters that turned the game into a laugher. Entering as 1.5-point underdogs, Notre Dame walloped their hosts 45-32 in a game not nearly as close as the final […] READ MORE


Notre Dame Offense Keys vs. Ohio State

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In its toughest game of the season, how can the Notre Dame offense attack Ohio State this weekend? While the defense is the strength of this team, the expectations against the Buckeyes’ high-powered offense can only be so high. This means the Irish’s relatively inexperienced skill position players must show up and try to find […] READ MORE


Conference Realignment, and where Notre Dame stands

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Everyone’s generally followed the crazy conference realignment news that took over the college football world. But to recap, USC and UCLA shocked the world by joining the Big 10. That brought the Pac-12 down to 10 teams, and the Big 10 up to 16. Once all the current dominoes fall, the Big 10 and the […] READ MORE


Notre Dame 2022 Recruiting Class Expectations

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The Notre Dame 2022 recruiting cycle was a success in a lot of areas. The Irish brought in some high-end impact talent, particularly on the defensive side of the ball. New head coach Marcus Freeman faces a daunting road to a potential playoff berth in 2022, but did he land any pieces that could help […] READ MORE


Notre Dame 2022 Depth Chart: Irish loading up

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The Notre Dame 2022 depth chart is a huge topic right now for Irish fans. With newly hired Marcus Freeman entering his first full season as head coach, Notre Dame is poised for a big year. In the days following their devastating Fiesta Bowl loss, a bevy of Irish players elected to return for an […] READ MORE


Notre Dame Transfer Portal Options

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What are the Notre Dame transfer portal options this offseason? As the Irish close the book on an 11-2 season that ended with a new head coach, it’s time to look at ways to improve. The Irish are in line to potentially return as many as ten offensive starters. They’ll also have two quarterbacks with […] READ MORE


Fiesta Bowl: Notre Dame Collapses, 37-35

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Cowboys Storm Back, Claim Fiesta Bowl The 2021 Fiesta Bowl was a tale of two halves on Saturday. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish came out firing in their first game under head coach Marcus Freeman. An early surge put the Irish up 28-7 with 1:16 to play in the first half. However, Oklahoma State scored […] READ MORE


Marcus Freeman Era Set to Commence at Fiesta Bowl

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The Marcus Freeman era is set to begin for Notre Dame at the Fiesta Bowl. The Irish seek their first New Year’s Six bowl victory since January 1st, 1994. Saturday’s game marks the 27th anniversary of that victory in the Cotton Bowl. After that game, Notre Dame lost nine straight postseason appearances and they’re also […] READ MORE


Notre Dame quarterback options in 2022

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The Notre Dame quarterback situation was a volatile one in 2021. Three players played important snaps for the Irish through the first half of the campaign. Following a 24-13 loss to Cincinnati, there was a full-blown quarterback controversy in South Bend. However, graduate transfer Jack Coan elevated his play and settled some of the debate. […] READ MORE


Rees’ Play Calling Sparking Irish Offensive Resurgence

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As the Notre Dame offense struggled at the start of the season, offensive coordinator Tommy Rees’ play calling and general coaching prowess came under fire. Without Ian Book, Rees’ flaws were too obvious, some fans and analysts declared. Others said that Rees was too predictable, or he didn’t get the ball to his best players. […] READ MORE