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IBG: Time to Sink Some Battleships Edition

October 30, 2014Comments (0)

The Irish Blogger Gathering returns after the bye week as we all try to turn our focus to Navy and Notre Dame’s chances of making the playoffs amid the myriad of 1-loss teams. Here was my question for the group: Many pundits are now saying that Notre Dame will almost certainly be in the playoffs if [...]


Way Too Early to Freak Out Over Playoff Rankings

October 28, 2014Comments (32)

Way Too Early to Freak Out Over Playoff Rankings

The first ever College Football Playoffs rankings were released on Tuesday night and one of the biggest stories was how low Notre Dame was ranked in the initial rankings.  The Irish came in at #10 in the only rankings that really matter despite being 6th and 7th in the AP and Coaches Polls respectively.  While [...]


Notre Dame Playoff Watch – Scoreboard Watching Week 9

October 24, 2014Comments (30)

Notre Dame Playoff Watch - Scoreboard Watching Week 9

The common line of thinking following Notre Dame’s heartbreaking loss to Florida State is that if the Irish win out, they are almost certain to find themselves in the playoffs.  We all know how much sense human voters make sometimes though – see 1993 for example.  So with that in mind, it’s time for Notre [...]


Ready for a Collision for History – The ’93 Notre Dame – FSU Intro

October 18, 2014Comments (7)

It’s gameday and I sincerely apologize as this should have been posted earlier this week, but with kickoff 11 hours away, I have been watching the 1993 Notre Dame – Florida State intro on repeat this morning and had to post it just to build up the hype a bit more. Goooooooooo Irish!!  


IBG: Looking to Make a Seminole Statement Edition

October 18, 2014Comments (10)

I promise that this will be the last time this season my addition to the weekly Irish Blogger Gathering is getting posted on Saturday morning, but that real life thing really does have a bad habit of getting in the way of blogging some time. So without further ado, here is my weekly IBG. My [...]


Notre Dame v. North Carolina ’14 Highlights

October 11, 2014Comments (26)

Notre Dame v. North Carolina '14 Highlights

Notre Dame improved to 6-0 on the season in much closer fashion than anyone had imagined on Saturday with a 50-43 victory over North Carolina.  The Irish defense was roughed up for the first time this season while the offense turned the ball over three more times again this week, but at the end of [...]


Notre Dame v. North Carolina ’14: Countdown to Kickoff

October 11, 2014Comments (42)

Notre Dame v. North Carolina '14: Countdown to Kickoff

Notre Dame and North Carolina are set to kick-off later this afternoon.  As you get ready for the game, here are a few story lines to follow throughout the game as the Irish look to improve to 6-0 on the season and potentially set up one of the biggest regular season games of the season [...]


Notre Dame – North Carolina Hype Video

October 11, 2014Comments (3)

Notre Dame - North Carolina Hype Video

With kickoff coming in just a few hours, here’s a video to get your juices flowing even more. Great job by the guys at WatchND on yet another killer primer for today’s game against North Carolina.


Keivarae Russell Done for ’14, Coming Back in ’15

October 10, 2014Comments (27)

Earlier this week Notre Dame said that they would not be releasing the results of the two month academic investigation that has kept five players out of action all season but would let the players announce the results as they received them.  On Friday, the first of the five, Keivarae Russell, made the news of [...]


IBG: Avoiding Letdowns and Not Looking Ahead Edition

October 10, 2014Comments (6)

As Notre Dame looks to improve to 6-0 on the season and set up an epic matchup with #1 ranked Florida State, the Irish Blogger Gathering examines what the Irish must do to avoid looking ahead and writes some poetry.  Yup, you heard that right, Subway Domer made us write poetry. Here was my question [...]


5 Things I Liked from Notre Dame v. Stanford

October 5, 2014Comments (34)

5 Things I Liked from Notre Dame v. Stanford

Wow, what a game.  Notre Dame and Stanford’s heavy weight bout yesterday had a little bit of everything.  Turnovers, horrible weather, last minute drives, 4th down conversions, and so on and so on.  In the end though, the Irish prevailed 17-14 and sit at 5-0 with a great chance to be in the top 5 [...]


Notre Dame v. Stanford Highlights – Relive the Irish Victory!

October 4, 2014Comments (15)

Notre Dame v. Stanford Highlights - Relive the Irish Victory!

Something about Notre Dame and Stanford meeting in Notre Dame Stadium lately just seems to produce thrillers. Two years after Notre Dame’s epic goal line stand against the Cardinal, the Irish converted a late 4th and 11 for a game winning touchdown pass from Everett Golson to Ben Koyack to seal a 17-14 victory. Here [...]


IBG: Chopping Down Trees Edition

October 4, 2014Comments (42)

As the saying goes, better late than never.  It’s been a bit of a hectic week so this week’s IBG is a bit late and a few columns unfortunately had to be sacrificed to the gods of real life coming in the way, but with the Irish set to take on Stanford in just a [...]


Notre Dame v. Syracuse ’14 Highlights

September 28, 2014Comments (0)

Notre Dame v. Syracuse '14 Highlights

Notre Dame improved to 4-0 last night albeit in a bit of sloppy fashion.   The Irish turned the ball over five times but still managed to escape MetLife Stadium with a 31-15 victory over Syracuse.  We’ll have a lot on the game as there is a ton to discuss between now and next weekend’s [...]


Countdown to Kick-off: Everything You Need to Know for Notre Dame v. Syracuse

September 27, 2014Comments (16)

Countdown to Kick-off: Everything You Need to Know for Notre Dame v. Syracuse

Notre Dame is set to square off with Syracuse later tonight for the fourth game of the season.  The Irish look to improve to 4-0 on the season when they face the unranked Orange in MetLife Stadium.  Here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to know as kickoff draws near. One last rundown of [...]


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