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The Golson Effect: Helping the Irish Receivers Reach Their Potential

July 7, 2014Comments (83)

The Golson Effect: Helping the Irish Receivers Reach Their Potential

It’s no secret the Irish offense struggled under Tommy Rees last season.  With Rees at the helm Brian Kelly’s offense is severely limited due to lack of mobility at the quarterback position as well as a lack of arm strength that made moving the pocket by rolling the quarterback out and throwing on the run [...]


What to Expect from Greg Bryant

June 3, 2014Comments (11)

What to Expect from Greg Bryant

The 2013 season was a difficult and frustrating one for many members of the Notre Dame football team, especially running back Greg Bryant.  The Delray Beach, Florida native came into South Bend with a tremendous amount of hype as a five star recruit and the expectations that come with being one of the best players [...]


6 Veterans Notre Dame Needs to Step Up in ’14

January 20, 2014Comments (2)

6 Veterans Notre Dame Needs to Step Up in '14

Notre Dame didn’t satisfy its goal of returning to the national championship in 2013 due to slipping back into poor habits from 2011. If the Irish want to get back on track in 2014 they’ll need have numerous veterans step up as all of the team’s senior leadership core are headed to the NFL. The [...]


6 Young Players Notre Dame Needs to Step Up in ’14

January 15, 2014Comments (17)

6 Young Players Notre Dame Needs to Step Up in '14

Notre Dame’s 2013 season may have been disappointing but the emergence of many young players was a bright spot. The likes of super-talented Jaylon Smith and Tarean Folston shone and a solid group of young receivers and defensive backs makes the future look bright for Notre Dame. However, the need for young players to step [...]


Shamrock Stickers – Notre Dame vs. Rutgers

December 30, 2013Comments (11)

Shamrock Stickers - Notre Dame vs. Rutgers

Notre Dame finished off it 2013 season with a 29-16 win over Rutgers in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. The Irish looked sluggish in the first half but found their way in the second half and began to dominate the game. The Irish controlled the battle in the trenches as a result of their size [...]


Pinstripe Bowl – Notre Dame vs. Rutgers Key Matchups

December 26, 2013Comments (1)

Pinstripe Bowl - Notre Dame vs. Rutgers Key Matchups

Notre Dame didn’t have the season it hoped for but will have a chance to end it on a positive note versus Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl. The 8-4 Irish will travel to Yankee Stadium as the vastly more talented team as Rutgers struggled this season and is in a transition period with many changes being made in [...]


Shamrock Stickers – Notre Dame vs. Stanford ’13

December 1, 2013Comments (11)

Shamrock Stickers - Notre Dame vs. Stanford '13

Notre Dame’s frustrating 2013 regular season campaign came to an end on Saturday night with a 27-20 loss at the hands of Stanford. The Irish had opportunities to take down the physical Cardinal but were always kept at bay never stealing full momentum in the game. The lack of a successful run game forced the [...]


Run Defense, Offense Critical for Notre Dame vs. Stanford

November 27, 2013Comments (1)

Run Defense, Offense Critical for Notre Dame vs. Stanford

Notre Dame sent its seniors off with a quality victory versus a solid BYU team at Notre Dame Stadium.  The Irish did so by getting back to their identity with a physical effort championed by a dominant rushing attack and solid defense.  They’ll need an identical effort to beat one of the most physical teams [...]


Shamrock Stickers – Notre Dame vs BYU

November 25, 2013Comments (4)

Shamrock Stickers - Notre Dame vs BYU

Notre Dame sent its seniors off right with a gritty 23-13 win over BYU.  The Irish had a complete effort with contributions from a host of players and backups filling in admirably for established starters and coming up with huge games in the process.  With the win the Irish move to 8-3 on the season [...]


Linebackers, Tommy Rees Critical for Notre Dame vs. BYU

November 21, 2013Comments (48)

Linebackers, Tommy Rees Critical for Notre Dame vs. BYU

Notre Dame comes off its bye week at 7-3 without hopes of playing in a BCS game but still with an opportunity to put together a solid season.  The Irish will attempt to send their seniors off right with a victory over fellow independent the BYU Cougars.  BYU comes into the game at 7-3 as [...]


Notre Dame @ Pitt – Shamrock Stickers

November 11, 2013Comments (49)

Notre Dame @ Pitt - Shamrock Stickers

The Irish fell to 7-3 on the season after their upset loss to Pittsburgh Saturday night.  Notre Dame looked sloppy in all phases of the game, poor quarterback play, bizarre coaching decisions, and lackluster defense.  All these mistakes compounded by horrendous refereeing was too much for the Irish to overcome as they fell 28-21, meaning [...]


Notre Dame vs. Pitt – Key Matchups

November 6, 2013Comments (0)

Notre Dame vs. Pitt - Key Matchups

Notre Dame struggled mightily last week but survived against Navy and kept their BCS hopes alive.  The Irish are done with facing the option offense which is good for the defense as they can get back to normal assignments.  The offense will have more difficulty putting up points as they’ll be facing division one athletes [...]


Notre Dame – Navy: Shamrock Stickers

November 4, 2013Comments (15)

Notre Dame - Navy: Shamrock Stickers

It was far closer than it should have been but the Irish pulled out their fourth straight victory with a 38-34 triumph over Navy. The Midshipmen’s option attack gave the Irish massive problems as Navy could move the ball at will. The Irish offense made some mistakes but luckily was able to do just enough [...]


Notre Dame vs. Navy – Key Matchups

October 30, 2013Comments (9)

Notre Dame vs. Navy - Key Matchups

The Notre Dame football program looks for its 7th win of the season this weekend against Navy. What matchups will be key in getting the W? Read more to find out….


Notre Dame vs. Air Force Shamrock Stickers

October 27, 2013Comments (2)

Notre Dame vs. Air Force Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame secured bowl eligibility with its first resounding victory of the season, a 45-10 dismantling of Air Force.  The Irish were shorthanded with Louis Nix and Christian Lombard out but the next men in stepped up admirably.  Tommy Rees played by far his best game of the season and the Irish defense showed they [...]


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