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Notre Dame v. Purdue ’14 – Shamrock Stickers

September 15, 2014Comments (5)

Notre Dame v. Purdue '14 - Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame moved to 3-0 on the season with a 30-14 victory over in-state rival Purdue in the annual Shamrock Series game.  The Irish overcame some early adversity as they trailed late in the first half before pulling away.  The Irish made adjustments at halftime and were able to shut down the Boilermakers offense in [...]


Notre Dame v. Purdue ’14 – Key Matchups

September 10, 2014Comments (7)

Notre Dame v. Purdue '14 - Key Matchups

The Irish will look to build off their statement victory over Michigan when they battle in-state rival Purdue in the annual Shamrock Series game.  The Irish showed what they can look like when they put it all together versus Michigan as the defense was dominant rushing the passer and creating turnovers, while the offense showed [...]


Notre Dame v Michigan Shamrock Stickers

September 7, 2014Comments (10)

Notre Dame v Michigan Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame closed out its series with Michigan by making a statement to the Wolverines and the rest of college football.  The Irish dominated on both sides of the ball on route to a 31-0 dismantling of Brady Hoke’s Michigan team.  Notre Dame’s team speed was a glaring advantage over the Wolverines and it allowed [...]


Notre Dame v. Michigan ’14 – Key Matchups

September 4, 2014Comments (8)

Notre Dame v. Michigan '14 - Key Matchups

This week the Irish will face bitter rival Michigan under the lights at Notre Dame Stadium.  This weekend’s game is of paramount importance for the Irish’s season as the Michigan game typically shows what type of team Notre Dame is.  The Irish must defeat Michigan to have any chance of putting together an impressive season [...]


Notre Dame v. Rice Shamrock Stickers

September 1, 2014Comments (3)

Notre Dame v. Rice Shamrock Stickers

The Irish started their season off on the right foot with a dominating 48-17 victory over Rice.  Offensively the Irish showed balance and explosiveness spreading the ball around and displayed the ability to score quickly and put together a long drive.  Notre Dame’s defense looked solid in its first showing under new coordinator Brian Van [...]


Notre Dame vs. Rice ’14 – Key Matchups

August 25, 2014Comments (2)

Notre Dame vs. Rice '14 - Key Matchups

The Irish will look to rebound from a disappointing 2013 campaign by getting back to their winning ways in 2014, and that begins when the Rice Owls travel to South Bend.  Rice crafted an impressive 2013 campaign going 10-4 with loses to Texas A&M and Mississippi State.  However, many key contributors from that Rice team [...]


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 [...]


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