Notre Dame Football Archive
The Irish are going to Miami. Notre Dame completed its miracle regular season with a 22-13 victory over arch rival USC. The Irish followed their blueprint for success to perfection versus the Trojans, starting with a bend but don’t break defense to go along with a dominant run game and mistake free football from Everett [...]
THE STREAK IS OVER. Despite losing the turnover battle 4-1 and playing half of the game in a driving rain storm, Notre Dame ended USC’s 8 year winning streak over the Irish and capped off a roller coaster regular season on a high note. I’ll get into my normal post game comments in a bit, [...]
This week’s Irish Blogger Gathering is brought to us by OC Domer – a Notre Dame blogger subjected to USC much more than most of us. Be sure to check out his responses to these questions with the link above and see my responses below. 1. Notre Dame played perhaps its best game of the [...]
ESPN/ABC released the coverage map for this weekend’s game against USC and from the looks of it, a lot of Notre Dame fans are going to be watching the game online or shelling out $24 for ESPN’s Gameplan for the weekend. Here’s the map with Notre Dame vs. USC in teal. UPDATE (11/24/10 12:15 PM): [...]
Notre Dame became bowl eligible with a dominating defensive performance in the inaugural football game in Yankee Stadium Saturday night. The Irish defense led the way for the second week in a row as Notre Dame rolled to a 27-3 victory. Here are some thoughts on the game. Offense Tommy Rees wasn’t asked to do [...]
With Notre Dame and Army set to renew their series in Yankee Stadium, ESPN had a nice video on the history behind the series today. The video above is great, but if you have the time, read all of Ivan Maisel’s article on just how big of a game the annual Notre Dame – Army [...]
We get back into the IBG this week as the Irish travel to the Big Apple to take on Army in this year’s neutral site game. 1) Saturday’s result against Utah was a very pleasant surprise, but an unexpected one, to say the least. What was the biggest positive you took from the win over [...]
Wow. I don’t think anyone imagined 11 months ago when Brian Kelly was hired that we’d be discussing back to back losses to Navy and Tulsa, but after an ill-advised decision to throw the football in the final seconds, that is exactly where we’re at. Here are some initial thoughts on the game. Offense Despite [...]
Notre Dame jumped out to an early lead for the second week in a row, but this time the Irish needed a late defensive stand to hold on for a 23-17 win over Pitt. Here are this week’s initial impressions. Offense Dayne Crist is still a work in progress. He’s showing signs of really picking [...]
This week’s initial impressions is coming a little late. The UHND crew was in South Bend this weekend for the game and a lack of internet and some travel snafus have delayed my normal posting. With all that said, here are some thoughts on the Michigan game. It goes without saying at this point, but [...]
Her Loyal Sons hosts this week’s Irish Blog Gathering. Head over there Friday for their answers and check back with them throughout the week for the other responses. 1) You’ve now seen Notre Dame Football: The Kelly Edition, Volume 1, Episode 1. Was it everything you thought it would be? Were characters missing from this [...]
Brian Kelly met with the media on Tuesday to discuss this weekend’s match-up with rival Michigan. Here are some notes about what Kelly had to say. On if playing against an athletic quarterback in Robert Marve helps prepare Notre Dame for Michigan and Denard Robinson It’s a different team. They’re setting up the run obviously [...]
I could be wrong, but it looks like the Irish players are liking their new coach. Here’s some video from inside the Notre Dame locker room courtesy of Notre Dame All Access. Hopefully this is just the first of many post game celebrations for Brian Kelly and Notre Dame.
In case you missed yesterday’s season opener against Purdue, here are some highlights from the game courtesy of NBC Sports Breaking sports news video. MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL highlights and more.
The Brian Kelly Era started off on the right foot with an 11 point victory over instate rival Purdue Saturday afternoon. Many positives can be taken away from the 2010 season opener, but it was also very evident that the Irish have a lot to work on this weekend. We’ll start on the defensive side [...]