2009 Notre Dame Football Season

Initial Impressions – Navy at Notre Dame

Here are my initial impressions from the aftermath of yesterday’s loss to Navy.  My apologies for posting these late, but I would have worn out the $#%?!@ keys last night ...

Michael Floyd Cleared to Play

Not all of the injury news on Tuesday was bad for Irish fans.  Charlie Weis announced that super star wide receiver Michael Floyd was medically cleared for action this weekend ...

Initial Impressions – Boston College at Notre Dame

Notre Dame improved to 5-2 on the season with another last minute minute this weekend topping Boston College 20-16.  Brian Smith sealed the Irish victory with his first interception of ...

Lessons Learned – Notre Dame at Purdue

This week’s Lessons Learned column comes a bit late, but here are my final thoughts on Notre Dame’s win over Purdue. Clausen has a ton of heart. Needless to say, ...

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 24, Purdue 21

Jimmy Clausen came off the bench to lead Notre Dame to its second fourth quarter comeback in as many weeks Saturday night with a 24-21 victory over the Boilermakers.  The ...

Frank’s Purdue Preview

Notre Dame looks to improve to 3-1 and inch back towards the top 25 this weekend as they travel to West Lafayette.  The Irish will limp into Ross Ade Stadium ...

Jimmy Clausen Likely, Armando Allen a Game Time Decision

Charlie Weis gave Notre Dame fans a little dose of good news/bad news on Thursday when he told the media that quarterback Jimmy Clausen looked like a go for Saturday ...

What to Watch For – Notre Dame at Purdue

Notre Dame travels to West Lafayette to take on the Purdue Boilermakers this weekend.  Here’s a guide of what to watch for and a couple matchups to keep an eye ...

Purdue Scouting Report

For this week’s scouting report, we’ve traded reports with the Purdue blog Hammer and Rails.  They have provided us with a scouting report of the Boilermakers and we have provided ...

Kyle Rudolph Named Tight End of the Week

Notre Dame’s sophomore tight end Kyle Rudolph was named the John Mackey Tight End of the Week. Rudolph is coming of a career high 95 yards on 6 catches in ...

Jimmy Clausen Expected to Play Saturday

Notre Dame fans let out a collective sigh of relief on Tuesday when head coach Charlie Weis announced that star quarterback Jimmy Clausen only had a case of turf toe ...

UHND Opponent Poll – Week 3

Washington shot up the UHND Opponent Poll this week with their upset of USC, but the Trojans still occupied the top spot in all but one ballot. 2009 UHND Opponent ...

Lessons Learned – Notre Dame at Michigan

Week two taught us a lot about the 2009 Fighting Irish and despite what most people might think – it wasn’t all bad. The 38-34 loss to Michigan stung and ...

Frank’s Michigan Preview

Notre Dame and Michigan both got off to surprising starts to their 2009 seasons.  The two schools combined to beat their week one opponents by a score of 66-7.  Notre ...

Notre Dame Moves Up In Both Polls

Notre Dame entered last weekend ranked 23rd in both the AP and Coach’s Poll. Saturday’s 35-0 shutout of Nevada was enough to convince voters that Notre Dame deserved to be ...