5 Things I Liked / Didn’t Like

5 Things I Didn’t Like in Notre Dame’s Very Likeable Bowl Game

Sometimes this column is tough to write.  In fact, it’s usually good for us when it’s tough to write.  When it’s easy to find five things I didn’t like in ...

5 Things I Liked from Notre Dame’s Inspired Effort in the Camping World Bowl

Notre Dame finished its 2019 season on Saturday with a convincing 33-9 victory over Iowa State in the Camping World Bowl giving them 11 wins on the season and propelling ...

5 Things I Didn’t Like in a Very Fitting Way to End the 2019 Regular Season

Notre Dame capped off a 10-2 regular season on Saturday in much the way their entire went – a bit of an uneven effort that left fans frustrated at times ...

5 Things I Liked in Notre Dame’s Season Finale Win Over Stanford

Notre Dame capped off the regular season on Saturday with a 21 beating of rival Stanford to snap a five-game losing streak on the farm.  The Irish started off slow, ...

5 Things I Didn’t Like in Notre Dame’s Last Home Game of 2019

You know it was a good game for Notre Dame when I can spend a significant portion of my 5 things I didn’t like column railing on Doug Flutie and ...

5 Things I Liked in Notre Dame’s FANtastic 2019 Senior Day

Notre Dame capped off a 6-0 home record on Saturday afternoon with a 40-7 win over Boston College.  It wasn’t always pretty, but ultimately, the Irish did what they should ...

5 Things I Didn’t Like in Notre Dame’s Blowout of Navy

Whenever you win a football game against a top 25 team by 32 points, there usually isn’t a lot to dislike in the game, but since I do this column ...

5 Things I Liked (The Most) in Notre Dame’s Rout of Navy

Notre Dame beat Navy the way that Notre Dame should beat Navy every year this past weekend.  The Irish were too much for the Midshipmen to keep up with on ...

5 Things I Liked in Notre Dame Football’s Latest Win Over the ACC

Notre Dame won a football game on Saturday in convincing fashion against a Power 5 opponent for the first time in over a month.  Saturday was a pretty good day.  ...

5 Things I Didn’t Like in Notre Dame’s Close Call Over Virginia Tech

We’ve been banging the drum of a win being a win and winning being the much better outcome than losing the last couple of days.  It is important to remember ...

5 Things I Liked As Notre Dame Snatches Victory from Jaws of Defeat

Notre Dame won a football game yesterday with a game-winning, two-minute drive to keep their home winning streak intact and keep their (maybe dwindling) hopes of a New Year’s 6 ...

5 Things I Liked In Notre Dame’s Latest Conquest of Troy

Notre Dame improved to 5-1 on the season yesterday with a 30-27 win over archrival USC. The Trojans limped into town with two losses already, but that didn’t stop them ...

5 Things I Didn’t Like In Notre Dame’s Win Over Bowling Green

When Notre Dame posted 66 points on New Mexico earlier this year, it was a weird blowout in a sense, because amazingly there were a few things not to like ...

5 Things I Liked in Notre Dame’s Very Likeable Throttling of Bowling Green

Because there were so many good things to like in Notre Dame’s 52-0 win over Bowling Green this weekend, this week’s column was actually a little tricky to write.  There ...

5 Things I Didn’t Like in Notre Dame’s Win Over #18 Virginia

Whenever you beat a  top 20 team at home by 15 points and your defense sacks the opposing quarterback eight times and forces five turnovers, there is going to be ...