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  • Date: 2016-01-01 at 1:00pm ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Location: Glendale, AZ (University of Phoenix Stadium)
Notre Dame - 1st Quarter Woes

Slow Starts Continue to Plague Notre Dame

Notre Dame has been outscored by a combined 42-10 in the first quarter of its three losses in 2015. Can the Irish reverse this trend in 2016?
Nick Watkins - Notre Dame CB

Silver Lining Playbook: Fiesta Bowl Edition

Notre Dame lost a New Year’s Day bowl game by 16 points to a talented Ohio State team and lost its final chance for a statement making moment for the 2015 season.  The Irish now head into the off-season with ...

Notre Dame – Ohio State Fiesta Bowl Highlights

Team 127 fought to the end, but simply ran out of gas – and almost ran out of defensive players – losing to Ohio State 44-28.  The Irish scratched and clawed their way back into the game a few times, ...

Notre Dame’s Red Zone Woes Collide with Top-Rated Ohio State Defense

For all the intricate storylines making the Ohio State and Notre Dame Fiesta Bowl pairing an even more attractive matchup, and the multiple elements that need to be present for the Fighting Irish to pull off an upset, perhaps no ...
Torii Hunter - Notre Dame CB/WR

An Expanded Defensive Role for Torii Hunter?

Torii Hunter has filled in in a pinch at the nickel back position already this year. Could the wide receiver see more time their in the Fiesta Bowl?
Jaylon Smith - Notre Dame LB

Notre Dame v. Ohio State – Fiesta Bowl Key Matchups

A look at the key match-ups for the Irish in their Fiesta Bowl showdown with Ohio State.

Devin Butler Breaks Foot, Out for Fiesta Bowl

Notre Dame hasn’t played a game since Thanksgiving weekend, but that hasn’t stopped the Irish from adding more injuries to the lengthy 2015 injury report.  On Tuesday, Brian Kelly alerted the media that Devin Butler broke his foot in practice ...

Max Redfield Sent Home for Violation of Team Rules

Notre Dame might be getting back a couple of projected 2015 starters in the 2016 Fiesta Bowl, but they will now be without starting safety Max Redfield
Ohio State Football

Pre-Game 6 Pack: Q&A With Ohio State Site Eleven Warriors

Last week we exchanged scouting reports with the Ohio State website ElevenWarrirors.com.  Today, Eric Seger (@EricSeger33 ) was kind enough to answer a six pack of questions on the Buckeyes for us.  We answered some questions for 11W as well that ...
Notre Dame Fiesta Bowl History

Notre Dame’s Fiesta Bowl History

ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA……… The bowl season was ruled by four bowls: Cotton Bowl Rose Bowl Sugar Bowl Orange Bowl Sure there were other bowls, but they were merely ladies-in-waiting, the handmaidens to the Cotton, Rose, Sugar and ...

Can Deshone Kizer Pull a Troy Smith on Ohio State?

When Notre Dame and Ohio State last met in the Fiesta Bowl 10 years ago, the Irish brought an experienced quarterback who many figured to be the pre-season favorite for the Heisman Trophy the following season with them to Tempe ...
CJ Prosise - Notre Dame RB

CJ Prosise on Track to Return for Fiesta Bowl

It sounds very promising that Notre Dame will have another player returning from injury in next week’s Fiesta Bowl showdown with Ohio State in the form of 1,000 yard rusher CJ Prosise.  Prosise, Notre Dame’s leading rusher, left the Boston ...
Deshone Kizer - Notre Dame QB

5 Keys to Notre Dame Defeating Ohio State

There’s a reason Notre Dame is a touchdown underdog to Ohio State in this year’s Fiesta Bowl matchup on New Year’s Day, and it has everything to do with the Buckeyes winning 25 of their last 27 contests. However, it’s ...

Fiesta Bowl ’16: Behind Enemy Lines

Get all of the background info you need on the Ohio State Buckeyes as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish prepare to square off against them in the Fiesta Bowl.
Notre Dame Fiesta Bowl

Notre Dame to Face Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl

Notre Dame might not have made the 2015 College Football Playoffs, but they will still be playing in one of the most highly anticipated post season games of the year after being slated against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl ...