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  • Date: 2008-09-20 at 3:30pm ET
  • TV: ABC
  • Location: East Lansing, MI (Spartan Stadium)

Turnovers, Mistakes Plague Irish Offense in Loss

(UHND.com) – Notre Dame lost its first game of the season on Saturday when they traveled to East Lansing for their yearly matchup with Michigan State.  The Spartans held the Irish to just 7 points in a 23-7 Irish loss ...

Weis on the Michigan State Game

Charlie Weis spoke to the media Sunday. Here are some of the highlights. On not being able to run the ball: It was very disappointing yesterday, because going into each game you have a different mentality that you go in ...

And to be Fair… Some Causes for Concern from MSU

Anytime you have a 23-7 loss to a team you most likely have more pure talent than, there are going to be a lot of negatives from the game.  Last night I posted my positives from the game, but held ...

Before Everyone Overreacts… Some Positives from MSU

Alright, before everyone goes all doom and gloom on me, there were plenty of positives to take away from Saturday’s loss to Michigan State.  Like I said on the board, there are no such things as good losses, but there ...

ND @ MSU – Fourth Quarter Thoughts

Ladies and gents, we have a ball game again. Floyd atones for his earlier fumble with a GREAT catch on a jump ball thrown up for grabs by Clausen.  Great drive by the Irish offense spreading the ball around.  If ...

ND @ MSU – 3rd Quarter Thoughts

Defense did it’s job to start the half forcing the three and getting the offense the ball with some great field position.  Harrison Smith has had a good day so far and started that drive with a tackle of Ringer ...

ND @ MSU – Second Quarter Thoughts

These notes are a little more general since ABC decided go black on me for most of the quarter. Defense did it’s job getting the offense the ball back with reasonable field position to start the second quarter.  Offense has ...

ND @ MSU – 1st Quarter Thoughts

About as bad a start as possible for Notre Dame. Two runs run right at the heart of the MSU defense nets -2 yards and then Sam Young can’t keep his cool and puts ND in an even bigger hole ...

The Simulating Irish: Michigan State

Hey guys, had an idea today while I was sitting at my desk at work looking at the EA Sports NFL Simulations on ESPN.com – why not do a weekly simulation with NCAA Football 2009 for each week’s Notre Dame ...

Frank’s Michigan State Preview

After a week hiatus from my weekly previews, I’m back with a full preview of this weekend’s game against the Spartans of Michigan State.  Notre Dame will travel to East Lansing for their first road game of the season Saturday ...

Another ND-MSU Preview – CBS Style

CBS posted their preview of this weekend’s game and I gotta say that I think it’s pretty spot on.  This will be a very tough game for us to win and we’re going to need to force some early turnovers ...

Trev Alberts Picks Irish Over Spartans

Trev Alberts is on some YouTube video from Sprint talking about the Notre Dame-Michigan State game this weekend and everyone’s favorite former ESPN college football analysts actually picks Notre Dame to go into East Lansing and come out with the ...

Clausen and Grimes on MSU

Here are some highlights from Jimmy Clausen and David Grimes’ press conference from Wednesday. David Grimes On how his back is feeling: It’s doing good, actually. I’m making some progress the last few days. Yeah, I’m feeling a lot better. ...

Coverage Map Released, Everyone Should Be Fine

ESPN released it’s coverage maps for this weekend’s games and as long as you have ESPN, you should be fine.  Everyone who doesn’t get the Notre Dame game on their local ABC affiliate looks like they will be able to ...

Some Michigan State Videos to Start Game Week

This might be one of the bigger Michigan State games for Notre Dame in a while.  A win would be HUGE for the Irish since the rest of the schedule prior to USC looks very favorably after this game.  Anyway, ...