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  • Date: 2008-09-27 at 3:30pm ET
  • TV: NBC
  • Location: Notre Dame, IN (Notre Dame Stadium)

Looking Back at What to Watch for Purdue

On Thursday I posted “What to Watch For – Purdue at Notre Dame” with five things I thought would decide the Purdue game.  I’m going to make a post like that each week prior to the game and then follow ...

4th Quarter Thoughts – Purdue at Notre Dame

3rd and 10 at the 13.  This is a must stop for the Irish defense.  Pressure was coming, but we lucked out with a poor pass from Painter.   Wow.  Great play by McCarthy to stop the 4th and 10.  Kind ...

Balanced Attack Throttles Boilers

The Irish returned home to Notre Dame Stadium yesterday and improved to 3-1 on the season after a 38-21 win over Purdue.  It was a game highlighted by superior play in all three phases of football at different points throughout ...

3rd Quarter Thoughts – Purdue at Notre Dame

Did I say the passing game should be featured?  Wow wo we wow.  Where did this running game we are seeing this opening drive come from?  Armando Allen is looked as good as we have seen him today.  The OL ...

2nd Quarter Thoughts – Purdue at Notre Dame

Nice, tough inside run by Armando Allen on 2nd and 1 to start the second quarter.  Allen ran into a pile earlier but made a nice cut here and had one of the better runs we’ve seen out of him ...

1st Quarter Thoughts – Purdue at Notre Dame

I didn’t get to watch the game live because I was at a wedding yesterday, but I DVRed the game and still took some quarter by quarter notes.  Just an FYI, I do these as the game wears on so ...

Frank’s Purdue Preview

Notre Dame will try to rebound from last weekend’s 23-7 loss at Michigan on Saturday when intra-state rival Purdue travels to South Bend to take on the Irish.  Last week Notre Dame’s offense sputtered and struggled from start to finish ...

Ryan Baker Didn’t Live Up to the Hype?

Remember Ryan Baker from a few years back?  Baker committed to Notre Dame in late January of 2004 and then decommitted only to wait a month and a half after signing day deciding on attending Purdue.  He was considered one ...

Tiller Doesn’t Seem to Like Questions About Golden Tate

Joe Tiller was asked a few questions about Golden Tate at his weekly press conference on Tuesday and had some pretty quick answers. Q. They have a receiver, Golden Tate, who has been their big-play receiver, averaging over 20 yards ...

What To Watch For – Purdue at Notre Dame

Here are five factors which will likely determine the outcome of Saturday’s contest with Purdue. Kyle Rudolph over the middle. Purdue has allowed some big games from opposing tight ends – Ed Dixon (Oregon) had 7 catches for 93 yards ...

Irish Might be Minus Another Tight End This Weekend

Charlie Weis announced on Tuesday that Will Yeatman would be held out of competition until there is a resolution with his underage drinking arrest from last weekend which left Notre Dame with just three scholarship tight ends.  Thursday he announced ...

Yeatman Out At Least For Purdue

When Charlie Weis addressed the media yesterday for his weekly press conference, he gave a status update on both Will Yeatman and Mike Golic, Jr – both of whom were arrested Saturday night for underage drinking. Before we get into ...