30
9 Notre Dame
(5-1) Fighting Irish
vs.
27
USC
Trojans (3-3)
  • Date: 2019-10-12 at 7:30pm ET
  • TV: NBC
  • Location: Notre Dame, IN (Notre Dame Stadium)

Grading Notre Dame’s Defensive Efforts Against USC

Just like with Chip Long and the offense, people aren’t sure what to make of the game plan employed by defensive coordinator Clark Lea. Obviously, fans loved what they saw in the first half. They held the high powered Trojans ...

5 Things I Didn’t Like in Notre Dame’s Close Call with USC

Notre Dame beat Southern Cal for the third time in a row on Saturday to improve to 5-1 on the year.  In the process, they moved up to 8th in both polls, so obviously there was a lot to like ...

Mixed Grades for Notre Dame Offense from USC Performance

Offensive coordinator Chip Long must be quite confused when it comes to the happiness of the Notre Dame fan base. You’d think in a game where the Irish ran for over 300 yards, averaged 6.2 yards per carry, and had ...

A Close Up Look at Notre Dame’s On Field Scuffle with “UCLA”

Tempers flared at the end of the first half of yesterday’s Notre Dame win over USC.   The two sides were involved in a scuffle on the field that had the referees so flustered, they called a penalty on “UCLA” prompting ...

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 from running their mouths during the week.  The Irish ultimately ...

Beyond the Boxscore: Breaking Down Notre Dame’s 3rd Win in a Row Over USC

Despite multiple nervous moments along the way, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish held off the competitive Southern Cal Trojans to raise their record to 5-1 with a 30-27 victory. The Irish entered the game as double-digit favorites. However, they were ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book

(Not So) Immediate Overreactions from Notre Dame’s Frustrating Win Over USC

Being right isn’t always fun, and this was a prime example of it. I predicted Notre Dame winning 31-27 when there were a lot of Notre Dame fans and writers predicting blowouts.  I didn’t see it coming and not because ...

Extended Highlights from Notre Dame’s Narrow Victory Over USC

Notre Dame beat rival USC last night for the third year in a row in a game that was closer than many people expected it to be.  The Irish were 11+ point favorites but had to hold on to a ...

This Isn’t the City of Angels. Check Out Notre Dame’s Killer Hype Video for USC

Game day is here.  Notre Dame and USC.  The longest intersectional rivalry in college sports returns to primetime tonight with the unranked Trojans limping into Notre Dame Stadium to take on the 9th ranked Fighting Irish.  You shouldn’t need any ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book

Frankie V’s Prediction: Why Am I Irrationally Worried About Notre Dame this Week?

It’s Notre Dame – USC week and the Irish are a double-digit favorite, and the Trojans look to be trending down.  There’s a lot to be optimistic about this week.  Then riddle me this, why am I irrationally worried about ...

Notre Dame Is Set To Finally Answer Questions Against USC

We are approaching the sixth game of the 2019 Notre Dame football season, and we still don’t know what we’ve got. We know they are 4-1. We know they had the ball late with a chance to win at Georgia ...

USC Captain Thinks Trojans Will Be “Running Up the Score” on Notre Dame

The Notre Dame – USC Rivalry usually doesn’t need anything extra to get the juices following between the two squads.  This year, USC captain Michael Pittman decided to add a little fuel to the fire providing Notre Dame with bulletin ...

Key Matchups in Notre Dame’s Yearly Showdown with USC

After coasting to an easy 52-0 rout of Bowling Green to improve their season record to 4-1, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will face a stiffer challenge as they stay home to renew a rivalry that dates back nearly a ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Green, Cold Await Rival Trojans

The Green Out is back! Notre Dame Stadium will (maybe) be full of green this Saturday Night, as the Trojans march into South Bend. The Fighting Irish remain 9th in this week’s AP Poll as they take on their longtime ...

Notre Dame Announces Another Green Out for 2019 Season

Get ready to see green again this fall in Notre Dame Stadium.  On Friday night Notre Dame announced another initiative to get fans to show up in green for one of 2019’s marquee home games when archrival Southern Cal comes ...