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(3-0) Fighting Irish
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Commodores (2-1)
  • Date: 2018-09-15 at 2:30pm ET
  • TV: NBC
  • Location: Notre Dame, IN (Notre Dame Stadium)
Notre Dame QB Ian Book

5 Things I Didn’t Like: Notre Dame v. Vanderbilt

Notre Dame struggled for the second week in a row this weekend in their 22-17 win over Vanderbilt.  While the Irish improved to 3-0 in the process, they left many questions unanswered as they continue to search for an identity ...
Notre Dame RB Tony Jones Jr

5 Things I Liked: Notre Dame v. Vanderbilt ’18

Notre Dame returned to action yesterday looking to “rinse off the stink” of last week’s underwhelming performance against Ball State.  The Irish didn’t quite fully accomplish that mission with another uneven outing, but they did manage to improve to 3-0 ...
Jalen Elliott - Notre Dame S

Notre Dame Post Game 6-Pack: Irish Survive Another Unnecessary Thriller

Notre Dame sputtered its way to another less than impressive victory over a team the Irish should have been able to handle relatively easily on Saturday.  After jumping out to a big lead early, Notre Dame hung on for dear ...
Notre Dame S Houston Griffith

Beyond the Box Score: Notre Dame Barely Hangs On Over Vandy

A collective array of white knuckles might be a description of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish faithful after a much-too-dramatic win over the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday. That’s because a 16-0 lead during the first half dropped to five at ...

Notre Dame Football Highlights: Irish Beat Vanderbilt 22-17

Notre Dame played another down to the wire game against a team they were a double digit favorite over on Saturday, but hung on to win 22-16 over Vanderbilt.  The Irish improved to 3-0 on the season and will remain ...
Notre Dame LB Tevon Coney

Frankie V’s Prediction: Notre Dame vs. Vanderbilt ’18

What a difference a week makes in terms of perception.  Last week at this time we were all wondering how Notre Dame could use its next three games to tune up for Stanford.  Now we’re wondering if the Irish will ...
Notre Dame LB Tevon Coney

Notre Dame vs. Vanderbilt: Key Matchups as Irish Look to Bounce Back

Week three of the 2018 Notre Dame football season has the Irish remaining at home to face the Vanderbilt Commodores for the first time in a generation. It’s likely that few, if any, of the participants in Saturday’s matchup had ...

Notre Dame Faces Unexpected, Early Gut Check vs. Vanderbilt

We are going to know what kind of football team Notre Dame is going to be very early on Saturday afternoon.  And not just because of the earlier than normal kickoff (it kicks off at 2:30 instead of the normal ...

Notre Dame Football Primer: Vanderbilt 2018

Notre Dame and Vanderbilt will be meeting on the gridiron for the first time since 1996. The Fighting Irish are coming off a disappointing week 2 performance against the Ball State Cardinals and will look to improve against an SEC ...
Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason

Did Derek Mason Really Throw Shade at Notre Dame?

Not that Notre Dame needed any bulletin board material in order to make short order of perennial SEC cellar dweller and doormat Vanderbilt, but they got it on Thursday.  Vandy head coach Derek Mason of all people provided the Irish ...
Vanderbilt QB Kyle Shurmur

Notre Dame Football Preview 2018: The Vanderbilt Commodores

Rounding out a trio of home matchups that begins the Notre Dame football schedule, the Irish welcome the Vanderbilt Commodores on September 15. The two teams have only met twice before, doing battle in home-and-home contests in both 1995 and ...

Vanderbilt Added to Notre Dame’s 2018 Football Schedule

Prior to Thursday, Notre Dame had an open date on its 2018 schedule.  With announcement of the 2017-2019 schedules from the University, however, that open date is no longer open.  Notre Dame added Vanderbilt to the schedule on September 15 ...