Matchups

5 Key Matchups in Notre Dame’s Playoff Showdown with Clemson

The top goal at the start of the 2018 Notre Dame football season¬†was to compete in the College Football Playoff. That’s been accomplished by reaching the Cotton Bowl, though it ...
Notre Dame LB Tevon Coney

5 Key Matchups for Notre Dame vs. USC with Playoffs on the Line

One game remains on Notre Dame’s regular season schedule, with those pivotal 60 minutes helping to determine if the Fighting Irish will be in contention for a national title or ...
Notre Dame will need it's defensive line to make Eric Dungey feel uncomfortable this weekend.

5 Key Matchups in Notre Dame’s Showdown with Syracuse

Currently ranked third and needing two more victories to clinch a spot in the college football playoffs, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish head to the new Yankee Stadium to take ...
Notre Dame RB Dexter Williams

5 Key Matchups for Notre Dame vs. Florida State on Senior Day

Having navigated their way through nine wins to start the 2018 season, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish need three more victories to solidify a spot in the college football playoffs. ...
Robert Hainsey (72) and the rest of the Irish OL have a tough matchup this weekend.

5 Key Matchups for Notre Dame vs. Northwestern ’18

Maintaining a spotless mark two-thirds of the way into the 2018 college football season, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish face an interesting clash on Saturday. For the first time since ...

Key Matchups for Notre Dame vs. Navy & Their Option Attack

Without even lifting a finger last weekend, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were able to move up one spot in the AP rankings and are now situated in the third ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book

6 Key Matchups for Notre Dame to Stay Unbeaten vs. Pitt

Continuing their methodical move upward, the fifth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish enter this week’s home clash against the Pittsburgh Panthers with a still-spotless 6-0 mark. The Irish began the season ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book

Notre Dame v. Virginia Tech: Key Matchups for the Battle in Blacksburg

Two teams coming off emotional wins will face off under the lights on Saturday night when the sixth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish travel to Blacksburg for the first time ever ...
Notre Dame CB Julian Love vs. Stanford in 2017

Key Matchups in Notre Dame – Stanford Top 10 Showdown

Injecting some new blood behind center generated a strong boost for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in their 56-27 pasting of Wake Forest last Saturday. While that might have offered ...
Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush

Notre Dame v. Wake Forest: Key Matchups in 1st Road Test

For the first time in their 2018 campaign, the undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish venture away from South Bend to face an opponent. This week, that foe is the Wake ...
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 ...

Notre Dame vs. Michigan ’18: 5 Key Matchups

Saturday night will mark the start of the 2018 Notre Dame football season, with hopes high that the team and head coach Brian Kelly can build upon the strong 2017 ...