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Breakdown of Notre Dame’s Finale Breakdown Against USC

The end of the first losing season for Notre Dame football since 2007 ended much the way it began, with the Irish opponent reaching the end zone with frustrating regularity. In their 45-27 loss to the USC Trojans, Notre Dame ...

Notre Dame Football’s 2016 Season Prediction – Part III

Two weeks ago Notre Dame’s September opponents were previewed with the Irish earning big victories over Texas and Michigan State, and last week took a look at October’s slate of games, leaving Notre Dame with an undefeated record heading into ...
Notre Dame vs. USC 2016

2016 Notre Dame Schedule Preview: USC Trojans

The final date on the regular season Notre Dame football schedule will have the Irish heading West to play the USC Trojans. Last season, USC finished 8-6, having problems in games against ranked teams. Of course, many of the issues ...
Jaylon Smith - Notre Dame LB v. USC

Duranko’s Digest: What Did We See Against USC?

Somewhere, Rock and Howard Jones smiled.  This is what an epic, rivalry game look like.  Legacy fulfilled. Offense, Defense, Special Teams, thrills, agony, expected stars and surprise heroes. Football games are compartmentalized into four clock quarters.  This one had four ...
Will Fuller - Notre Dame WR v. USC

Notre Dame v. USC ’15: Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame took back bragging rights from their arch-rivals from Southern Cal this year thanks to the performances of the following players.
Amir Carlisle Blocked Punt Return

Notre Dame Special Teams The Difference Over USC

Notre Dame special teams have lone been a major point of contention for Irish fans on forums and blogs across the internet for years, but on Saturday night, it was Notre Dame’s special teams that made the difference in their ...

Notre Dame v USC ’15 Highlights: Irish Rally to Top Trojans

Notre Dame and USC squared off last night in the most back and forth entertaining contest between the two bitter rivals since the infamous “Bush Push” game 10 years ago.  At the end of it, the Irish stood victorious over ...

Stage is Set for Notre Dame, Will They Seize It?

The stage is set this weekend for Notre Dame to make a statement over one of their rivals, a rival that embarrassed them a year ago with the Irish limped into their home over Thanksgiving weekend.  A year later it’s ...
Brian Kelly - Notre Dame HC

Time for Notre Dame Football to Take Next Step

With the coming of the annual USC clash brings familiar feelings for Notre Dame fans, and those feelings come in some form of trepidation. Since the Pete Carroll era Trojans began dominating the rivalry in 2002, there have been some ...
CJ Prosise - Notre Dame RB v. UMass

Notre Dame v. USC ’15 – Key Matchups

Notre Dame will look to make it two victories in a row when arch-rival USC travels to South Bend.  The Trojans come to Notre Dame amidst turmoil with Steve Sarkisian being relieved of his duties as head coach.  The Trojans ...
Oct 8, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; General view of the Southern California Trojans logo midfield before the NCAA football game against the Washington Huskies at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

USC – Notre Dame Football Rivalry History

College football’s longest, richest and most influential intersectional rivalry is nearing 90 years of excellence in intersectional football.

5 Intriguing Notre Dame Football Games in 2015

As the beginning of August approaches, most college football programs face at least a handful of uncertainties heading into the 2015 season, and the Irish are no different. Whether it be who emerges at tight end, can the Irish generate ...
Malik Zaire - Notre Dame QB v. USC

Notre Dame Quarterback Malik Zaire Rare Bright Spot

Fighting Irish fans that tuned into Notre Dame’s annual rivalry game against Southern California this past Saturday hoping the ailing program would show signs of rejuvenation were sorely disappointed.  Instead they witnessed an intersectional death march where Notre Dame limped ...
Malik Zaire - Notre Dame QB vs. USC

Duranko’s Digest: What Did We See Against USC?

Ugliness, embarrassment, second disaster of the year.  USC, resisting the temptation to run up the score, buried the Irish 49-14, sending the Irish to its first four game losing streak since 2009, and its biggest loss since 2008. Steve Sarkisian ...
Greg Bryant - Notre Dame RB v. USC

Notre Dame v. USC ’14 – Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame’s regular season came to a brutal end as they were flattened 49-14 by arch-rival USC.  The Irish were never in the game as the Trojans jumped out to a 21-0 lead after the first quarter and didn’t let ...