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Takeaways from 2012 Notre Dame Spring Game

Takeaways from 2012 Notre Dame Spring Game
The number one topic is of course the four-way starting quarterback battle. Unlike other spring games, Notre Dame lets them pretty much go live at QB, which is a lot cooler than the signal caller wearing a red, no-contact jersey. Here’s the statistical breakdown. Everett Golson 31 snaps, 11-15 passing, 120 yards, two TDs, 0... Read more »

Notre Dame Meets Florida State in Bowl Game Tomorrow

Notre Dame Meets Florida State in Bowl Game Tomorrow
On Thursday, December 29th, at 5:31 pm EST, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will take on the Seminoles of Florida State in the … Champs Sports Bowl? Yep, the Champs Sports Bowl. My, how the mighty have fallen. These two teams once played in the “Game of the Century” in 1993 as ND outlasted Charlie... Read more »

Notre Dame Crushed by #4 Stanford; Andrew Luck Wins Heisman?

Notre Dame Crushed by #4 Stanford; Andrew Luck Wins Heisman?
Two years ago Toby Gerhart, now with the Minnesota Vikings then with the Stanford Cardinal, ran for over 200 yards on Notre Dame. The performance moved him up the Heisman Trophy pecking order, and he lost (by the slimmest margin of all time) to current member of the New Orleans Saints then member of the... Read more »
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Extremely Comprehensive 2011 Notre Dame Football Season Preview

Here it is- THE BIG ONE! Of all my 77 in 77s, this is my piece de resistance. The team I cover the most, Chicago’s home college football team, the program covered in the media unlike any other. Yes, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the most storied and well-documented team in the history of the... Read more »

Notre Dame Running Game in 2011: What can be expected from Cierre Wood?

If there was one weak link in Notre Dame last season, it was without question the ground game. If you look at the national rankings, on offense: 67th in scoring, 92nd in rushing, 34th in passing, 61st in total yardage. Defense: 23rd in scoring , 50th in rushing, 54th in passing, 50th in total yards.... Read more »

Notre Dame Offense: WAY Too Early Season Preview

“The quarterback spot? I really don’t know. I’m taking all suggestions. I can make a case passionately for any of the four. We can’t go into the season not knowing what we’re doing. We can’t do musical chairs.” Those are the words of Irish football coach Brian Kelly last month when he spoke at an... Read more »
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Notre Dame QB Derby Part 2: Dayne Crist and Andrew Hendrix

During one of his banner seasons leading the Cincinnati Bearcats, current Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly played two QBs. This fall in South Bend, it could happen again. Maybe. Dayne Crist is the projected starter, with Tommy Rees number two as of today, but the depth chart isn’t set in stone, or anything like that,... Read more »

Notre Dame QB Derby Part 1: Tommy Rees and Everett Golson

During one of his banner seasons leading the Cincinnati Bearcats, current Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly played two QBs. This fall in South Bend, it could happen again. Maybe. Dayne Crist is the projected starter, with Tommy Rees number two as of today, but the depth chart isn’t set in stone, or anything like that,... Read more »

Notre Dame Spring Game Recap: Notes, Quotes and Stats

The University of Notre Dame football team concludes its biggest weekend of the spring with the 82nd-Annual Blue-Gold Game, won by the Gold 17-14. The spring college football intra-squad game was broadcast live nationally on Versus and available via live video stream at und.com. This year’s spring scrimmage drew 27,863 to Notre Dame Stadium. Not... Read more »
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Notre Dame Blue/Gold Game Preview

The University of Notre Dame football team has a big weekend ahead with the 82nd-Annual Blue-Gold Game on Saturday at 2 p.m ET. The spring college football intra-squad game will be broadcast live nationally on Versus and available via live video stream at und.com. And this year’s spring scrimmage is extremely intriguing as it poses... Read more »
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