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Notre Dame comprehensive 2012 Season Preview

Notre Dame comprehensive 2012 Season Preview
There certainly was no shortage of storylines in South Bend this offseason. Start with the quarterback controversy, and the fact that last year’s starter, Tommy Rees, is trying to get back in good graces after getting busted for underage intoxication and resisting arrest. His sister even has an alcohol offense on her recent rap sheet.... Read more »

New Favorite in Notre Dame QB Derby: Everett Golson

New Favorite in Notre Dame QB Derby: Everett Golson
It’s a four way battle to start at quarterback in Notre Dame, perhaps the most high profile position in all of college sports. But after upon further inspection, it’s most likely a two way competition this college football season. Last year’s starter Tommy Rees had the inside track to regain the position this year, but... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Can QB Tommy Rees Lead Notre Dame to the Promised Land?

Can QB Tommy Rees Lead Notre Dame to the Promised Land?
It appears we won’t know until later today who will start at quarterback for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish next week at Michigan. ND Coach Brian Kelly said Sunday: “We’re evaluating that right now. We’ve just finished grading all the film. We’ll meet here about four to start to discuss things relative to personnel and... Read more »
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Notre Dame Upset 23-20 by USF in Long Strange Home Opener

Notre Dame Upset 23-20 by USF in Long Strange Home Opener
Murphy’s law is an epigram typically stated as: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” And it pretty much summed up the season opener for the #16 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, as they dropped a 23-20 decision to the South Florida Bulls. USF came in ten point underdogs, despite being a Big East conference... Read more »

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 »

Lake Forest's Tommy Rees, Potential Notre Dame Starting QB, Grew up backing Northwestern

The #1 storyline surrounding Notre Dame football this preseason is who will be the #1 quarterback, as senior Dayne Crist battles sophomore Tommy Rees for the coveted QB1 gig. Crist opened 2010 as the starter, but went down in midseason with injury. Rees took over and finished the season 4-0, leading to the QB controversy... Read more »
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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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