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Coan Takes on Former Team in the Windy City

The 12th ranked Fighting Irish were able to continue their winning ways this past Saturday as they took down the drum-less Purdue Boilermakers with a final score of 27-13 to move on to 3-0 on the year.  This marked the 105th win in Brian Kelly’s Notre Dame tenure, tying him with the great Knute Rockne for most […]

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Is the Sky Falling? Toledo Recap + Purdue Preview

Too close for comfort seems to be the theme for the start of the 2021 Notre Dame football season.  The Irish squeaked out another victory this past Saturday against Toledo in a 32-29 game and I don’t even know where to begin with the breakdown of this year’s team.  After two consecutive weeks of less […]

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Welcome Home – Football Returns to South Bend

For the first time since the end of the 2019 season, a full capacity crowd will be present at Notre Dame Stadium this Saturday as the eighth ranked Irish take on the Toledo Rockets.  Toledo comes in 1-0 with a win last week against the Norfolk State Spartans in a 49-10 contest.  After a very […]

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A Game of Survival

Shaking off the jitters and receiving a great road test in the first game of the season, the number nine Notre Dame football team was able to escape with a 41-38 overtime victory over Florida State on Sunday night.  The game answered a good deal of questions that I had going into it but left […]

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Waiting All Day for Sunday Night

As the air gets that crisp feel and the calendar turns to September, that only means one thing – the start of football season.  This 2021 year brings the 133rd Fighting Irish team to the field, back under their independent status and ready to take on the 12 opponents that stand in their way.  Throughout […]

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A Daunting Task: Notre Dame vs. Alabama Preview

In a year full of crazy events, Friday’s matchup of Notre Dame and Alabama is sure to fit that bill.  For the first time since 1942, the Rose Bowl will not be played in Pasadena, California, but will instead take place in Dallas, Texas.  The fourth ranked Fighting Irish are set to take on the […]

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ACC Recap + Looking Ahead to the Playoffs

As Notre Dame fans, that was definitely not the outcome we were expecting or hoping for in Saturday’s ACC Championship Game.  The Irish fell to the Clemson Tigers 34-10 in a game that should not have been that lopsided.  Was it a bad performance on a big stage?  Yes.  There are many reasons (in my […]

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The Rematch: ACC Championship Preview

The Rematch, 2.0, Round Two, whatever you want to call it, it’s here.  Clemson versus Notre Dame for the ACC Championship is happening this Saturday at 4:00pm in Charlotte, North Carolina.  After an instant classic the first time these two teams met this season, with the Irish coming out victorious in double overtime, this game […]