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The Start of the Freeman Era – Notre Dame vs. Ohio State

With all the extraordinary changes shaking up the landscape of college football this offseason, from coaching moves to conference realignment, one thing remains constant – come early September, it’s time for the season to kickoff.  A daunting task looms in front of the Irish this season as first-time head coach Marcus Freeman, first-time starting quarterback […]

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Irish Head to the Desert to Take on Cowboys

Marking the first ever matchup between these two programs, the 2021-22 Fiesta Bowl will feature the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.  Notre Dame enters this New Year’s Day game with an 11-1 record and ranked fifth in the nation, while the Cowboys come in ranked ninth with an 11-2 record.  Will […]

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Kelly Leaves for LSU – What’s Next for the Irish?

Saturday’s 45-14 victory over Stanford marked Notre Dame’s 11th win of the season; another rather dominant performance on both sides of the ball.  Quarterback Jack Coan passed for over 300 yards for the first time since September and Kevin Austin finally looked like a true number one receiver.  The 11th win put the Irish in square contention for the […]

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Irish Head to The Farm with Playoff Hopes in Mind

Saturday’s dominating 55-0 win over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets marked the tenth win for the Fighting Irish. This is Brian Kelly’s fifth season in a row with 10 plus wins, and as of now, the Irish are one of two Division 1 programs to have at least 10 wins every year since 2017, the […]

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Cold Weather Brings (Yellow) Jackets to South Bend

Saturday’s 28-3 routing of Virginia marked the ninth win for the Fighting Irish in a rather boring contest.  With the Cavaliers’ starting quarterback, Brennan Armstrong, ruled out due to the nagging rib injury, Virginia’s highly potent offense looked pedestrian at best.  For the second week in a row, Notre Dame’s defense did not give up […]

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Running With the Midshipmen – Navy vs. Notre Dame Preview

This past Saturday’s primetime matchup against the Tarheels marked Notre Dame’s seventh win of the season with a 44-34 final score and demonstrated two key takeaways in my opinion: first, the Irish defense will need to significantly improve on their tackling if Notre Dame wants to finish the season with only one loss; and second, […]

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New Found Offense Taking on the Heels

Notre Dame was able to tally their fourth win in a row over USC this past Saturday and the eighth out of 11 under Brian Kelly thanks to one of the most complete performances seen this year.  Almost all facets of this Irish program have taken a step forward (better late than never) and seem […]