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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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First Quarter Report Card

With Notre Dame’s first three games in the books this season, it’s time to examine how the various Irish units have performed to date. The good news: Notre Dame is still undefeated, and there is plenty of room for improvement. The bad news: there is PLENTY of room for improvement. The Irish will need to […]

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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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Projecting 2021 Freshmen Contributions

With the addition of RB Logan Diggs during the February signing period, the 2021 Notre Dame recruiting class is officially set. The Irish add 27 incoming freshmen, including a record-breaking 14 early enrollees (the previous record for early enrollees in a single class was 10 from the 2019 class). The overall size of the class […]