The bowl season will soon be upon us, and with it, a lot of games that very few of us care about. The first cadre of bowl games that are just as awful as whatever bowl game hosted Notre Dame and USC in the classic Christmas film "Die Hard." The total number of bowl games has multiplied at an absurd rate these past few decades, but one truth still remains- real bowl games … [Read more...] about In Die Hard, What Christmas Eve Bowl Game has Notre Dame vs USC?
No team in the country has been as bipolar as the #15 Notre Dame Fighting Irish. They beat a traditional power/10 win team in Clemson (in a game where they were unranked and yet only four-point underdogs for some reason), but they also lost to both a mediocre mid-major team in Marshall, and a really unimpressive and uninteresting Stanford side. David Shaw's resignation just … [Read more...] about #19 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Bowl Game Projections
If there is one specific thing that is most special about the Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Boston College Eagles rivalry series, it's the nickname. They call this match-up the Holy War, and that says it all right there. Instead of Catholics vs. Convicts, it's one of only two Catholic schools that play FBS football vs the other. Notre Dame are heavily favored in this one, … [Read more...] about #18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Boston College Eagles Preview
Notre Dame football coach Marcus Freeman is off to a rough start in his first season. The Irish were convincingly defeated by Ohio State on Labor Day weekend, solidly beat at home by a team from the Eastern Division of the Sun Belt Conference (Marshall) in week two, and struggled with a middle-of-the-road Pac-12 team (California) before finally pulling away late on … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Football at UNC Recalls Unique, Bizarre Game-Changing Call
I absolutely loved ESPN College Gameday, about a decade, decade and half ago when it was only an hour long, instead of three. Back in those days it was not overrun with incessant native advertising, and was much more about football than what's it's about today- pop culture bubble gum nonsense. Back in those days, it was long before the SEC broadcast rights deal, so it wasn't … [Read more...] about ESPN College Gameday: How it Went From Transcendent to Unwatchable