It's the golden anniversary of the game of the century; and also a former Cincinnati Bearcats Head Coaches Bowl. Notre Dame football renews their rivalry with Michigan State football on Saturday night and it's a series (lately at least) that has been as exciting and as interesting as college football can be. If the game plays out the way it looks on paper, it'll be another … [Read more...] about #12 Michigan State Football vs #18 Notre Dame: Game Preview, Prediction
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Today Notre Dame extended the contract of Head Coach Brian Kelly for an additional two years. It means Kelly’s contract will run through the 2016 season. … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Gives Brian Kelly 2-Year Extension
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 game. This preview will be longer than the others, so let's get right to … [Read more...] about #10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish: College Football 77 in 77
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 we have today. Crist is bigger and taller, with a … [Read more...] about Potential Notre Dame Starting QB Tommy Rees Grew up a Northwestern Fan
If there was one weak link in Notre Dame last season, it was without question the ground game. If you look at the national rankings, on offense: 67th in scoring, 92nd in rushing, 34th in passing, 61st in total yardage. Defense: 23rd in scoring , 50th in rushing, 54th in passing, 50th in total yards. 2010 was also the first year since 1971 that the Fighting Irish failed to … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Running Game in 2011: What can be expected from Cierre Wood?