For those that did not watch the game, the 41-13 final score of the Notre Dame win over Wisconsin can mask what was otherwise a brutal performance by the offense. There were some major struggles from the offense, but also some ways the offense helped fuel the victory. Here are...
Brian Polian decided it was time. No more automatic fair catches on kick returns. Time to let returner Chris Tyree loose out there. And doing so would come with a shift in blocking scheme. Polian, Notre Dame’s special teams coordinator, told head coach Brian Kelly at halftime of the Irish’s...
From Notre Dame's play on 'Jump Around,' to Arkansas' continued dominance over the state of Texas -- Who trolled best?
We're already through Week 4 of the college football season and we've seen a few upsets, blowouts and other surprises. A considerable amount of trolling comes with the territory. You might have had your eyes glued to the TV watching today's action -- and rightfully so -- but here are...
A commitment this week as 2023 Florida running back Sedrick Irvin Jr. made the pledge yesterday to the Irish. It now makes five total commits in the ‘23 class, one that is looking very impressive at this early state. List. There wasn’t too much action on the 2022 side, as...
► NOTRE DAME 26, CASE TECH 6: Rockne’s first season as mentor Jess Harper’s successor corresponds with the final year of World War I and the beginning of the world influenza pandemic. It begins Sept. 28, 1918 with a trip to Van Horn Field in Cleveland to play Case Tech, which jumps out to an early 6-0 before Curly Lambeau (later of Green Bay Packers lore) ties the game for the Irish. Sophomore George Gipp scores twice in the second half for the Irish, who finish 3-1-2.
Editor’s note: Every Sunday morning during the college football season, RJ Young will release his updated Top 25 rankings. Saturday in Week 4 might have looked like a bit of a lackluster slate, with only two games matching ranked opponents. But that is the beauty of college football. We were...
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish moved up to #7 in the USA Today Coaches Poll and #9 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll after a 41-13 win Saturday against the Wisconsin Badgers. The Irish defense took another step forward and multiple players stepped up in all three phases. Losses by Clemson, Texas A&M, and an idle week by Cincinnati allowed the Irish to jump ahead in the rankings. This is a FUN season of college football and outside of Alabama/Georgia, everyone looks beatable. Even Alabama looks slightly fallible. The Irish are trending in the right direction with another big test coming on Saturday.
Notre Dame and Wisconsin put the center of the college football universe at Soldier Field in Chicago today as the game is significant enough to have gotten both ESPN’s College Gameday stop by. It’s a huge game for both teams and Notre Dame appears to have to take on Wisconsin’s...
Notre Dame football recruiting: Four-star RB Sedrick Irvin Jr. commits to Fighting Irish on CBS Sports HQ
Notre Dame's strong early start with the 2023 recruiting class got even better Wednesday morning when four-star running back Sedrick Irvin Jr. committed to the Fighting Irish live on CBS Sports HQ. Irvin chose Notre Dame over Michigan State, Stanford and Oregon to give the Fighting Irish their fifth commitment of the 2023 cycle. All five commitments are four-or-five-star prospects, according to 247Sports.
Analysis: Will the real Notre Dame please stand up? Fighting Irish undefeated, but must improve fast to stay in contention
Notre Dame improved to 3-0 with a defeat of Purdue, but its toughest tests are ahead and questions about where the Irish are hover over South Bend.
Notre Dame and Wisconsin are set to kickoff in just a few hours, but if you need something to hold you over and get you a little more excited, the official hype video doesn’t disappoint. There’s a lot of Jack Coan in this video and if Notre Dame is to knock off Wisconsin today, we will likely need to see a whole lot more of him as he squares off against his former team.
Notre Dame will have its hands full this weekend as the Irish try to remain unbeaten on the young season. They’re 3-0 but the wins have been hardly impressive as now a very daunting Wisconsin defense awaits them at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday. Notre Dame released their updated...
The eighth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting escaped Saturday with a 32-29 win over Toledo at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend in their 2021 home opener. ND Insider beat writers @EHansenNDI, @TJamesNDI and @tnoieNDI were covering the game along with South Bend Tribune photographers @TheRobFranklin and @MLCaterina. Here is how it...
The astonishing stat quickly became ubiquitous on the Notre Dame interwebs. The Irish allowed more 60-plus yard plays in Marcus Freeman’s first eight quarters as defensive coordinator (four) than they did in Clark Lea and Mike Elko’s four combined seasons in the job (three). It was a break in character for a usually stout unit and a coach universally held in high regard.
Although recruiting has slowed down a bit early in the season, that doesn’t mean things are still happening for the Irish. They’re still being active with current commitments, 2022 prospects and looking ahead to the 2023 class as well. Take a look below at some of the recent happenings regarding Notre Dame football recruiting.
The University of Notre Dame football team will host Purdue University at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Notre Dame Stadium. A number of events have been scheduled around the game, including lectures, presentations and performances. Visitors are reminded to follow COVID protocols while on campus. In addition, Notre Dame Stadium is now a cashless venue. Tickets are mobile only. For more on these and other stadium and campus policies, visit gameday.nd.edu.
It’s 6:30 AM eastern time on Saturday morning and I pull into my driveway after a 12 hour shift at the job I hate. I have exactly two hours before I need to get up and get around to leave for Notre Dame Stadium to put in more than 12 hours at the job I love. Throughout the night I tried to stay mellow and not think about the game too much, and thought I did a really fine job of it all — but now it was go time.