Posted September 09, 2013 on
A breakdown of Notre Dame's success from the "Pistol" formation, its lack thereof in empty backfield sets, and a look at quarterback Tommy Rees cutting up the defense inside the hash marks -- in limited opportunities.

Video: Tommy Rees Hits Two Notre Dame Players On One Touchdown Pass

Notre Dame and Michigan always promises to be an entertaining game — the two schools are currently squaring off in ESPN’s game of the week. Michigan took an early 10-0 lead on the Irish after a ridiculous play by Jeremy Gallon, but Tommy Rees has just responded with a pretty impressive touchdown drive. Notre Dame put the ball in the end zone in a pretty unconventional way, however...

Do the Purdue Boilermakers have what it takes to defeat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish?

One of the oldest rivalries, in college football, plays this Saturday for the 85th meeting between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Purdue Boilermakers. But for Purdue’s Head Coach, Darrell Hazell, this will be his first game against Notre Dame. In his press conference on Tuesday September 10, 2013 Coach Hazell remarked, “We’re going to have to battle inside....

No. 14 Notre Dame loses 41-30 to No. 17 Michigan

Tommy Rees took it on himself. He couldn't outplay Devin Gardner, and the Notre Dame defense couldn't stop the Michigan quarterback. Gardner, wearing No. 98 to honor Michigan great Tom Harmon, threw four touchdown passes and ran for a score to lead No. 17 Michigan to a 41-30 win over No. 14 Notre Dame in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109. Rees threw the first of...

Beyonce’s Special Message to Michigan Fans During Notre Dame Game (Video)

Although the Michigan Wolverine’s took care of business this past Saturday night against the Fighting Irish, the football team ultimately ended up sharing part of the spotlight for the night. Because of the performance their band put on and a special message from the biggest pop star on the planet. Beyonce checked in with the Michigan fans before the half-time show which subsequently...

Q&A with former Notre Dame Football Greats

NoCoastBias senior staff writer Lisa Kelly, recently published Notre Dame football author, is hosting a book signing event and Q&A with three Notre Dame football (88 national championship) greats! Join Lisa and the guys in Chicago at Racine Plumbing on Saturday, September 14th for an “Echoes From the End Zone: The Men We Became” book (Visited 3 times, 3 visits today)The post...

UNDER THE LIGHTS II: Michigan vs. Notre Dame & The End of an Era

So first, let me apologize for being completely off the blogging bandwagon. I want to promise that it will get better (as I have in basically every post for the last 4 months), but I have no idea if that's true. Now that the bar is done, all my energy has been focused on getting a job, which will remain my number one priority until I have one. That being said, I do have some...

Michigan, Notre Dame & Eminem Get the Taiwanese Animation Treatment (Video)

You knew it had to happen, right?

NMA recaps Michigan-Notre Dame game with hilarious video

NMA is back and at it again, this time recapping the Michigan-Notre Dame game and Eminem’s appearance on ESPN at halftime.  My personal favorite portion of the video is at the very end when they show an animated Manti Te’o leaving with the ghost of Lennay Kekua.  Somehow poking fun at Te’o for getting catfished hasn’t managed to die yet. [YouTube]

Lee Corso picks Notre Dame over Michigan with Leprechaun Hat and Chickens

Lee Corso certainly knows how to keep things interesting on the College GameDay set.  Sometimes I think he doesn’t pick teams based on who he thinks will win, but which pick will help him do something crazy on set.  This you have to see to believe. [YouTube]

Notre Dame/Michigan Game Produced Two Bizarre Interceptions

The first one happened with Michigan with ball and complete control of the game. Devin Gardner of Michigan made what might be one of the worst plays in the history of college football. Lucky for him that the Wolverines won this game and this play can now be laughed at.... The second was from Tommy Rees and Notre Dame. With the Wolverines up 11 points last in the fourth...

Video: Here’s The Bizarre Interception That Ended Notre Dame’s Final Rally Against Michigan

In a thrilling back-and-forth affair at the Big House in Ann Arbor, the Michigan Wolverines prevailed, 41-30, handing Notre Dame its first regular season loss in the past two seasons. Notre Dame, trailing by 11 late in the fourth quarter, had a chance to get back within one score before Tommy Rees threw a terribly unlucky interception on the team’s final drive. Crisis averted, Devin Gardner.

The Michigan Hangover

There is probably a strong correlation between Notre Dame's 41-30 loss to Michigan, my inability to watch the replay (which I normally do regardless of outcome), and the fact that this article is the first REAL thing that I have written on the game from Saturday. Hell, I've been a virtual ghost on cyberspace since very late Saturday night. After the loss was official...

GBW Gallery: Under the Lights II

Michigan defeated Notre Dame 41-30 in their Under the Lights II spectacle in Ann Arbor. Here are GBW's best shots from Saturday night.

Confidence in Secondary “high" For Mattison

The Michigan defense did give up over 300-yards passing to the Notre Dame offense in Saturday’s 41-30 win. On Tuesday, defensive coordinator Greg Mattison said there was a reason behind that, also touching on the lack of pass rush vs. the Irish, James Ross, Jake Ryan, and more (VIDEO included).

Notre Dame Michigan Review Podcast With HuffPost's Jordan Schultz & Matt Mulvey

The 2013 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and their fans have been served a few mighty doses of reality thanks to the Michigan Wolverines. It ain't 2012 and that defense gets farther away with each passing day. I reviewed the game, player performances, and adjusted season expectations with two fine gentlemen. Jordan Schultz opens the show and you can find his work at The Huffington...
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