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Fresno (Calif.) Central defensive back Johnny Johnson was expecting to visit Notre Dame this weekend for an official visit but those plans have now been scrapped.
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Michigan Banner Displayed at Notre Dame StadiumThe Michigan-Notre Dame rivalry is one of the bigger rivalries in college football.
This rivalry has spanned decades. It has featured legendary players and legendary teams. Through the years, the enmity these two fan bases feel towards one another has not changed. Stephen Nesbitt, a writer for the Michigan Daily, posted a photo to...
A group of students from the University of Michigan “fired the first shot of Wolverine- Fighting Irish week”- MLive.com. According to Notre Dame, students from Michigan traveled to South Bend for the big game and while they were there, they hung a large Michigan themed banner outside of Notre Dame stadium.
The banner was a large blue canvas with a big yellow M in the middle...
Notre Dame and UConn agreed to a home and home series years ago as part of the Irish's half-assed attempt to look like a member of the Big East, but the UConn game got cut when the Huskies refused to play it at Gillette Stadium or the Meadowlands to appease Notre Dame. The "series" ended up being a solitary trip to South Bend for UConn, and a 33-30 OT win for the...
(photo via michigandaily.com)
This isn’t quite Harvard-We Suck levels of pranking but a group of Michigan students tried their hand at irking one of their gridiron rivals.
Early Wednesday morning a group of eight students traveled from Ann Arbor, MI to South Bend, IN and placed a blue banner reading “Beat the Irish” on one of the Notre Dame Stadium gates. According to MichiganDaily...
Ty Hildenbrandt from The Solid Verbal chimes in
Notre Dame is off to a 3-0 start for the first time since 2002, which is why (Fighting) Irish eyes are smiling heading in to this weekend’s big rivalry game with the Michigan Wolverines. With a defense that looks to be the best Notre Dame has had in a long time and coming off the program’s first win over a top ten team since 2005...
(Story by Tyler Moorehead)
Manti Te’o is every bit of the “Notre Dame Man” that Irish fans always speak of. A world-class individual, Manti has always been known for his gracious and humble attitude, his hard work in the classroom as well as on the field, and his tremendous leadership abilities.
Manti was a Preseason First Team All-American, and is a legitimate Heisman candidate...
Michigan defensive coordinator Greg Mattison has been a part of the Notre Dame rivalry on both sides of the ledger in his career. Mattison touched on his defense against Massachusetts, talks about the Notre Dame offense and where he believes the defense is at right now. **With video**
Welcome to our new historical series, Tales from Yesteryear. A program such as Michigan, with such a rich history and copious tradition, has countless tales to be told. The newest member of our team, Katie, will be providing periodic historical accounts from Michigan lore, taking a look at past rivalries, players, coaches, and moments that have made Michigan football what it is...
As if the rivalry wasn't heated enough already.
Notre Dame is hosting a number of official visitors this weekend to correspond with its showdown against Michigan, and IrishEyes.com takes a look at where the Irish stand with each prospect.
In Part 2 of GBW's Notre Dame preview, Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz break down the offense's development in the passing game, hear from Al Borges, defensive issues, and Greg Mattison's take on the Irish.
Wins over Top 10 teams have been rare for Notre Dame in recent seasons. So too has been success thereafter.