Found September 20, 2012 on
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 Twitter of what appears to be a “Beat the Irish” sign outside of Notre Dame’s stadium. Not surprisingly, that sign was soon removed.
Now, though, fans of these teams have to start wondering how many more times these two teams will play each other. The Fighting Irish’s athletic program just entered the ACC and although Notre Dame has not given up its football independence, it has promised to schedule five ACC football opponents each season.
The Irish have multiple rivalry games that the school’s fan base looks forward to watching ever year. It will be interesting to see whether or not the annual games aga...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
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...
Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com is reporting that the Big East could lose its Orange Bowl affiliation following the 2014 season to Notre Dame, an SEC team or an ACC team. Below is an excerpt.
The Atlantic Coast Conference and Orange Bowl are finalizing a deal that would pit the ACC champion against either Notre Dame, an SEC or Big Ten team starting after the 2014 regular season, sources...
Led by a suffocating defense, the Fighting Irish will attempt to go 4-0 for the first time since 2002 when they host the University of Michigan Wolverines on Saturday night at Notre Dame Stadium. Unlike any other time in recent … Continue reading →
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.
Notre Dame's mission for Saturday is simple: attempt to slow two-season defense shredder, Denard Robinson. Then comes the hard part...
Notre Dame's 20-3 victory over Michigan State was a physical statement to the rest of college football... the Irish are coming- and they want to rip out your beating heart.
More so than at anytime in the past 1/2 decade, we can point to something legitimate and say, "there." There is the game that proves the ND Head Coach is blowing smoke up my ass. The talk...
Wins over Top 10 teams have been rare for Notre Dame in recent seasons. So too has been success thereafter.