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The Pittsburgh Panthers held up their end of the deal. They came into South Bend and gave the Notre Dame Fighting Irish a game. For regulation and three overtimes the game was in doubt. It wasn't quite epic, but it was entertaining. Fumbles, missed field goals, interceptions and a horrendous call highlighted a battle fought hard and long. In the end the Irish came away with a victory. It wasn't pretty but in the end they are still undefeated. The good, the bad and the ugly were in constant flux. But after three overtimes, they distinguished themselves. But remember, this isn't your parents good, bad and ugly. We are here to redefine and highlight who has been good and who has been bad. And sometimes it is better to let ugly take care of itself.
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If you happen to think that you're a hardcore Notre Dame fan, then you have to re-asses your fandom based on this story.
Earlier in the week, Fighting Irish super fan Tracey Moore decided to get Notre Dame's famous "Golden Dome" tattooed on the back of his head.
The tattoo itself took nearly nine hours to complete at the Michiana Tattoo Emporium in Niles,...
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is trying to keep the fourth-ranked Irish focused going into their game against Pittsburgh.
Kelly is telling the unbeaten Irish to skip any discussion about being in the national championship picture. He's avoiding talking about how the last Irish team to start 8-0 stumbled at this point. And he's trying to get the Irish to play better at Notre...
2007 was the last time that Notre Dame played in a BCS bowl. But with the Fighting Irish sitting at 8-0 and third in the current BCS standings, BCS bowl officials are licking their chops at the thought of Notre Dame and their massive fan base playing in their bowl.
And while Notre Dame fans are hoping for an undefeated season and a chance to play for the National Championship, BCS...
No. 4 Notre Dame returns to South Bend this week to face another common rival the Pittsburgh Panthers. The Irish and Panthers have met 67 times, with Notre Dame holding a 46-20-1 advantage. Pitt is actually the fifth most common opponent ever for Notre Dame behind Navy, Purdue, USC and Michigan State. Notre Dame has beat the Panthers in the past two meetings, The post No...
One name that has been repeatedly mentioned as a potential Spaz replacement is Notre Dame Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco. BC will get a first hand look at the candidate this week. I like Diaco and think has many of the qualities we should look for in a new coach.Relentless RecruiterWe can debate the quality of our current roster but our ability to land key recruits is embarrassing...
J.J. Moore and Talib Zanna finish in double figures for Pitt. The Panthers pick up their 28th consecutive exhibition win and are 20-0 in exhibition games under Jamie Dixon.
One down, one to go for Oregon.
The Ducks moved up a spot and
passed Notre Dame in the BCS standings on Sunday, moving into third
place behind Alabama and Kansas State.
Oregon is coming off its biggest
victory of the season, winning 62-51 at Southern California on Saturday
night. That result, combined with Notre Dame's overtime victory against a
Since the Discover Fan Loyalty Poll launched back in September, college football fans have been in agreement that the Alabama Crimson Tide were the best team in the country. In fact, it was the fans who knew that the Tide were better than teams such as the USC Trojans even before the AP Top 25 and the BCS Standings fell in line. While some of the other teams have fallen in and out...
One down, one to go for Oregon.
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Here's the open thread y'all. Not sure how much I'll be on this one today. Doing some traveling and may wreck the car watching it on my phone. You know me well enough to know that this is 99.9% true.
Notre Dame received a crucial pledge from top-notch cornerback prospect Cole Luke Thursday, giving the 2013 Irish class an essential threesome at the position. Turning that trio into a quartet might not be a bad idea.
Its survive and advance time for Notre Dame, but improvement over the next three weeks will determine if the 2012 season is special, or merely notable in comparison to the recent past.