Found October 30, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
  The latest BCS rankings are out. The national title picture got a bit clearer with Florida's loss to Georgia, thus greatly decreasing their odds of playing for the national title. Thanks to another blow out victory over an excellent opponent, Kansas State has moved into the national championship game. Despite being tied at number one in the computer average with the Wildcats, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish sit at third in the overall poll, behind Alabama and Kansas State. Oregon sits at four due to their strength of schedule. Full rankings are posted after the jump.   BCS Ranking School Harris Poll Coaches' Poll Computer Ranking 1 Alabama 1 1 3 2 Kansas State 3 3 1 3 Notre Dame 4 4 1 4 Oregon 2 2 5 5 LSU 5 5 6 6 Georgia 6 6 7 7 Florida 8 8 4 8 South Carolina ...

Notre Dame defeats Oklahoma, stakes claim for spot in national title

While many commentators acted like the Oklahoma Sooners would easily defeat Notre Dame on Saturday night in Norman, others were not as convinced. Notre Dame vindicated those who argued against the media narrative that Notre Dame was a pretender about to be exposed by the Sooners. If anyone got exposed as a pretender, it was the Sooners and their finesse offense and defense. While...

College football rankings: Tailgater top 25, week 9

Tailgater Top 25 Rankings, Week 9 I was pretty rough on Notre Dame when the Irish were helped to their win over Stanford.  And for the record, Notre Dame deserved it.  Stanford still isn’t very good, that Stephon Taylor still scored that touchdown.But college football changes week to week more than any other sport, and week 9 is no exception.  After struggling against the Cardinal...

The Irish are back and making a statement

There can be no question as to whether or not the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are back or not. The Irish dominated the number 8 Sooners on Saturday night on their way to 8 – 0. The 30 – 13 score doesn’t even begin to explain how impressive the Irish looked. Notre Dame had 3 rushing touchdowns from 3 different rushers. Golson, Wood, and Riddick all rushed for a touchdown. Golson...

The Week That Was College Football: Week 9

With national picture clearing up little, by little we start to hit that annual tradition known as pure and unadulterated panic. You see schools who are not in the top two start bricking as they breakdown the future opponents of … Continue reading →

Notre Dame NG Nix always at the center of things

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By TOM COYNE Associated Press Notre Dame nose guard Louis Nix III always seems to find himself at the center of the action. Whether it's clogging things up along the defensive line for the Fighting Irish or off the field videotaping his latest YouTube segment ''Chocolate News'' that gives fans a behind-the...
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