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With the Brigham Young Cougars travelling to Notre Dame this week, BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL had the special privilege to swap notes with The Unofficial Home of Notre Dame. Below is an in depth look at the Notre Dame Fighting Irish offense, defense, and special teams provided by uhnd.com. A final analysis and score prediction is also included. Note: To read BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL's report on BYU at The Unofficial Home of Notre Dame, click here. Notre Dame OffenseDespite its best start to a season in a decade, Notre Dame actually has a number of question marks on the offensive side of the ball half way through the season - mainly behind center where even before Everett Golson suffered a concussion last week the situation seemed fluid at best. Golson's injury, though, clouds what was already a murky situation for the Irish offense. Golson was cleared to practice earlier this week, but Brian Kelly has said that he will make a game time decision on his starter because he wants to see h...
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Notre Dame football heads into its week 8 match-up against the Brigham Young Cougars after a much-celebrated (and highly controversial) victory over the Stanford Cardinal last week. That victory propelled Notre Dame to a #5 ranking in both the AP and Coach’s polls as well as the initial BCS standings. That’s the Irish’s highest ranking since achieving the #2 rank in week...
In their 17-14 win over BYU, Notre Dame once again proved college football’s oldest adage: It doesn’t matter whether you win pretty or win ugly. Just as long as you win, baby.
For the Irish, that is a credo they’ve been living by all year. And it’s one they put to the test against BYU on Saturday.
Simply put, the Irish’s performance against BYU could hardly be...
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will hope to avoid a trap game against the BYU Cougars today, and they will look to do so with Tommy Rees as the team’s starting quarterback. With Everett Golson having suffered a concussion in last week’s big win against the Stanford Cardinal, Rees is expected to get the start this afternoon.
Golson was unable to practice until Wednesday, but he...
After weeks of debating the critics and supporters still can not come to a conclusion on Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish were victorious on Saturday rallying late to defeat BYU. To supporters the win was validation that Notre Dame is deserving of a high ranking in the college football polls. To critics of the program it was proof that Notre Dame is not a top team yet.
The Irish defeated...
College football is home to some of the most unique and entertaining traditions in all of sports, but the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have taken tradition to a whole new level.
"Trick shot Monday" is an event that happens every week in the Irish locker room and it's much more than just a ping pong ball in a cup of water. Believed to be a relaxing moment...
Last week’s goal-line stand against Stanford moved Notre Dame to 6-0 and one step closer to getting the Irish back to a BCS bowl. With six contests...
The Bootleg laid out four keys to victory for Stanford in South Bend. Here, we grade how well the Cardinal performed these tasks in their 20-13 overtime loss.
The Notre Dame basketball team returns all five starters from last year's squad including sixth year guard Scott Martin. Martin knows this has experience in its favor, but these players need to finish strong and avoid another early tournament exit. He shares his thoughts and expectations for the upcoming season and more right here.
BYU worked this week getting ready to face both Notre Dame quarterbacks Everett Golson and Tommy Rees on Saturday. Turns out Cougars coach Bronco Mendenhall and his staff should have been getting ready for a third option, just in case.
Coach Brian Kelly added more intrigue into the Notre Dame quarterback situation Thursday evening by saying he wouldn't decide on a starter for...
It's been awhile since Notre Dame's offense pulled its weight vs. a defense with a pulse -- Brian Kelly and his crew will get their chance Saturday vs. a statistically impressive defense from Brigham Young.
Updated depth chart and notes for each position for Notre Dame's offense heading into Saturday's matchup with Brigham Young.
Isaac Saviinaea is committed to Stanford, but his official visit to Notre Dame is making the final decision more difficult for the linebacker from Honolulu's Punahou High.
Primarily thanks to a smothering defense and brilliant relief effort by quarterback Tommy Rees, the 5th-ranked Fighting Irish overcame the 22nd-ranked Stanford University Cardinal 20-13 in overtime on Saturday night at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend. With another home … Continue reading →