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The North will indeed be represented in the BCS National Championship game, albeit by a program that in many circles in even more despised than any Southeastern Conference school could ever wish to be. After 24 long years the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are officially back, at least for now. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly gets showered with Irish-colored Gatorade after his team completed an undefeated regular season by beating USC. (Image credit: AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill via OnlineAthens.com) Is Undefeated Notre Dame Really #1? The won-loss record does not lie. With the exception of ineligible Ohio State, Notre Dame finishes the regular season as the lone undefeated team in America. The question remains though, are the Domers really one of college football’s top two teams? Analyzing The Schedule Let’s start by looking at the strength of schedule and style points. The Irish opened by routing Navy, which serves as Notre Dame’s glorified FCS foe. Then in the Big Ten portion of the sc...
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The postgame roars from Notre Dame's locker room echoed right through the Coliseum's thick cement walls and metal beams Saturday night, moving around the 89-year-old arena like a long-absent force of nature.
After decades away, the Fighting Irish are back on top of college football - unmatched atop the rankings, unblemished in the standings, and unequivocally ready to try...
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The nightmare scenario for many college football fans around the nation has come true. Notre Dame will play for a BCS national championship in January.
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o put together a Heisman Trophy worthy season on defense. Getty Images.
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Jack Cooley had 13 points and 13 rebounds Saturday to lead Notre Dame to a 69-52 win over St. Francis of Pennsylvania.
Eric Atkins and Cameron Biedscheid each scored 13 points as well for the Irish, and Garrick Sherman had 11 points in his first start of the season.
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A look at No. 1 Notre Dame's offensive starters and key reserves for tonight's matchup vs. USC.
Nevermind what haters say,
ignore them ’til they fade away. - T.I.
Yep, let the haters hate as Notre Dame is headed to the National Championship game for the first time since their last undefeated and national championship season in 1988 following a 22-13 win over bitter rivals USC. Unlike that 1988 team this one will get to the title game on the backs of their defense, a unit...
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly prepared for a championship long before the season's opening kick.
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