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The third-ranked Fighting Irish have needed overtime twice and haven't won a game at Notre Dame Stadium by more than a touchdown, yet are still a win away from their first perfect home season in 14 years.
The Irish (10-0) need a win over Wake Forest (5-5) on Saturday to improve to 6-0 at home, the same record it had under coach Bob Davie in 1998.
Since then, the Irish had a 52-31 record at home in 13 seasons heading into this year. Coach Brian Kelly said Tuesday he hopes the Irish can someday put up the kind of home record as Oklahoma, which is 80-5 at home in 14 seasons under Bob Stoops. Asked if he thought that was possible, Kelly said: ''Yeah, if I stay employed here long enough.''
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Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o says the game Saturday against Wake Forest is one of the primary reasons he came back for his senior season.
Te'o says after seeing how much senior day meant to his teammates and their parents last season, he decided he had to return to Notre Dame so he and his parents could experience that same joy.
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With three weeks (plus Army-Navy) left in the college football regular season, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 10-0. Yet barring a loss from one of the top two, they will be left out of the national championship game it appears regardless of whether or not they run the table. Now with college football having the most outdated and corrupt...
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Notre Dame running back commit Jamel James is back from a hamstring injury and helped Cinco Ranch High (Katy, Texas) into the playoffs, and he can be seen in action here during the regular season.
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly touched on a variety of topics at his weekly Tuesday press conference. Among those discussed: the opportunity to finish undefeated at home for the first time since 1998; potential post-season opportunities for Bob Diaco, self-evaluation of the head man in his third season, and a recruiting bump for a reason foreign to the program over the last two decades.
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer For a team that went six years without losing at home, struggles on the road were always magnified at Oklahoma.
That's starting to turn around.
The No. 13 Sooners (7-2, 5-1 Big 12) are perfect away from home so far this season, winning all three of their true road games and walloping...