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Can Manti Te’o lead the Irish to their first National Championship since 1988?
This is the moment Notre Dame football fans, alumni, players, and students have been waiting for. 24 years since Lou Holtz won the Irish’s last National Championship, and here they stand once again, on the verge of their official Return to Glory in the BCS National Championship Game against Nick Saban and the defending national champions, the Alabama Crimson Tide. A match-up full of history and lore, without question.
For Notre Dame, just achieving the game makes the program officially relevant again – something that can be seen in their recruiting class this year – both ESPN.com and Rivals.com have the Irish’s 2013 class ranked 2nd (behind only, yep, you guessed it, Alabama). It also is huge for Notre Dame’s TV rights, as their contract with NBC expires after the 2013 season. With the season the team had this year, they should have no problems with extending that, and a National Championship would make t...
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When Everett Golson sees a piano, he usually sits down and starts entertaining. He plays several instruments, keeps a keyboard in his room and loves to sing.
Music is a huge part of his life, perhaps only topped by basketball.
And in Golson's spare time, he plays quarterback for Notre Dame.
''He's pretty good at his hobby,'' Notre Dame offensive coordinator...
There are few programs in the history of college football that have experienced as much success as Alabama and Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish...
MOW LIKE A CHAMPION TODAY
Apparently this Notre Fan is ready for the BSC National Championship Game against the Alabama Crimson Tide. He decorated his lawn to look like a football field to commemorate the game. If it were me, I’d probably wait till the game is over but perhaps this guy is that confident in the Fighting Irish. The Alabama Crimson Tide are favored over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish by over...
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WHY NOT MUUMUUS?
We’ve all seen the anti-Alabama shirts lately by Notre Dame fans. Jimmy Clausen, former Notre Dame quarterback, tweeted a picture of one. There was one that insinuated all Alabama Crimson Tide fans lived in mobile homes. Now, Alabama fans are fighting back with t-shirts of their own. Trust me ND fans. You do not want to get this fan base riled up. Bad things happen. HT Rovell
You’ve seen WarIrish, Catholics vs Cousins, and Golden Domers vs Mobile Homers all from the Notre Dame sideline, well finally Alabama has a response. “NO DAME WAY” [HT reader TheDeuce who alerted us to the Bama shirt] *** To those of you who will read this and somehow believe that I personally came up with the shirt and am selling it through this site….I AM NOT. Related...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Everett Golson lacks the catchy nickname and Heisman Trophy of fellow redshirt freshman Johnny Manziel.
But in terms of style, Golson resembles the only quarterback to defeat Alabama this season athletic, quick, a strong arm, ability to scramble.
There are a lot of similarities, said Crimson Tide coordinator Kirby Smart, whose defense was frustrated by Johnny...
I am already dreading the movie that will surely be made about Notre Dame if it beats Alabama on Monday night in the BCS title game. In these Notre Dame movies, literary license means pouring on the sweetener until it's pure sap.
There will be the touching moment in the Pittsburgh game when coach Brian Kelly (played by Jack Black or the pudgy guy on Modern Family) sagely takes...
Margin of points or victory in college football is a deceiving factor in determining the best teams in the nation. Only four of the last ten BCS National Champions had a higher margin of victory than their opponent coming in to the title game. However, many so-called experts blindly insist that it should be a factor that determines the best team, but there is no proof of it in recent...
(Updates. With AP Photos.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond values every chance he gets to be on the football field.
That might sound trivial. After all, doesn't every player feel that way?
Probably so, but then again, few players have seen what Spond has seen.
The native of Littleton, Colo., was a star quarterback at Columbine High, where...
Adds details. With AP Photos. By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Tommy Rees started 16 games at quarterback in his first two seasons at Notre Dame, before being beaten out for the job this season and turning into one of the best relief pitchers in the country.
Gunner Kiel, after some flip-flopping, arrived at Notre Dame early for his freshman season with much fanfare....
NOTEBOOK: After Texas A&M's scrambler Johnny Manziel got the best of Alabama, the Crimson Tide has vowed to make sure that they don't make the same mistakes against Notre Dame's mobile quarterback Everett Golson.
#1 Notre Dame (12-0) v. #2 Alabama (12-1)
The BCS National Championship Game
Sun Life Stadium - Miami, FL - 8:00 PM EST on ESPN
This is really going to happen. Irish fans have wallowed in and out of sincere doubt for years over whether this opportunity for a championship would ever come again. The university's balance between academics and elite football in...