Found October 23, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Manti Te'o
The 2012 season has been one of many surprises, with Notre Dame football being no exception. And yes, I realize that I am one week late for a true “mid-season” review, but this is my blog so I’ll do as I please (haha). I don’t care who you are, if you told me that you thought the Irish would be undefeated heading into the week 9 match-up against #8 Oklahoma, I’d call your bluff. But here we are. Notre Dame is 7-0 after last week’s grind-it out victory over BYU and sit at #5 overall in the BCS standings. If the Irish can keep it up and remain undefeated, they have a legitimate shot at their first National Championship since Lou Holtz and Tim Brown lead the team to the top in the 1988 season. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves just yet. The Irish have a couple of tough games to play still, both on the road. This week they are in Norman, Oklahoma and end the season November 24th at Los Angeles Memorial Stadium against current #9 USC. In between, they have potential trap games against...

Notre Dame defeats BYU, improves to 7-0

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish spent three quarters trailing the underdog BYU Cougars in South Bend last Saturday. Tommy Rees started in place of regular starter Everett Golson, who was out of the game due to the lingering effects of a concussion suffered the week before against the Stanford Cardinal. Rees' strong run of quality play ended, and Irish fans are left wondering: ...

NCAA Football Rumors: Everett Golson To Start For Notre Dame Vs. Oklahoma, But Who Will Finish As Fighting Irish QB?

Notre Dame Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly said that Everett Golson will be the starting quarterback when his team hits the road for their biggest game of the 2012 NCAA Football season against the Oklahoma Sooners. He has been 100 percent cleared from any concussion symptoms he suffered two weeks ago in a big home victory over the Stanford Cardinal and will start this Saturday...
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