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...