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College Football Week 8

"Yayyass!  Uh free toy at thuh bottum of muh Skoal tin!"Oh boy.  CONTROVERSY!  CONSPIRACY!  SMOKING GUNS!  HOSE JOBS!  TIN HATS!  Today could break the record for most comments if the lone Notre Dame fan here pulls his weight today.  There is a lot to discuss so let's jump right in.Ohio Buckeyes vs. RutgersThe Ohio Buckeyes blew out another average Big 10 team...
Via The Money Shot
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

FSU Marching Chiefs Own Beyonce’s ‘Single Ladies’ Dance

The FSU Marching Chiefs own Beyonce's "Single Ladies" dance during the halftime show of the Notre Dame game.
Via Gamedayr
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

ACC explains controversial Notre Dame penalty in FSU game

Based on the explanation of the rule, offensive pass interference appeared to be the correct call. Notre Dame scored a game-winning touchdown to knock off undefeated defending national champion Florida State, and then it didn't. An offensive pass interference penalty negated the score, and the Fighting Irish couldn't find the end zone on one last fourth-down play. Some Notre...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Golic Mans Up After Losing FSU-Notre Dame Bet To Danny Kanell

Mike Golic manned up after losing an FSU-Notre Dame bet to Danny Kanell. Here he is wearing a Seminoles jersey.
Via Gamedayr
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Emailer Wants Me Fired For Notre Dame-FSU Tweet

  That’s all it took to piss off Notre Dame fans who just watched their wide receiver a shot at a spot in...
Via Busted Coverage
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

FOX Four: Florida State looking good after victory over Notre Dame

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Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame-Florida State is the highest rated college football game of the year

The numbers are out, and ESPN/ABC pulled in big numbers for a regular-season college football game, the Notre Dame-Florida State blockbuster from Saturday night. The game received plenty of attention throughout the week. Moreover, as ABC’s prime-time centerpiece, the contest kicked off at 8:22 p.m. Eastern time following an extended pregame lead-in. All that advance suspense then...
Via Awful Announcing
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fanatics Selling “Nole Luck Needed” Shirts After FSU’s Win Over Notre Dame

The ending to Saturday night’s contest between Florida State and Notre Dame was a bit controversial, but at the end of the day, it was the Seminoles who were able to preserve both their undefeated record and national title hopes. Apparently the game was big enough to warrant victory t-shirts. Monday morning, Fanatics tweeted out a photo of the new “Nole Luck Needed”  shirt...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Fuller now charged with critical ND game-changing penalty

The controversial closing seconds offensive pass interference penalty, which negated a game-winning touchdown pass from Everett Golson to Corey Robinson has been charged to a different player. In ND’s 31-27 loss at Florida State last night, the second to last play featured an Irish touchdown waived off due to an infraction originally called on Notre Dame junior wide receiver C...
Via The Sports Bank
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame still No. 1: In the ratings, that is: ABC pulls big number for Florida State game

Once again, Notre Dame showed it still is the king when it comes to drawing viewers. The Notre Dame-Florida State game on ABC pulled an 8.5 overnight rating of major markets on Saturday night; one national ratings point is worth over 1 million homes. Full ratings will be out tomorrow. The rating was the best of the year for college football thus far. According to Sports Media Watch...
Via Sherman Report
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

If Notre Dame Runs The Table, It’s Probably Going To Be In Very Good Shape

The aftermath of Saturday’s riveting and consequential Notre Dame-Florida State demands further discussion, as does the Kansas State-Oklahoma game. Neither contest can be fully processed without an examination of what the result means for both teams. That’s the newest roundtable at The Student Section. * Question No. 1: How, if at all, did the Notre Dame-Florida State game change...
Via Bloguin Best
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

If Notre Dame Runs The Table, It’s Probably Going To Be In Very Good Shape

The aftermath of Saturday’s riveting and consequential Notre Dame-Florida State demands further discussion, as does the Kansas State-Oklahoma game. Neither contest can be fully processed without an examination of what the result means for both teams. That’s the newest roundtable at The Student Section. * Question No. 1: How, if at all, did the Notre Dame-Florida State game change...
Via The Student Section
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

CFB AM: Brian Kelly still has no idea why Notre Dame lost to FSU

The biggest moment of Week 8, by far, was the offensive pass interference call against Notre Dame that took a likely game-winning touchdown off the board and allowed No. 2 Florida State to escape Saturday night undefeated. It’s Monday, and the call is still being widely discussed among Notre Dame fans. Here’s a great shot of the play if you didn’t see it – watch the two ND...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Irish Quarterback Everett Golson Be The Next Russell Wilson

This past weekend, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish suffered their first loss of the season in an instant classic against Florida State. The Irish were defeated 31-27 by the number two Seminoles of Florida State, but still left people impressed with their performance.It was the first loss of the season for Notre Dame in the 2014 season after starting 6-0. It was also the first regular...
Via Football Nation
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly: Florida State ‘Rewarded’ For Blown Coverage Against Notre Dame

Brian Kelly is still mad. The Notre Dame head coach was puzzled Saturday night after his team had a potential game-winning touchdown called back for offensive pass interference. On Sunday, Kelly was still heated after the supposed pick play led to the Fighting Irish’s first loss of the season. “But again, the play itself, in terms of what we ask our kids to do, it was pretty...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher begged Jameis Winston to be humble after FSU beat Notre Dame

Jimbo Fisher begged Jameis Winston to be humble after FSU beat Notre Dame Saturday night. Caught on tape. After Boomer Esiason stated that if Jimbo backed Jameis as much as he has publicly the past 2 weeks, coach must know something. Given the video desperation, it sure the hell seems as if Fisher was scared to death that Winston was going to embarrass himself and the program yet...
Via Bob's Blitz
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Irish coach Kelly disagrees with penalty in final seconds

The next day, Brian Kelly's biggest regret was Notre Dame let a game with Florida State come down to a point where a penalty he still insisted should not have been called could have so much to do with the outcome. ''I mean, you got to take the belt from the champion,'' the Fighting Irish coach said Sunday, a little more than 12 hours after Notre Dame lost 31-27...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monday Medicine: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Well that sucked.If anyone needs me I'll be watching this video for the next six days...
Via Double Coverage Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Tucker NCAA Woman of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Former Notre Dame soccer player Elizabeth Tucker was honored Sunday night as the NCAA Woman of the Year. Tucker, from Jacksonville, Florida, had 19 goals and 14 assists in 92 games in four seasons for the Fightling Irish. She helped the team win the 2010 national title. Tucker earned a degree in business administration from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Where FSU Fans Are Going, They Don’t Need Tickets

FSU fans were spotted climbing Doak Campbell's fence to get into the Notre Dame game on Saturday.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Kelly regrets not putting champs away

The next day, Brian Kelly's biggest regret was Notre Dame let a game with Florida State come down to a point where a penalty he still insisted should not have been called could have so much to do with the outcome. ''I mean, you got to take the belt from the champion,'' the Fighting Irish coach said Sunday, a little more than 12 hours after Notre Dame lost 31-27...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can Notre Dame Still Make the College Football Playoffs?

After the smoke cleared in Tallahassee, few things were clear for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. After a questionable call may have cost the Irish a chance at an undefeated season (and a monumental upset), many are wondering if the Irish can still make the College Football Playoff. While it’ll be difficult, it’s certainly possible for the Irish to make the playoffs. Notre Dame...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Irish Fall, But Remain In The Hunt

"Second sucks."And there's no getting over defeat no matter how close a game is.But for Irish faithful and a gritty football team, comfort (in small quantities) can be had based on Saturday's outcome against Florida State.Especially when many come away with the thought the Irish were the better team despite the final score:~Florida State never led this game until...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vine: NFL RedZone Host Makes Fun Of Officials From Notre Dame/Florida State Game

Seemingly everyone has an opinion on whether or not the officials made the right call at the end of Saturday night’s game between Florida State and Notre Dame. One such person is NFL RedZone host Scott Hanson, who made a joke at the expense of the refs while providing an update during Sunday’s game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Oakland Raiders. It looks like Hanson...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pick play calls tough to call for officials

The pick play is one of most effective and difficult-to-defend in football, often freeing up receivers for big gains or creating an extra bit of space in the crowded red zone. How and when a penalty is called on the play is often is a point of contention for players and coaches. ''What you want to look for, is it truly a situation where the offensive player prohibits the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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