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CFB Week 6 Overnights: Navy/Notre Dame Lower on NBC

Overnight ratings dipped for NBC’s latest Notre Dame telecast. The Navy/Notre Dame college football game earned a 1.9 overnight rating on NBC Saturday afternoon, down 30% from Stanford/Notre Dame last year (2.7) and down 24% from Arizona State/Notre Dame in primetime in 2013 (2.5). The 1.9 is NBC’s highest for the annual rivalry game since [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame looks to depth to replace Loyd, seeks 6th Final 4

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame women's basketball team heads into the season looking for a go-to player to replace Jewell Loyd. ''That's the biggest thing we have to look at. Who is going to take that shot late in the game?'' coach Muffet McGraw said Monday at media day. ''We have a number of options.'' Loyd led the Irish in scoring last year at 19.8 points a game and finished...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Cornerback Donte Vaughn Celebrates 18th Birthday By Committing To Notre Dame

Donte Vaughn, a four-star cornerback out of Memphis, turns 18 today, and he’s giving himself one of the best birthday presents someone that age can. Vaughn announced his commitment to Notre Dame on Twitter minutes ago. #JointheF16ht — Donte Vaughn (@_cavtion_) October 12, 2015 The Irish beat out a number of power programs, including Auburn, LSU, Ole...
Via College Spun
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame's Elijah Shumate Shuts Option Play Down With Monster Hit

For Notre Dame to beat Navy Saturday the Fighting Irish knew they would have to do one thing--shut down the option game. They didn't exactly shut it down (Navy shad 318 yards rushing on the day), but the Notre Dame defense made them work for it.Sometimes they did succeed in shutting it down like on the play below when Elijah Shumate kept contain and dropped the runner for a loss...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Notre Dame Welcomes Wisconsin To Under Armour Family

Early on Friday, the Wisconsin Badgers made some pretty big news by announcing a 10-year deal with Under Armour worth $96 million. The deal is set to begin in July of 2016, and a lot of people are very excited about the potential Wisconsin’s new uniforms have. Wisconsin has been with Adidas since 2001, but it’s a new era, and Under Armour is taking over. The Notre Dame Fighting...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Welcomes Wisconsin To The Under Armour Family In Spectacular Fashion

Friday morning, Wisconsin and Under Armour officially announced a 10-year contract worth $96 million. One of the apparel manufacturer’s biggest clients came up with a very cool way to welcome the Badgers to the family. Upon hearing the news, Notre Dame tweeted out a video of the famous viral “Badgers” clip with audio of House of Pain’s “Jump Around” – an ode to one...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame vs. Clemson Should’ve Been a Huge ACC Tilt

There’s plenty of people upset that Notre Dame plays by its own rules. While the Irish aren’t in a conference, they’re playing a hyrbrid ACC schedule. And maybe ND’s toughest test of the season happened on Saturday night in Death Valley.   Notre Dame took it’s top-ten ranking and battled Clemson, but ultimately came up short in a thrilling ending. The Tigers are...
Via Orange Fizz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame Releases Awesome Hype Video About Navy Rivalry

Notre Dame and Navy make up one of the oldest rivalries in college football, dating back to 1927. Players have been made aware of the history and importance of this particular game, which only adds fuel to the fire. The Fighting Irish have dominated this series, 75-12-1, but they know Midshipmen will bring everything they have to south Bend, Indiana. And just to remind fans of the...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 5-Star PF Jarrett Allen Will Take 1st Official Visit To Notre Dame This Weekend

Jarrett Allen, a five-star power forward in the 2016 class, will be taking his first official visit this weekend.  The destination: Notre Dame.  Allen, a 6-foot-9, 210-pound prospect out of Texas, is ranked the No. 21 player in his class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. He recently trimmed his list of potential schools to eight.  Five-star big man Jarrett Allen is visiting...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Injured Notre Dame Safety Drue Tranquill Takes Awesome “I Will Be Back” Picture After Surgery

Notre Dame sophomore safety Drue Tranquill, who’s out for the season with a torn ACL, underwent surgery on his injured right knee today.  It appears the surgery went well.  Tranquill, who injured himself celebrating during a Sept. 19 victory against Georgia Tech, posted the following photo on Instagram.    Lionhearted. Fearless. And ready to return. I’m trusting in His...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Naval Academy Students Troll Notre Dame, History Between Schools

It’s a college football rivalry that goes back to 1927. When Notre Dame and Navy take the field on Saturday, it will be the 89th time the two teams have met. True, the Irish hold a massive lead in the series at this point (75-12-1), but the Midshipmen are not taking things laying down and two students have decided to throw some massive (and slightly offensive) shade at this week’s...
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame students to get free tickets for basketball games

If you are a student at the University of Notre Dame, there is some great news that surfaced this week — specifically if you are a fan of basketball or hockey. Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Mike Brey and hockey coach Jeff Jackson sent out a message to students on campus announcing that tickets for the games will be free of charge this season. Our student body has helped...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Clemson fans went all adult slip and slide during tailgate before Notre Dame game

YouTube The tailgating prior to this past Saturday’s Clemson-Notre Dame game got a bit sloppy thanks to the precipation that Hurricane Joaquin was dumping.  But that didn’t stop Clemson fans from releasing their inner swine and playing in the mud like a bunch of maniacs. A couple dozen Tiger fans erected an adult slip and slide and did exactly that.  Notre Dame fans (presumably...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Clemson fan does AWFUL looking faceplant during Notre Dame tailgate

YouTube Dozens of his peeps gathered around to watch this (hopefully drunk) Clemson fan overshoot his front flip and do a NASTY-looking face plant onto the asphalt. I emphasize NASTY-looking.  His head bounces for heck’s sake.  Heads shouldn’t bounce off asphalt. The risk reward on this wasn’t in his favor. Say he succeeded, a few people may have clapped. He would have gotten...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ABC cuts to ESPN anchors on iPads during Dabo Swinney interview after Clemson beat Notre Dame (VIDEO)

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney was mixed up in a wild scene during postgame interview after his No. 12 Clemson held on in the pouring rain to beat No. 6 Notre Dame, 24-22 Saturday night. Boasting about his team and dropping tidbits such as “BYOG,” which Swinney said stood for “bring your own guts,” the coach's passionate interview was cut short when the studio suddenly...
Via The Other Paper
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of Brian Kelly: Notre Dame and the mysterious 2-point conversion

Play selection is easy to criticize in football. If you run and get stuffed, the masses will say you should have passed. If a pass is blanketed by the defense, the critics will shout about the need to have run the ball. Those are generalizations, but they’re part of how reactions to — and assessments of — play calls have worked for a long time. Knee-jerk responses and second...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN awkwardly cuts to studio during Dabo Swinney interview (Video)

There was a bizarre broadcasting moment at the end of Saturday’s Clemson-Notre Dame game when ESPN cut to its studio during the middle of Dabo Swinney’s postgame interview. The Tigers stopped the Fighting Irish on a two-point conversion to hang on for the 24-22 win. Swinney was quite emotional and provided an interview chocked full...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clemson Stuffs Notre Dame On Two Point Conversion Attempt To Preserve Win

Clemson was in control of Saturday night's game against Notre Dame for the majority of the contest. They were helped by four turnovers in the process, but that's Notre Dame's fault. In spite of the turnovers, however, the Fighting Irish nearly made an epic comeback. They got in scoring position only to fumble the ball away, stuffed the Clemson offense, got the ball back, and scored...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Lee Corso picks Notre Dame, does Irish jig

ESPN College GameDay is braving the storm in Clemson, South Carolina this weekend for the primetime matchup between the Tigers and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. As is always the case, Lee Corso went above and beyond with his pick of the primetime matchup and this weekend’s performance raised the bar. Corso didn’t go with a traditional head gear pick. Instead, he dressed up as the...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Clemson Billboard Appears In New York City Before Notre Dame Game

When you go to a big, high profile school, you have alumni all over the country and even the world. Ahead of their showdown with Notre Dame, alumni of Clemson University have decided to show their pride and loyalty for the Tigers in one of the most high profile places in the world. The school’s alumni association recently bought a billboard in the middle of Times Square in New...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame releases latest trick shot video

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are back at it again, with the latest edition of their weekly trick shot challenge. After taking the challenge to various locations on the team’s campus, this week’s trick shot for Clemson week led to a fun back-and-forth inside of the team’s player lounge. Check out the result below. Can’t get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on Twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DT Jay Hayes benched for negative tweets

Notre Dame defensive tackle Jay Hayes will not play this weekend against UMass due to the fact that coach Brian Kelly has opted to bench him for negative tweets about the coaching staff that Hayes posted on Wednesday. The tweets have since been deleted, but Arman Walia of Bleacher Report has posted a screen shot of them. Needless to say, Hayes tweets read as follows, and it’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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