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CFB Week 1 Overnights: Notre Dame Opener Low on NBC

Notre Dame football was not much of a draw in week one of the season. Saturday’s Rice/Notre Dame college football game drew a 1.4 overnight rating on NBC, down 13% from Temple/Notre Dame last year […]
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PHOTO: Brian Kelly rocks hilariously loud suit at Notre Dame presser

Brian Kelly is a great salesman and a great face for the Notre Dame football program. That’s part of the reason he’s such a great recruiter. Unfortunately, the top athletes are usually not the top character guys. Week one went well, as ND crushed a very weak Rice team into many little pieces, but the schedule gets much tougher, starting this week with the Michigan Wolverines...
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Video: This Incredible Michigan-Notre Dame ‘The Final Chapter’ Hype Video Will Give You Goose Bumps

One of college football’s greatest rivalries comes to an end this Saturday–for now, at least.  Michigan and Notre Dame will play for potentially the final time this weekend. This Fighting Irish and Wolverines, who have played nearly every season since 1978, have no future games scheduled and there has reportedly been no talk between the two athletic departments to schedule any...
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Looks Like Notre Dame is Going to Be Fine at Quarterback Next Year Too

When Everett Golson returned to South Bend there were some that wondered if the team would not be better off just going young and giving Malik Zaire the reigns of the offense instead. Yes, Golson had been at the helm during the team's run to the BCS Championship title game, but as head coach Brian Kelly noted the defesne was pretty stout that year.Golson got the nod and on Saturday...
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Notre Dame vs. Michigan – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

This one should be exciting…no, really Why, oh why, does this rivalry have to end? When Michigan travels to Notre Dame this upcoming Saturday night, it will be the last time the two historic powers meet on the gridiron for quite some time – there are no more scheduled games between the programs. That is, of course, unless they somehow met in the postseason. The Irish head into...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame vs Michigan Weather Report

Weather for Notre Dame versus Michigan at Notre Dame Stadium So far, so good for Saturday. We will keep tracking the weather throughout the week.
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Notre Dame football keeps winning despite PR black eyes

Notre Dame football keeps losing PR battles off the field under Brian Kelly. There have been numerous black eyes since the Kelly regime began. However, he keeps winning in spite of scandal. It appears we’re nearing closure on the academic scandal involving five Notre Dame football players. The investigation has been completed and we may get an answer, possibly this week, on the...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Notre Dame’s Everett Golson Did His Homework on Rice

University of Notre Dame QB Everett Golson had plenty of time to get ready for the 2014 season. After being held out of football for over a year and a half due to academic violations, Golson showed that any worries of rust were eliminated. Golson and the Irish dismantled Rice’s defense, racking up of total offense. Golson did it with his feet and his arm. He rushed for 41 yards...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame to begin stadium project ‘Campus Crossroads’ in November

The South Bend Tribune is reporting that the University of Notre Dame will begin construction in November (after the last home game against Louisville) of their ‘Campus Crossroads’ project. The $400 million project will add three academic buildings onto Notre Dame Stadium as well as premium seating to the famous 84-year-old football stadium. The 800,000-square-foot project will...
Via NCAA Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Quarterback Everett Golson Scores First Touchdown of the Season for Notre Dame

There has been a lot of talk about whether Notre Dame was making the right call with putting Everett Golson back in charge of the Fighting Irish offense. Is he really the best player for the job? Was it more the defense a couple years ago and not him that led the team to the BCS Championshiop?Well--he's doing his best against the Rice Owls to prove he is the man going forward...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rice Owls at Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Rice Owls and Notre Dame Fighting Irish will kickoff their 2014 NCAA football season. Rice will be traveling to take on No. 17 Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium in Notre Dame, IN. Coverage of this game will get underway on NBC beginning at 3:30 pm ET. The Odds: Notre Dame is a 21 point favorite against Rice. The over/under for this contest is 51 total...
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Another Notre Dame suspended as investigation continues

Another Notre Dame football player Safety Eilar Hardy has been suspended due to the ongoing investigation of academic dishonesty.  Now the total number of Fighting Irish suspended from team activities and games stands at 5 (Hardy, Kei’Varae Russell, DaVaris Daniels, Kendall Moore and Ishaq Williams).  Not sure how far this goes and how damaging it will be to the football...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brian Kelly Says Notre Dame Finished Academic Investigation, Suspended One More Football Player

According to Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly, the school’s investigation into alleged academic misconduct involving the football team has finished. Kelly stressed that this was good because it gave the team a sense of closure, and it allows them to focus on the team’s season opener against Rice on Saturday, but it does come with some bad news. According to Kelly, the...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Hints At Future Michigan-Notre Dame Game

This will make a lot of college football fans happy. Brian Kelly, talking with Dan Patrick on The Dan Patrick Show, said he didn’t think this would be the last year of the Notre Dame-Michigan rivalry game. Brian Kelly: "I don't think so," to @dpshow on if this year will be last #NotreDame-#Michigan game. — […] The post Brian Kelly Hints At Future Michigan-Notre...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame Football Players Attempt To Shoot Ping Pong Ball Into A Cup On ‘Trick Shot Monday’

College football teams have a wide variety of traditions on game week. Notre Dame’s players have one that’s a little out there.  Each week the Fighting Irish have a game, some of the team’s players attempt to see who can be the first one to make a trick shot with a ping pong ball.  It’s officially game week for Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish take on Rice in South Bend,...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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