1. Texas Motivation Tactics Didn't Work Against BYU

    Texas coach Charlie Strong was looking for ways to motivate, perhaps even taunt, his players into a big game against BYU.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 122 reads 0 comments

  2. Young Notre Dame Defense an Early Surprise

    In the wake of its historic 31-0 victory over Michigan, it might be understandable if Notre Dame took a little time to pat itself on the back.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 1,102 reads 0 comments

  3. Jaylon Smith Nominated for Lott IMPACT Player of the Week

    Fresh off his 10 tackle performance and leading Notre Dame to a 31-0 shutout of Michigan, linebacker Jaylon Smith earned a nomination for the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week award.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  4. Will Fuller Becoming More Than a Speed Threat for Notre Dame

    On Saturday, Michigan frequently lined its top corner -- redshirt junior Blake Countess -- up against Notre Dame sophomore receiver Will Fuller.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 584 reads 0 comments

  5. In Year 5, Kelly Finally Has His Offense Back at Notre Dame

    Through two games, one of the most noticeable differences about Notre Dame's offense with Everett Golson back is how little placekicker Kyle Brindza has been used.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 877 reads 1 comments

  6. Lou Holtz Addresses Notre Dame Before Michigan Game

    The day before Notre Dame's 31-0 thrashing of Michigan, the Irish received a special pep talk from a Golden Domer legend.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 577 reads 0 comments

  7. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Purdue Boilermakers Complete Game Preview

    Just one week after ending a rivalry with a Big Ten opponent, Notre Dame says goodbye (for now) to another one Saturday night against Purdue...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 14 days ago 13,437 reads 47 comments

  8. Hot Start Changes Conversation Around Irish

    So often during last year's nine-win season, and even in the 12-win campaign before that, an exasperated Brian Kelly would emerge out of the locker room, seemingly having to defend ...

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  9. Alex Rodriguez Showed Up at the Notre Dame-Michigan Game

    The sidelines at Notre Dame Stadium are generally full of celebrities, from Jon Bon Jovi to David Robinson to Torii Hunter (all of whom have kids who play for the Irish).....

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  10. Notre Dame's Everett Golson Enters Early Heisman Discussion

    After another strong game from his quarterback, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly was asked Saturday if Everett Golson belonged in the discussion for the Heisman Trophy.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 2,159 reads 5 comments

  11. Kelly: Notre Dame Still Has 'Room for Improvement'

    The scoreboard showed that Notre Dame played pretty much a perfect game in its finale against Michigan, blanking the Wolverines for the first time in the series' history.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 14 days ago 1,918 reads 0 comments

  12. Notre Dame Football: What You Should and Shouldn't Be Concerned About

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame football scored a monster win Saturday in its last scheduled meeting with its rival Michigan, topping the Wolverines, 31-0, under the lights before a raucous crowd at Notre Dame Stadium...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 14 days ago 16,630 reads 38 comments

  13. VanGorder's System Has Kelly Wanting Even More

    Of the many strong Irish defensive performances in Notre Dame's 31-0 victory over Michigan, they all traced back to one in particular: first-year defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder's aggressive defense...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 2,430 reads 5 comments

  14. BYU No. 25 in Latest Associated Press Poll; Utah Receives Pair of Votes

    BYU is back in the top 25. The Cougars are No. 25 in the latest Associated Press poll released Sunday, one day after BYU went on the road and defeated the Big 12's Texas 41-7. It is the first time since Sept...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 15 days ago 400 reads 0 comments

  15. BYU Blows Away Texas with 28-Point Third-Quarter Explosion

    For two quarters at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, BYU's offense moved the ball up and down the field. But the Cougars committed too many miscues, stalled in the red zone, and squandered scoring opportunities...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 180 reads 0 comments

  16. Taysom Hill's Leap of Faith Ignites BYU Blowout over Texas

    From this day forward, there will be “Unwanted” posters in post offices, bars, dormitories, gas stations and on wooden telephone poles in this capital city of Texas.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 155 reads 0 comments

  17. Previously Suspended Defensive Starters Shine in BYU's Win over Texas

    Robertson Daniel may have missed BYU's opening game, but on Saturday his presence more than made up for it when he forced a fumble, recovered it and pounced on another in a stellar team defensive effort during the Cougars' 41-7 win over Texas...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 97 reads 0 comments

  18. Notre Dame Makes History in Last Bout with Michigan

    For a game so hyped in historical implications and wrapped in nostalgia, it was 16th-ranked Notre Dame's suddenly optimistic future that came into focus time and time again Saturday night...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 719 reads 0 comments

  19. Irish Deliver Final Blow in Michigan Rivalry

    Joe Schmidt is a former walk-on who worked his way to a scholarship before earning Notre Dame's starting middle linebacker role. He is a coach's dream who never makes one game or snap out to be bigger than it really is...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 15 days ago 337 reads 1 comments

  20. Everett Golson Stars in Notre Dame's 31-0 Win over Michigan

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- No one could stop watching him all night, but in the end Everett Golson only had eyes for everyone else...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 15 days ago 1,127 reads 0 comments

  21. Notre Dame's Dominant Defensive Performance, What It Means

    SOUTH BEND, Ind.—Notre Dame and Michigan first squared off in football in 1887. For the first 126 years of the rivalry, the Irish had never shut out the Wolverines. That changed Saturday night, as Notre Dame blanked Michigan, 31-0...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 16 days ago 11,965 reads 25 comments

  22. Everett Golson 2.0 Makes Notre Dame Legitimate Playoff Contenders

    South Bend, Ind.—If Everett Golson could change one thing about Saturday night's 31-0 victory over Michigan, it would've been the student section's song selection...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 16 days ago 14,115 reads 89 comments

  23. BYU Bullies Texas Behind 550 Yards of Offense

    AUSTIN, Texas -- BYU quarterback Taysom Hill ran for three touchdowns in the third quarter, hurdling a defender near the goal line on a 30-yard score.....

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 16 days ago 1,779 reads 4 comments

  24. Golson to Carlisle ND Shutting Door on Michigan, 28-0

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 16 days ago 447 reads 0 comments

  25. Taysom Heisman Hurdle

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