1. Notre Dame Doesn't Want ASU Game to Come Down to Final Play

    If Notre Dame plays according to its plan on Saturday, another game with major playoff implications won't be decided in the final seconds.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 91 reads 0 comments

  2. Irish Defense Adjusts to Life Without Joe Schmidt

    Last year's Arizona State game served as a coming-out party of sorts for Jaylon Smith, as the then-freshman tallied a then-career high nine tackles, forced a fumble and began to resemble the five-star stud Notre Dame had signed out of high school...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 78 reads 0 comments

  3. Notre Dame Football: How Would Irish Fare in SEC in 2014?

    "Yeah, but they'd finish no better than fifth in the SEC." Versions of the above statement frequently pop up on Twitter and in online message boards, usually by critics ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 17,266 reads 202 comments

  4. 5-Star QB Malik Henry, a 2016 Notre Dame Recruiting Target, Set to Announce

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  5. Will Another Notre Dame Linebacker Break out vs. Arizona State?

    Jaylon Smith's first truly big game at the college level came against Arizona State a year ago, with the then-freshman leading Notre Dame in tackles in a 37-34 win over the eventual Pac-12 South champs...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 62 reads 0 comments

  6. Notre Dame, Arizona State Defenses Going in Opposite Directions

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  7. Notre Dame's Everett Golson Called 'Key to Their Whole Offense'

    Notre Dame's Everett Golson is having one of the best seasons by a quarterback in the school's storied history, and Arizona State coach Todd Graham knows stopping him is a must when the teams meet Saturday night in Tempe...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 170 reads 0 comments

  8. ND's Brian Kelly Previews Top-10 CFP Battle

    Notre Dame fought off a persistent Navy team in week ten of the college football season to improve to 7-1 and remains #10 in the second College Football Playoff Rankings...

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  9. Can Brian Kelly's Political Savvy Help Irish Make the College Football Playoff?

    The son of an alderman. The aide to a Massachusetts state senator. Experience on the presidential campaign trail. Brian Kelly came to Notre Dame looking like both a successful football coach and a polished political candidate...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 3,561 reads 15 comments

  10. Notre Dame Football: Everything Irish Fans Need to Know About Arizona State

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame football stayed put at No. 10 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, but the Irish have a juicy opportunity to nab an impressive victory Saturday against No...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 3 months ago 7,205 reads 10 comments

  11. Golson Named Semifinalist for Davey O'Brien Award

    Notre Dame's Everett Golson on Tuesday was named one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award, given each season to the most outstanding quarterback in the country.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 95 reads 0 comments

  12. Ticket Prices Soaring for ASU-Notre Dame Game

    Arizona State's Saturday showdown with Notre Dame carries major College Football Playoff implications, and the ticket prices reflect just that.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 96 reads 0 comments

  13. Justin Utupo's Dedication to Notre Dame Pays off vs. Navy

    Sheldon Day and James Onwualu pressured Keenan Reynolds and forced a throw that seemed to seek out Justin Utupo's left hand.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  14. Brian Kelly: Notre Dame Doesn't Schedule 'Glorified Byes'

    Perhaps sensing Notre Dame is losing the perception battle when it comes to its strength of schedule, coach Brian Kelly fired a few shots Tuesday in the Irish's defense, saying Notre ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 270 reads 0 comments

  15. Injured Notre Dame Linebacker Joe Schmidt Won't Go Away

    Life after senior middle linebacker Joe Schmidt's season-ending ankle injury got a little more muddled instead of defined over the past couple of days, with Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly wanting to tinker on the practice field first...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 105 reads 0 comments

  16. Is the CFP Committee Disrespecting the Notre Dame Fighting Irish?

    The College Football Playoff committee released its rankings on Tuesday, and for the second week in a row, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are sitting at No. 10...

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  17. Debate: Who Has Been the Notre Dame's MVP so Far?

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  18. The Future Is Now for Notre Dame's Morgan

    Perhaps the most telling moment about where freshman linebacker Nyles Morgan's college football career is eventually headed happened months before he arrived at Notre Dame this summer...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 268 reads 0 comments

  19. Notre Dame-Arizona State: Post-Navy Woes or Pac-12 Body Blows?

    Notre Dame hasn't fared well in recent years after playing Navy: Losses to Pitt and Tulsa have sandwiched one-possession wins over Wake Forest and Purdue in the Brian Kelly era.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  20. Notre Dame's Offense Thriving with Tarean Folston's Growth

    Notre Dame faced a third-and-six on Navy's 33-yard line with a three-point lead late in Saturday's game at FedEx Field.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 135 reads 0 comments

  21. Schmidt Injury Brings New Set of Questions for Irish

    Brian Kelly was talking Sunday about shifting out of the mentality of facing Navy when he mentioned that his players were already thinking on the flight home about getting back to their base defense...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 120 reads 0 comments

  22. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Arizona State Sun Devils: Odds, Analysis and Pick

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish must enjoy their trips out west, considering they're 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games visiting Pac -12 teams...

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  23. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Complete Game Preview

    For as important as Saturday afternoon's showdown is for both Notre Dame and Arizona State's playoff resumes, the game between the Irish and the Sun Devils almost didn't happen...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 18,420 reads 37 comments

  24. With Joe Schmidt Out, Notre Dame Turns to Nyles Morgan in Crunch Time

    Last week, Jaylon Smith responded to a question about Joe Schmidt's impact on Notre Dame's defense with this bit of analysis.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  25. Notre Dame's Golson, Smith Named to Maxwell, Bednarik Lists

    Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson and linebacker Jaylon Smith were named semifinalists for the Maxwell and Bednarik Awards on Monday, respectively.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 219 reads 0 comments