1. Exactly How Much Better Will Everett Golson Make Notre Dame in 2014?

    Here’s the million-dollar question for Notre Dame: Can a change at quarterback take a nine-win season and morph it into a 12-win run? Or in other words, can the exit of ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 months ago 17,846 reads 62 comments

  2. What a Difference a Year Makes: Key Stats That Changed Notre Dame's Fate

    A year ago, Notre Dame was in the BCS National Championship. After completing an undefeated regular season against one of the toughest schedules in football, the Irish made it to ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 8 months ago 3,096 reads 30 comments

  3. Notre Dame's Performance in 2013 Pinstripe Bowl Is Irish's Season in a Nutshell

    In the end, Notre Dame left Yankee Stadium a winner. But how they got there was a frustrating exercise that mirrored the Irish's underwhelming season...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 8 months ago 2,353 reads 28 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football: Was Tommy Rees' Career Doomed from the Start?

    It wouldn't be easy to witness the ensuing carnage of a man's decision to bring a knife to a gun fight. Senior Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees was forced into that proverbial ...

    Connor  Killoren Written by Connor Killoren about 9 months ago 10,840 reads 71 comments

  5. Tommy Rees' Last Home Game at Notre Dame Pretty Much Mirrored His Career

    In Tommy Rees' final game at Notre Dame Stadium, the senior quarterback encapsulated an entire career in 60 minutes. There were highs, there were lows. There were good plays and bad...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 9 months ago 6,282 reads 63 comments

  6. Notre Dame Football: Why Tommy Rees is Irish's MVP for 2013

    It was the most watershed of moments. Four months removed from its appearance in the BCS National Championship Game, Notre Dame received a horribly timed knockout blow, the ultimate and fatal strike in a series of debilitating gut punches...

    Connor  Killoren Written by Connor Killoren about 9 months ago 3,640 reads 61 comments

  7. Notre Dame vs. Pitt: The Old Tommy Rees Seems to Surface at Wrong Time for Irish

    Tommy Rees has been fantastic through much of the 2013 season. In fact, Rees is the primary reason the Irish were still in contention for a BCS bowl game in 2013—albeit one with only a small glimmer of hope...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 6,077 reads 123 comments

  8. College Football Week 10 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    Week 10 is the Caesar salad. You eat it not because you truly want to, but you know that when your small, dressing-drenched bowl is empty it will make the filet (Week 11) that much better...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 31,649 reads 20 comments

  9. Notre Dame Football: Tommy Rees Finally Looking Ready for a BCS Bowl Run

    Beating a 1-6 team—now a 1-7 team—does not automatically catapult you to the center of the BCS discussion. It's taking care of business, and assuming it to be anything more is grasping for something beyond what it deserves...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 10 months ago 9,805 reads 58 comments

  10. He May Not Look Like a Hero, but Tommy Rees Is Notre Dame's Only Hope

    There are things you dream of as a kid. A walk-off home run. A buzzer-beater. The game-winning touchdown pass...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 10 months ago 7,288 reads 39 comments

  11. Victory over USC Shows Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees Doesn't Get Enough Credit

    When Tommy Rees is finally done at Notre Dame following the 2013 season—after what will feel like an eternity of eligibility—his legacy will generate a mixed response...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 11 months ago 9,349 reads 71 comments

  12. Tommy Rees Injury: Updates on Notre Dame QB's Neck, Likely Return Date

    Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees left Saturday's game against USC and is currently being evaluated for a concussion after getting hit hard on a sack in the third quarter. Rees was injured on a hit by linebacker Lamar Dawson...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 34,986 reads 103 comments

  13. Irish Grind Sun Devils, Slow Down Game to Earn Much-Needed Win

    Notre Dame walked into the stadium in Texas as a team on the brink of a disastrous season and walked out with a 37-34 victory over Arizona State and a little hope...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 11 months ago 1,581 reads 13 comments

  14. Tommy Rees' Big Game vs. Arizona State Proves Malik Zaire Must Remain on Bench

    Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees has been the object of much scrutiny after a horrendous start to the 2013 season, but he turned things around in a big way against No. 22 Arizona State as the Fighting Irish pulled off the major upset, 37-34...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 4,961 reads 52 comments

  15. Breaking Down How Notre Dame Can Upset Arizona State and Save Its Season

    When the Irish take the field against the Arizona State Sun Devils, the Notre Dame offense has to bring its A-game if Brian Kelly 's team is going to pull out a victory and preserve hopes of a top-notch bowl game...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 11 months ago 6,962 reads 39 comments

  16. Brian Kelly Is Making a Mistake Keeping Tommy Rees as Notre Dame Starting QB

    Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly was likely the most hardheaded kid growing up. Either that, or he remains the most loyal person in the world and refuses to turn his back on the one he believes in most...

    Randy Chambers Written by Randy Chambers about 11 months ago 11,335 reads 191 comments

  17. Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame: 10 Things We Learned from Irish's Loss

    Today's loss to Oklahoma doesn't end Notre Dame's season, but it does put an end to any fading hopes Notre Dame fans had of seeing their Irish play in the BCS National Championship Game for a second-straight season...

    David Luther Written by David Luther about 11 months ago 10,202 reads 72 comments

  18. Tommy Rees' Turnovers Show Malik Zaire Deserves Chance as Notre Dame Starting QB

    Tommy Rees is known for his inconsistency, and the bad side of his erratic play came out against Oklahoma. The Notre Dame quarterback threw three interceptions in the first half, each leading to a touchdown by the opposing team...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 3,424 reads 46 comments

  19. Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame: Top Players to Watch in Saturday's Showdown

    The stage is set for the showdown this Saturday in South Bend between the No. 14 Oklahoma Sooners (3-0) and the No...

    Jared Porter Written by Jared Porter about 11 months ago 369 reads 0 comments

  20. Notre Dame Needs to Feature Cam McDaniel at RB to Free Up Tommy Rees

    Following a 31-24 win at Purdue, the questions about who should get the bulk of the touches at the running back position for the Fighting Irish have been answered...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 12 months ago 14,052 reads 33 comments

  21. Tommy Rees Must See Reduced Role for Notre Dame to Have Successful Season

    In order for Notre Dame to have a successful season, the team will need to put Tommy Rees in a better position to succeed on a constant basis...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 12 months ago 5,459 reads 32 comments

  22. Notre Dame Football: 5 Irish Poised to Dominate Purdue

    Notre Dame's top playmakers needn't search in too arduous a manner to remember the sterling individual performances from the Irish's last trip to West Lafayette, Ind., in October 2011...

    Connor  Killoren Written by Connor Killoren about 12 months ago 5,624 reads 17 comments

  23. Notre Dame Football: Differentiating Tommy Rees and Everett Golson's Offenses

    The identity of the 2013 Notre Dame offense instantly changed in drastic fashion when former starting quarterback Everett Golson was dismissed from the university for academic misconduct...

    Connor  Killoren Written by Connor Killoren about 12 months ago 4,335 reads 18 comments

  24. College Football Underdogs with a Strong Upset Chance in Week 2

    The second week of college football is upon us, and we are coming off of a relatively drama-free Week 1. If there's anything that all college football fans love, it's the underdogs...

    Joe Tacosik Written by Joe Tacosik about 12 months ago 597 reads 0 comments

  25. Notre Dame Football: Michigan's 3 Biggest Weaknesses and How to Exploit Them

    The early season buzz surrounding the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame has been their offense's use of the pistol formation , which will likely be an oft-chosen weapon against a Michigan defense that does indeed have a handful of weaknesses...

    Connor  Killoren Written by Connor Killoren about 12 months ago 8,695 reads 49 comments