1. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Stanford Cardinal Complete Game Preview

    As the calendar turns to October, Notre Dame faces the most important stretch of its 2014 season. After playing its most uneven game of the season in an ugly 31-15 victory over Syracuse, ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 day ago 9,967 reads 41 comments

  2. Notre Dame Still Has a Long Way to Go Before It Can Beat Florida State

    It's not fair to say that Notre Dame went on prime-time television and laid an egg. But the Irish's 31-15 victory over Syracuse produced more questions than it answered...

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  3. Notre Dame Football: Lou Holtz Weighs in on Playoffs, Investigation

    Stop me if you've heard this one: Lou Holtz likes Notre Dame. But after years of serving as a punching bag on ESPN for his pro-Irish delusions, the former Notre Dame coach and current TV pseudo-psychologist, Dr...

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  4. Notre Dame Academic Investigation Has Dragged on Long Enough

    Over the past few weeks, football fans have gotten a legal crash course from the unlikeliest of places: football. San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has lectured us on constitutional law...

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  5. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Syracuse Orange Complete Game Preview

    After a much-needed week off, Notre Dame begins its ACC scheduling commitment when it heads east to take on Syracuse...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: The Good and the Bad at the Bye Week

    Notre Dame's 3-0 start has Irish fans feeling good about 2014. And it should. Brian Kelly 's second three-game winning streak to start the season is one more than Bob Davie, Tyrone Willingham and Charlie Weis combined...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: The One Fix Brian Kelly Must Make During the Bye Week

    As Notre Dame takes its first week off, the Irish find themselves in an enviable position—an undefeated record, a difficult schedule looking less daunting by the week and ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 15 days ago 14,995 reads 37 comments

  8. 3 Reasons Notre Dame Fans Should Be Worried After Purdue Game

    When Notre Dame wakes up on Sunday morning, Brian Kelly 's team will likely be ranked in the Top 10. They'll also have an inside track to a spot in the College Football Playoff that ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 17 days ago 17,907 reads 47 comments

  9. 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 22 days ago 13,603 reads 47 comments

  10. 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...

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  11. Notre Dame vs. Michigan: 5 Keys to an Irish Victory

    Saturday evening, Notre Dame and Michigan will play the final scheduled game of a rivalry defined by contentious stops and starts...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 26 days ago 7,367 reads 7 comments

  12. Everett Golson's Redemption Story Riding on Michigan Game

    The recent memories of 2012 shouldn't feel fuzzy quite yet. But as often happens with the lore of yesteryear, memories blur...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 28 days ago 40,180 reads 175 comments

  13. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines Complete Game Preview

    Notre Dame welcomes Michigan to South Bend in the last scheduled matchup between college football's two most winningest programs...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 29 days ago 20,307 reads 212 comments

  14. Everett Golson's Return, New Weapons Give Notre Dame Pop It Needs on Offense

    After consecutive three-and-outs to start Notre Dame's season opener against Rice, Brian Kelly 's hunch that his rebooted spread offense was ready to score points by the bushel looked like wishful preseason thinking...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 8,840 reads 43 comments

  15. Notre Dame Football: 5 Takeaways from the Irish's Final Depth Chart

    With game week here, Notre Dame released their official two-deep depth chart on Tuesday afternoon. While Brian Kelly did his best to downplay the exercise, joking that sports information ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 13,066 reads 21 comments

  16. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Rice Owls Complete Game Preview

    After an eventful preseason camp, Notre Dame will kickoff its 2014 season when Rice visits South Bend on Saturday afternoon...

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  17. Notre Dame Football: Depth-Chart Analysis, Complete 2014 Preview and Predictions

    Last week, the college football world recalibrated its expectations for Notre Dame after the indefinite suspensions of starters DaVaris Daniels, KeiVarae Russell and Ishaq Williams...

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  18. Notre Dame Football: In Search of Clues to Brian VanGorder's Defensive Strategy

    SOUTH BEND, Ind.—With assistant coaches and a select group of players available to the media Tuesday at Notre Dame, I went out in search of clues, trying to unravel the mystery of Brian VanGorder 's defense...

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  19. Meet Notre Dame's New Starters for 2014

    With Notre Dame's 2014 season thrown into chaos with the announced suspension of four players , the Irish will be forced to depend on a few more new faces this season...

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  20. What Academic Suspensions Would Mean for Notre Dame on the Field in 2014

    Just as the stars seemed to be aligning for Brian Kelly 's Notre Dame football team, the cloud of another academic scandal threatens to push the season off course...

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  21. Perfect Time for Brian Kelly to Name Everett Golson as Notre Dame's Starting QB

    With all apologies to Malik Zaire, the time for quarterback battles is over. Less than three weeks to the season opener against Rice, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly named senior Everett Golson his starting quarterback on Wednesday...

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  22. Notre Dame TE Tyler Luatua Is College Football's Most Versatile 270-lb Freshman

    Notre Dame traditionalists, take solace. While the Irish lost the natural grass in Notre Dame Stadium, they might have gained a fullback...

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  23. Breaking Down Notre Dame's Latest Depth Chart Moves Midway Through Fall Camp

    After Notre Dame's first week of fall camp, Brian Kelly 's Irish squad is beginning to come into focus. With the team spending their first five days at the Culver Military Academy, ...

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  24. What NCAA's Power-5 Autonomy Ruling Means for Notre Dame

    You can ruin a good thing. So while on paper, the NCAA's approved restructuring to give the power-five conferences autonomy over their own governance makes sense, it also pushes us closer to the end of college sports as we know it...

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  25. Notre Dame Football: Development Needs to Come Quickly on Defense

    NCAA rules limit the amount of time teams can spend on the field during their first week. So while two hours feels gone in an instant, a football coach would point out there are 22 hours left to get more work accomplished...

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