1. The Only Good News for the Big Ten

    The Big Ten is going through the definition of rough times right now. Let's just look at their stats. They have two schools on probation, three losses to the MAC, three losses to the PAC-12 and three losses to Notre Dame...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 148 reads 0 comments

  2. Notre Dame Needs to Enjoy Bob Diaco While They Still Have Him

    Notre Dame's defense is as good as any defense in the country right now. If you didn't believe it after holding LeVeon Bell to less than 80 yards, you should believe it now after ...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 3,177 reads 4 comments

  3. Notre Dame Football: The Irish Win an Ugly One Against Michigan

    The bad news is that Notre Dame played their worst game of the year against Michigan. The good news is that they still won. For the first time since 2002, Notre Dame is 4-0. As ugly of a game as this was, the Irish still found a way to win...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 3,201 reads 11 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football: Stopping Denard Robinson Is Key to Irish Victory

    These are definitely exciting times for Notre Dame. Their new agreement with the ACC will be great for both sides. They are 3-0 for the first time since 2002...

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  5. Big Ten Football: 2 Teams That Have Impressed

    It is definitely not a good time to be a fan of Big Ten Football. First, there was the really long offseason for Penn State and all the nonsense they had to deal with. Then when the season started it was a rough first weekend...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Opposing Defenses Can No Longer Be One-Dimensional

    After Notre Dame opened the season in Dublin, Ireland by pounding Navy, it appeared as though the strength of its offense would be a dominant rushing attack...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 1,496 reads 8 comments

  7. Notre Dame Football: What Do You Think of the Fighting Irish Now?

    The year was 2002 and the head coach was Tyrone Willingham. That is the last time Notre Dame was 3-0. The year was 2006 and Brady Quinn was the quarterback. That is the last time Notre Dame was ranked as high as No...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 3,047 reads 28 comments

  8. Notre Dame and Michigan State Will Have Similar Game Plans

    With the news about Notre Dame being all about the ACC , it is important to remember that the Irish have a big game this week against tradition Big Ten rival Michigan State...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 276 reads 3 comments

  9. Notre Dame Football: Would a 2-Quarterback System Really Be That Bad?

    It is a general rule in football that if you have two or three quarterbacks, then you really don't have any. In most cases, that rule is true. It is also true that there are exceptions to every rule...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 1,509 reads 31 comments

  10. Notre Dame Fans Can Boo Tommy Rees All They Want

    Everett Golson looked great in his first start in Notre Dame Stadium. He threw for 288 yards and a touchdown against Purdue. He also had a three-yard touchdown run that was all effort...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 1,068 reads 6 comments

  11. Notre Dame Football: Purdue Can't Be Overlooked

    As Notre Dame prepares for the Big Ten part of its season, the Fighting Irish once again will face their traditional opponents in Purdue and the two Michigan schools...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 2,652 reads 24 comments

  12. Notre Dame Football: Life Lessons Taught in Impressive Win over Navy

    After an offseason that Notre Dame would love to forget, the Irish went back to their roots and opened their season in Ireland. Notre Dame dominated Navy from the start, and the Midshipmen defense was no match for the Irish rushing attack...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 1,061 reads 18 comments

  13. Brady Quinn with Another Solid Preseason; Is This the Year It Matters?

    Earlier this week, Romeo Crennel named Brady Quinn Matt Cassel's backup. On Thursday, Quinn validated that with another solid performance against the Packers . It was a good decision to bring him in on a drive that Cassel started...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 1,909 reads 0 comments

  14. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football: Another 0-2 Start Might Doom Brian Kelly

    Here it was about a year ago when Notre Dame fans were anticipating the start of another season. South Florida came to South Bend, and the Irish were excited about the opportunity to possibly get back to the BCS...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about almost 2 years ago 668 reads 2 comments

  15. I Am Christian and I Am Sick of Tim Tebow

    When Tim Tebow was at Florida, he was one of my favorite players in football at all levels. That was not only because he is arguably the best college football player ever, but also because he was a strong man of faith...

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  16. Notre Dame-Kansas: The Bowl Matchup That We Must See

    When Charlie Weis was the head coach of Notre Dame, he recruited a young man to be the eventual replacement to Jimmy Clausen. That, of course, was Dayne Crist...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about 2 years ago 1,585 reads 48 comments

  17. Notre Dame Quarterback Tommy Rees Deserves Better from Irish Fans

    These past few years being a Notre Dame fan has had definitely its share of downs. The 3-9 season was probably the lowest. However, during that season never once was I embarrassed to be an Irish fan...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about 2 years ago 405 reads 17 comments

  18. When Will the Cleveland Browns Ever Learn How to Develop a Quarterback?

    It has been said that those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it. The Cleveland Browns are a perfect example of that. Since they came back into the NFL , the Browns have been looking for that franchise quarterback...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about 2 years ago 224 reads 51 comments

  19. 2012 NFL Draft: What If Indianapolis Colts Drafted Andrew Suck?

    With the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft , the Indianapolis Colts selected quarterback Andrew Luck from Stanford. That announcement came as a surprise to nobody. That was expected to happen since the end of the regular season...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about 2 years ago 651 reads 3 comments

  20. 2012 NFL Draft Is a Positive Sign for Notre Dame Football

    Brian Kelly's first two years at Notre Dame have been back-to-back 8-5 seasons. That is quite mediocre and certainly not up to standards for the Fighting Irish...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about 2 years ago 2,667 reads 17 comments

  21. Notre Dame Football: Everett Golson Makes Strong Case in Blue-Gold Game

    Going into Notre Dame's Blue-Gold game to end the spring football season, most of the talk was on the four-man quarterback race between Tommy Rees, Andrew Hendrix , Everett Golson and freshman Gunner Kiel...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about over 2 years ago 2,747 reads 29 comments

  22. Why I Disagree with My Pastor About Tim Tebow

    It has been about two years since I gave my heart to Jesus. Prior to that I was a religious skeptic for most of my life. But something clicked a couple years ago and following Jesus suddenly made sense to me...

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  23. Brady Quinn Signing with the Kansas City Chiefs Discredits Negative Beliefs

    Last week, the Kansas City Chiefs added depth at the quarterback position by signing once highly touted Brady Quinn . After a great career at Notre Dame, Quinn seemed destined for NFL greatness...

    Erin McLaughlin Written by Erin McLaughlin about over 2 years ago 5,768 reads 8 comments

  24. Denver Broncos: What Brady Quinn Should Just Say

    Last week Brady Quinn made headlines. Unfortunately, it was not for anything he has done on the field. That is not surprising since he hasn't been on the field (except for preseason) once in the two years he's been with Denver...

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  25. Niccolo Porcella: Professional Surfer Interviewed by Maui H2O

    Maui H2O had a chance to speak with Maui’s own professional surfer Niccolo Porcella . Niccolo surfs the biggest waves at Jaws and all around the world...

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