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  • Defensive Collapse Renders Mission Impossible

    Conrad Ukropina drilled a 45-yard field goal as time expired to give the Stanford Cardinal a 38-36 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday night. The Irish had gone ahead by a point with just 30 seconds remaining on a two yard bootleg by DeShone Kizer, but Brian VanGorder’s defense collapsed by allowing Stanford quarterback Kevin … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Playoff Road Goes Through Stanford

    The Notre Dame football team has departed Boston, celebrated Thanksgiving on campus, and will continue its cross-country journey to Palo Alto, CA to play the Stanford Cardinal in the regular season finale on Saturday evening. The Irish have fallen to sixth in the current playoff rankings by virtue of an unimpressive 19-16 victory over 3-8 … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Bumbling Irish Outlast Eagles

    Notre Dame survived five turnovers, a torrent of dropped passes and numerous other near-disasters, but managed to squeak past Boston College by 19-16 in a game that did more to damage the playoff prospects of the Irish than help them. All five giveaways occurred in Eagle territory, and three of them were inside the ten … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Invade Eagles’ Turf

    Notre Dame travels to New England this weekend to play the Boston College Eagles in the first college football game at Fenway Park since 1956. The 9-1 Irish continue to be ranked fourth in the latest Playoff Committee poll and have no margin for error, while the 3-7 Eagles are looking to make their season … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Sleepy Irish Survive Wake-up Call

    Josh Adams had a record 98-yard touchdown run and DeShone Kizer ran for two scores as Notre Dame eased past a surprisingly spunky Wake Forest squad by 28-7 on Saturday. The Irish moved to 9-1 on the season, but detractors will claim the victory lacked style points that might be required to maintain the number … Full Notre Dame News Story