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    09.23.2007 · Posted in -Football News

    Notre Dame’s struggles continued on Saturday against Michigan State, as the Spartans defeated the Irish 31-14 to record their sixth straight victory in South Bend. Although Notre Dame scored two touchdowns and began to resurrect its running game, the defense surrendered key plays and the special teams were badly outplayed. The Irish trailed ...

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    09.21.2007 · Posted in -Football News

    Notre Dame returns home to continue the Big Ten portion of the schedule against the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday. The Fighting Irish are winless in three starts and have been pounded by a combined score of 102-13. Coach Charlie Weis has circled the wagons in practice this week in order to create a sense ...

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    09.15.2007 · Posted in -Football News

    In a horrific display of offensive incompetence, Notre Dame football sunk to a level not seen since December 1985 when the Irish were annihilated 38-0 by Michigan on Saturday. The disaster started from the first play of scrimmage when fifth year senior center John Sullivan launched the snap over the head of Armando Allen and ...

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    Big Uglies Battle in Ann Arbor

    09.12.2007 · Posted in -Football News

    After suffering two crushing defeats to start their respective seasons, Michigan and Notre Dame will stagger into the Big House on Saturday like a pair of aging, punch-drunk heavyweights. Each team will start a highly recruited freshman quarterback and attempt to rebuild its foundation for the remainder of this season and beyond. Rather than a ...

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    09.09.2007 · Posted in -Football News

    Despite a promising debut by freshman quarterback Jimmy Clausen, Notre Dame turned in its second consecutive dismal offensive performance as the Irish fell 31-10 to Penn State. While Clausen completed 17 of 32 passes for 144 yards and flashed the talent and poise that fans had hoped to see, the offensive line crumbled around him. ...

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