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    Irish Invade Texas in Opener

    09.01.2016 · Posted in News

    Notre Dame kicks off its 2016 football campaign on Sunday night against the University of Texas Longhorns in Austin, TX. This is the first time in ten years that the Fighting Irish have played in a true road game to begin the season, as this contest completes a home and home series with Texas that ...

    10th Anniversary NDNation Probability Poll Results

    08.30.2016 · Posted in News

    For the 10th year (happy anniversary)  the NDNation Probability Poll is in and the success of 2015 has created a tiny bit more optimism on average for 2016 and a tiny bit more pessimism at the upper and lower bounds for Brian Kelly’s seventh season. See 2015 results here.

    The probability concept puts a little … ...

    The 10th Anniversary NDNation Probability Poll

    08.24.2016 · Posted in News

    The 10th NDNation Probability Poll is underway. In theory, the probability concept puts a little more thought around predictions than just “ND is favored over X!” We ask every fan to estimate the probability of the Irish winning each game and use that to calculate expectations. Last year, the optimists won out (and this ...

    The Old-School Season

    08.02.2016 · Posted in -Football News, -Football Recruiting

    We’re considered old school here at NDN, and there’s nothing more old school than the season prediction magazines that are a staple of the late summer.  To spend some hours diving in depth into Notre Dame’s season four weeks before it unfolds allows fans to satisfy that football jones that has lay dormant since the ...

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    Brian VanGorder’s Math Problem

    04.10.2016 · Posted in News

    Much like Charlie Weis, Brian VanGorder seems to suffer from a basic math problem that wouldn’t even rate as a good SAT question. His recent comments about “tools” and “inventory” point to a rather simple root cause for Notre Dame’s big play woes: his players don’t have enough practice time to be able to execute ...