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  • Irish Can’t Cruise Over Navy

    A strong second half ground game propelled Notre Dame to a 27-7 lead early in the fourth period, but critical missteps in the final three minutes required that the Irish hang on for dear life to defeat Navy by 27-21 on Saturday. The Midshipmen were largely frustrated in their attempts to execute the option attack … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Talent vs. Execution in Baltimore

    Notre Dame travels to Baltimore on Saturday to play the Naval Academy at M&T; Bank Stadium. The Midshipmen broke a 43 game losing streak to the Irish last season in triple overtime, and hope to prey upon the recent offensive downturn by the struggling visitors. Navy head football coach Ken Niumatalolo has had two weeks … Full Notre Dame News Story

    On The Job Training

    At the this point it’s hard to understand how a realistic fan could have confidence that Notre Dame will improve to championship caliber under Weis. Yes, the talent pipeline is stocked and Notre Dame will be a power two years from now (that’s what happens when good players mature,) but is Weis capable of taking … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Beaten Down in Beantown

    Boston College shut down Notre Dame with its physical, relentless defense and beat the error prone Irish 17-0 on Saturday night in Boston. The Eagles intercepted four passes from Jimmy Clausen, recovered a fumbled punt at a critical juncture and blocked a punt deep in Notre Dame territory. The Irish defense played well and prevented … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish, BC in Must-Win Game

    Notre Dame travels to Boston College on Saturday evening for a game pitting two 5-3 teams badly in need of a victory. The Irish are coming off a devastating overtime loss to Pittsburgh, while the Eagles have dropped consecutive ACC contests to North Carolina and Clemson. The history between these schools and the importance of … Full Notre Dame News Story