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  • Clausen Leads Great Escape

    Jimmy Clausen limped off the bench with three minutes left to lead Notre Dame on a game-winning drive as the Irish rallied past Purdue by 24-21 on Saturday night. The Heisman hopeful hit Kyle Rudolph with a two yard scoring pass with just 29 seconds remaining. Dayne Crist had played most of the way at … Full Notre Dame News Story


    Notre Dame will visit Purdue on Saturday for a night game against this traditional in-state rival. The Boilermakers are coached by Danny Hope, who took over for Joe Tiller this season after serving one year as associate head coach. Hope previously guided Eastern Kentucky to a 35-22 record from 2003 through 2007. This year, Purdue … Full Notre Dame News Story

    McCarthy Saves Irish, Weis

    Kyle McCarthy’s interception inside the five yard line with 57 seconds left preserved a much needed 33-30 victory for the Fighting Irish against Michigan State. Notre Dame had taken the lead with 5:18 remaining on a perfectly thrown 33-yard pass from Jimmy Clausen to Golden Tate, but a tired Irish defense had to hold off … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Rebounding Effort

    by John Vannie

    The Michigan State Spartans visit Notre Dame on Saturday as both teams try to get back on track after disappointing losses last week. While the Irish failed to close the deal against Michigan in Ann Arbor, the Spartans gave away a tight contest at home to Central Michigan by failing to recover … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Can’t Close at Michigan

    Tate Forcier’s five yard touchdown pass to Greg Mathews with eleven seconds remaining gave the Michigan Wolverines a dramatic 38-34 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday in Ann Arbor. The Irish had fought back to overcome a 31-20 deficit in the fourth quarter to take a 34-31 lead with just over five minutes left, but … Full Notre Dame News Story