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  • Irish Rally Falls Short

    Freshman quarterback Matt Barkley and his receivers torched Notre Dame’s porous defense for 380 yards as USC won its eighth straight over the Irish by 34-27. A furious fourth quarter rally led by Jimmy Clausen and Golden Tate fell a few yards shorts of a tying touchdown as the clock ran out.

    The Trojans were … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Stewing Irish Await USC

    The USC Trojans invade Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday in pursuit of their eighth consecutive victory over the Irish. Both teams are 4-1 with last minute road losses against opponents they should have beaten, and both are coming off a bye week in their schedules. Several key players on each side are returning from injury … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Charlie’s Big Bet

    (The Rock Report) – Weis is betting big on the USC game this week. Not necessarily to win, but with the future of the program. There will be between 10 and 15 four and five-star recruits on campus as the Irish look to break the Trojans’ seven year stranglehold. As noted by Tom Lemming in … Full Notre Dame News Story

    21st Century Irish

    I’ve long pushed for Notre Dame to enter the 21st century and take advantage of technological opportunities to make the fan experience better. I’m also a staunch opponent of any kind of “big screen” in Notre Dame Stadium, preferring those who want the entertainment to provide for themselves rather than affect my game experience.

    So … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Stand Up to Huskies

    Notre Dame’s defense rose up late in the game to give Jimmy Clausen and the offense a chance to come back in a 37-30 overtime victory against the Washington Huskies. The Irish stonewalled quarterback Jake Locker in three goal line series to rescue the team from certain defeat, while Robert Hughes’ touchdown in overtime finally … Full Notre Dame News Story