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  • The Rock Report: Irish Rising

    Notre Dame is still that gawky teenager growing through adolescence, but is finally starting to look like what we’ll be when we grow up. Only five games past last years horrific horror and we’re on a completely different plane.

    Saturday is another possible stepping stone: on the road against a ranked team. Eventually we’re going … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Outlast Chirpy Cardinal

    by John Vannie, –

    Notre Dame built a three touchdown lead through three quarters behind the laser sharp passing of Jimmy Clausen and hung on for a 28-21 win over the Stanford Cardinal. Clausen threw for a career high 347 yards and three touchdowns, but the Irish could not put away the cocky visitors … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish in Search of Swagger

    Notre Dame plays its first and only October home game this Saturday as the Fighting Irish host the 3-2 Stanford Cardinal. Jim Harbaugh is in his second season as Stanford’s coach and has been working to changing the image of the program from relatively soft to more aggressive and physical. The Cardinal has improved its … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Allen Leads Irish Romp

    Armando Allen led the way with 247 all-purpose yards and Notre Dame delivered a breakthrough offensive performance on Saturday in a 38-21 thumping of Purdue. The Irish took control in the third quarter behind a rejuvenated running game and timely play action passes by Jimmy Clausen. Allen ran for 134 of Notre Dame’s 201 rushing … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Purdue is a Turning Point for ND

    Notre Dame returns home on Saturday and will attempt to get back on track with a victory over Purdue after hitting a pothole last week in East Lansing. Each team is 2-1 and has turned in relatively inconsistent performances in its first three contests. The Irish hope to use this annual in-state encounter as a … Full Notre Dame News Story