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  • Irish Opponent Watch

    Although Notre Dame’s school administration refused to schedule a game this weekend, the rest of the college football world decided it was time to play. Here’s a brief look at how future Irish opponents fared in their openers. The 5-6 aggregate mark included a few stunning losses and a pair of impressive wins by Navy … Full Notre Dame News Story


    There is plenty of Kool-Aid being sold in South Bend these days, and I’m surprised by the numbers of folks that are more than eager to guzzle it. Perhaps it’s an elixir that will erase the painful memories of Notre Dame’s 2007 season while pumping up expectations for a splendid campaign in 2008. In any … Full Notre Dame News Story

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    Lou Holtz coached at Notre Dame for eleven years before the University orchestrated his departure in 1996. Four head coaches have presided over the eleven seasons that followed, including a one-week stint by George O’Leary. These campaigns have resulted in a 78-56 overall record (Holtz was 100-30-2), four losing seasons, no season with fewer than … Full Notre Dame News Story


    Notre Dame closed its most forgettable season in nearly a half century with a 21-14 victory at Stanford in a mistake-filled game by both teams. The Irish committed four turnovers and squandered several scoring opportunities, while the defense had just enough fuel left to stop the Cardinal in the final seconds. Notre Dame won because … Full Notre Dame News Story