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  • Temple Hopes to Frighten Irish

    Notre Dame returns to action after a much-needed bye week to take on the undefeated Temple Owls on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The Fighting Irish may not have circled this game on the schedule in August, but Matt Rhule’s program has exceeded expectations in his third year at the helm. The Owls … Full Notre Dame News Story

    A Premature Playoff Conversation

    Since it’s a bye week for Notre Dame and the Fighting Irish have only one loss to date, my thoughts drifted to the initial rankings to be issued by the playoff committee on November 3, and what help Notre Dame may need to slide into a top four spot at the end of the season. … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Outlast USC in Epic Slugfest

    In a game dominated by offensive playmakers and seismic momentum shifts, Notre Dame dominated the fourth quarter and outlasted the explosive USC Trojans by 41-31 on Saturday evening. The Irish trailed by 31-24 late in the third quarter, but two 90-yard drives and a pair of interceptions by their much-maligned defense gave the hosts a … Full Notre Dame News Story

    USC Arrives Carrying Heavy Baggage

    Notre Dame will host archrival USC on Saturday in a game that has become even more significant than usual in determining the near term future of both programs. The Fighting Irish are hanging onto slim playoff hopes and have precious few remaining opportunities to put an impressive victory on the board against a quality opponent, … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Strong Second Half Boosts Irish Over Navy

    C.J. Prosise ran for 129 yards and three touchdowns, while DeShone Kizer passed for 281 yards as Notre Dame handed Navy its first loss of the season by 41-24 on Saturday. The Midshipmen hung with the Irish throughout the first half, but a fumble on the second half kickoff led to a touchdown by Prosise … Full Notre Dame News Story