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  • Bumbling Irish Drop Opener

    Notre Dame outgained South Florida by a two to one margin on Saturday but could not overcome five turnovers in a painful 23-20 loss. The Irish trailed 16-0 at the half after a poor performance by the offense, but a rally led by Tommy Rees also fizzled due to costly miscues. A touchdown with 21 … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Bulls to Test Irish in Opener

    Notre Dame opens the 2011 football season amid a wave of optimism and high expectations in Brian Kelly’s second year as head coach. The Irish finished strong in 2010 with victories over Miami and arch rival USC, and return most of their key players. The visitors from South Florida are coached by Skip Holtz, who … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Kelly, Big-chunk Runs and The Marshall Plan

    (The Rock Report | Notre Dame Football News) – There has been a heavy pre-season focus on the running game at Notre Dame in 2011, but to Kelly the run has always been his ultimate focus. In an article written for peers in coacheschoice.com, Kelly said his scheme, even with a passing emphasis, is … Full Notre Dame News Story