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  • Irish Can’t Close at Michigan

    Tate Forcier’s five yard touchdown pass to Greg Mathews with eleven seconds remaining gave the Michigan Wolverines a dramatic 38-34 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday in Ann Arbor. The Irish had fought back to overcome a 31-20 deficit in the fourth quarter to take a 34-31 lead with just over five minutes left, but … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Contender or Pretender?

    by John Vannie

    Notre Dame and Michigan square off at the Big House on Saturday in a game that will provide a boost to one program’s rebuilding efforts while relegating the other to the dreaded “wait until next year” mode. Yes, I did say “rebuilding” in the context of Michigan and Notre Dame football, where … Full Notre Dame News Story

    McCarthy & Smith Press Conference Transcripts

    UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME MEDIA CONFERENCE

    September 9, 2009 Q. It seems as if Coach Tenuta had — obviously, he’s always had a very aggressive approach to calling plays on defense. He seemed ultra aggressive last week. Is it to the point now with him that you almost expect — I mean, more often than … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Clausen & Olsen Press Conference Transcripts

    UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME MEDIA CONFERENCE September 9, 2009

    THE MODERATOR: We’ve got Jimmy Clausen, and Eric Olsen here at the front table. We’ll start with the questions from the media first before we take any questions from the callers.

    Q. Was this a game that you watched much growing up? Do you remember watching … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Weis Post-Game Press Conference Script

    UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME MEDIA CONFERENCE

    September 5, 2009

    Charlie Weis

    COACH WEIS: All right. Fire away.

    Q. It looked like a continuation of the last time you played, and it’s been an awful long time. But how were you able to go from that game to this game pretty seamlessly from the way you … Full Notre Dame News Story