(Notre Dame Football News) – Michigan State’s head coach Mark Dantonio shocked Notre Dame by calling a successful fake field goal in overtime to give the Spartans a 34-31 victory on Saturday night. Trailing 31-28 after a David Ruffer kick put the Irish ahead, the Spartans failed to gain ground and lined up for the … Full Notre Dame News Story
(Notre Dame Football News) – Notre Dame travels to East Lansing on Saturday evening to play the Michigan State Spartans. The 1-1 Irish are coming off a disappointing loss to Michigan last week and are determined to get back on the winning track. The last time Notre Dame lost to both the Wolverines and Spartans … Full Notre Dame News Story
Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson shredded the Notre Dame defense for 288 yards rushing on 28 carries on Saturday, and his last two yard run with 27 seconds remaining secured the winning points in a 28-24 Wolverine victory. Both teams gained over 500 yards on offense, but the Irish committed three turnovers to none for Michigan.
Notre Dame and Michigan will battle on Saturday in a game featuring teams that desperately want to regain national prominence, especially at the other’s expense. The Wolverines, who are in their third year under Rich Rodriguez, made a strong statement by defeating UConn last week after two forgettable seasons had created significant unrest in Ann … Full Notre Dame News Story
Notre Dame was far from dominant on Saturday, but the Irish stopped Purdue when it counted for a 23-12 victory in the season opener for both teams. Brian Kelly’s squad showed considerable improvement in the running game, and the performance of both the defense and special teams was very encouraging. Quarterback Dayne Crist looked sharp … Full Notre Dame News Story