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
by John Vannie
(Notre Dame Football News) – Notre Dame kicks off the Brian Kelly era on Saturday as the Irish play host to Purdue. The Boilermakers are led by second year coach Danny Hope, who managed to defeat Ohio State and Michigan last season while suffering a narrow defeat to the Irish. Wishful thinking … Full Notre Dame News Story
(Notre Dame Football News ) – I’m not sure where Old Man’s guide to surviving the off-season ( which details the normal ebb and flow of Irish emotion during the off-season) resides right now, but it appears that four straight bumbled hires have at least temporarily caused flow interruptus. Pre-season hopes, especially in a coaching … Full Notre Dame News Story