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Alabama Comes Up Roses

Heisman Trophy finalists Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith combined for three touchdowns to lead top-ranked Alabama to a 31-14 Rose Bowl victory over Notre Dame. The Crimson Tide displayed their superior athleticism to jump out to a quick 14-0 lead before the Fighting Irish settled down and made a game of it. Ultimately, Notre Dame…

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The Tide Looks Like a Tsunami

Notre Dame (10-1) will face top ranked Alabama (11-0) in the first national playoff semifinal on Friday. The venue will retain its original billing as the Rose Bowl, but due to ongoing COVID restrictions in California the teams will play in Arlington, Texas. The Fighting Irish have reached the Final Four in two of the…

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Notes from the Geetar: A Notre Dame Christmas Story

  As the calendar inexorably barrels towards the birth of Christ, thoughts turn from the drudgery of the winter of our COVID-ey discontent to the impossible combination of serenity and insanity that is the end-of-year holiday season. Unable to keep my mind on work (or at least less able than I usually am), I chose…

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Lawrence Leads Tiger Beat-Down

Trevor Lawrence shook off an early interception, then proceeded to put on an NFL-worthy display of passing skill and running ability in leading Clemson to a 34-10 victory over Notre Dame in the ACC Championship Game. The Tigers were more aggressive on both sides of the ball from the opening whistle. They also demonstrated superior…

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Irish vs. Clemson: The Rematch

Six weeks removed from their epic double overtime slugfest in South Bend, Notre Dame and Clemson will square off again in the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game. This battle will be waged in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday afternoon with no more than 5,240 fans in attendance. Millions more will watch the ABC national television…

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