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  • Banged-Up Trojans March on South Bend

    Following a week off for mid-semester break, Notre Dame enters a crucial stretch in its football campaign as the 5-1 Fighting Irish host arch rival USC (6-1) on Saturday evening. The Trojans have endured a rash of injuries to date, but Sam Darnold’s passing acumen has produced victories in all but one contest. Darnold is … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Mid-Term Grades – Defense and Coaching

    Picking up where we left off yesterday, let’s look at the midseason grades for the various components of the defense and special teams. We’ll also add a few words about the coaching staff – the old, the new and the refurbished. Regarding the schedule, the Irish will open the second half of the season with … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Mid-Term Grades – Offense

    Now that half the football season is completed, we can review how the Irish have looked thus far and assess mid-term grades for the various components of the team. While much about the relative strength of this team is still unknown and we don’t yet have the context that will be provided by crucial games … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Smother Hapless Heels

    Notre Dame’s defense turned in a dominating performance on Saturday as the Fighting Irish mauled dysfunctional North Carolina by 33-10. Mike Elko’s much-improved unit recorded three turnovers, a safety, numerous sacks and quarterback pressures, and countless series that ended in three plays and out for the Tar Heels. Meanwhile, Josh Adams and Deon McIntosh had … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Book Trip to North Carolina

    Notre Dame travels to the University of North Carolina on Saturday to battle the Tar Heels, but the Irish may be without the services of a key player – quarterback Brandon Wimbush. A cloak of mystery and disinformation has surrounded Wimbush’s foot injury and status for this game, but prudence suggests that he sit against … Full Notre Dame News Story