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Notre Dame’s 2022 Offense

As a follow-up to our recent analysis of the 2022 Notre Dame defensive personnel and depth chart, we’ve prepared a similar evaluation of the offense. Seven of the players who started in the Fiesta Bowl on this side of the ball will return in 2022. Four open spots must be filled, but this does not…

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Roster Taking Shape for 2022

Now that the date for NFL draft declarations has passed, we can take a first look at Notre Dame’s football lineup for 2022. Although several months of work lie ahead before Coach Marcus Freeman announces his offensive and defensive starters, we will make a few educated guesses and projections now and refine them during the…

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Pokes Foil Freeman’s First Rodeo

Oklahoma State spotted Notre Dame a 28-7 lead before roaring back to defeat the Fighting Irish by 37-35 in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl. Marcus Freeman’s head coaching debut started well, but he and his staff had no answer to strategic adjustments by the Cowboys that exposed glaring weaknesses on both sides of the ball. Notre…

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Irish Must Cowboy Up in Fiesta

Fifth-ranked Notre Dame (11-1) begins the Marcus Freeman era on New Year’s Day with a matchup against ninth-ranked Oklahoma State (11-2) in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl. Freeman was named head coach a month ago when his predecessor abandoned ship for LSU after twelve seasons in South Bend. It’s been a busy month of recruiting and…

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Irish Accept Fiesta Bowl Bid

After just missing the four-team college football playoff, fifth-ranked Notre Dame will play in the Fiesta Bowl on January 1 in Glendale, Arizona against the ninth-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys. The game becomes the head coaching debut for Marcus Freeman, who was named to lead the Irish on December 3. The last victory for Notre Dame…

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