Author: John Vannie

Rejuvenated Irish Battle Navy

Notre Dame (6-3) travels to Baltimore on Saturday to play the Naval Academy (3-6) in M&T Bank Stadium. The Fighting Irish have found their footing in recent weeks with convincing wins over ranked opponents and will arrive in the Charm City brimming with confidence. Navy and Notre Dame have met each season since 1927 except…

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Irish Humble Clemson by 35-14

A certain skeptic who shall not be named looked at this matchup earlier in the week. Two more interceptions including a pick-six? Not bloody likely. Will we see another punt block resulting in a touchdown? You’re dreaming. How about a ground game that produces over 250 yards? That won’t happen against the impregnable Clemson front…

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Irish, Tigers Ready for Battle

Notre Dame (5-3) hosts fourth ranked Clemson (8-0) on Saturday evening in the marquee game of this season’s home schedule. The Fighting Irish have built a semblance of momentum over the past two weeks. They are riding a strong ground game, an improved defense, and lights out special teams as they strive to reach their…

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Irish Discover Turnovers in Win

Notre Dame had intercepted only one pass this season until the light went on Saturday in the JMA Wireless Dome. The Fighting Irish started the day with a pick-six by Brandon Joseph and demoralized the Orange in the fourth quarter with a diving grab by linebacker Marist Liufau. The latter play put a fork in…

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Irish Season at the Crossroads

Notre Dame (4-3) travels to Syracuse, NY on Saturday to play the 16th ranked Orange at the sold out JMA Wireless Dome. The Fighting Irish continue to strive for consistency after a series of uneven performances this season, whether in victory or defeat. A road win over a solid and highly regarded Syracuse squad would…

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