Author: John Vannie

Irish Roll the Dice vs. BYU

Notre Dame continues its Shamrock Series tradition with a visit to Las Vegas, Nevada where they will play host to Brigham Young University on Saturday evening. The Fighting Irish (2-2) enjoyed a bye week after their victory over North Carolina while the Cougars (4-1) defeated Utah State last Thursday. Coach Marcus Freeman hopes the extra…

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Irish Offense Emerges at UNC

Notre Dame found a rhythm after a slow start and built a 45-20 lead early in the fourth quarter, only to get sloppy down the stretch before securing a 45-32 victory over North Carolina. The Fighting Irish physically dominated the Tar Heels after spotting them a 7-0 advantage in the first period. Audric Estime led…

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Irish Brace for Carolina Attack

Notre Dame travels to ACC country on Saturday to take on the University of North Carolina. The high-scoring Tar Heels were idle last week after beating three smaller, non-conference schools in alarmingly unimpressive fashion. Meanwhile, the (1-2) Fighting Irish are seeking to build on last week’s home victory over California. This game will be nationally…

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Irish Show Grit in First Win

Not only did Notre Dame record its first win in the Marcus Freeman era, they won the game three times. Protecting a 24-17 advantage with a minute remaining, the Fighting Irish stopped a desperation drive by Cal when a Hail Mary pass from Jack Plummer finally touched the turf in the end zone. This ended…

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Fuming Irish Tackle the Bears

Notre Dame will battle the University of California at Berkeley in South Bend on Saturday afternoon. This is the first meeting of these teams since 1967 and it comes at a time when the Fighting Irish are reeling from a pair of losses on the field and a devastating injury. The Bears won their first…

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