Author: John Vannie

Herd Tramples Hapless Irish

Marshall came into Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday with a mature group of confident athletes and a well-conceived scheme on both sides of the ball. Meanwhile, the Fighting Irish turned in their most inept offensive performance since 2007 while the defense broke down again with the game on the line. The result was a 26-21…

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Irish Ready to Win

Notre Dame hosts Marshall University in its home opener on Saturday afternoon in search of its first victory in the Marcus Freeman era. The Fighting Irish earned national respect last week in a tough road loss to Ohio State while identifying several areas where improvement is required. The Thundering Herd is coming off a lopsided…

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Buckeyes Grind Down Irish

Clutch passes by C.J. Stroud and powerful runs by Miyan Williams fueled a dominant second half by Ohio State as the Buckeyes rallied to defeat Notre Dame by 21-10 on Saturday. The Irish led 10-7 at the half but the hosts took control of the line of scrimmage as the game wore on. Two long…

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Freeman Leads Irish into Columbus

Notre Dame opens its 2022 season on Saturday night on the road against the Ohio State Buckeyes. The pundits have picked the uber-talented hosts to win the national championship this season. That is understandable given their prolific aerial attack and three legitimate Heisman Trophy candidates. The Fighting Irish feature a veteran defense and a youthful…

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Questions Abound as Camp Opens

Notre Dame officially began preparations for the 2022 football season this weekend as new Head Coach Marcus Freeman led his team onto the practice field. This year’s squad boasts a veteran defense with considerable talent and enviable depth along the front seven. Most of the fans’ attention will be directed toward the offense, where several…

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