Football

Irish Rally Falls Short

Notre Dame stood its ground in the first half, was staggered by Georgia counter punches in the third period, but rallied behind quarterback Ian Book to put a scare into the Bulldogs before losing by 23-17 at Sanford Stadium. The Irish outplayed the hosts in the first 30 minutes, taking a 10-7 lead into the…

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Ultimate Road Test for Irish

Notre Dame and Brian Kelly will have another opportunity on Saturday night to defeat an elite team when they travel to SEC Country to face the Georgia Bulldogs. The Fighting Irish are heavy underdogs in this contest even though they battled the Dawgs to the wire in a 20-19 loss just two seasons ago. Kirby…

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Irish Crush Defenseless Lobos

Notre Dame exploded for 31 points in the second quarter and never looked back as the Fighting Irish cleared the bench in a 66-14 romp. Five players scored their first career touchdown for the hosts, including freshman safety Kyle Hamilton, who accounted for the first points of the afternoon with a 34-yard interception return. The…

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Hobbled Irish Host Lobos

Notre Dame will play the University of New Mexico for the first time on Saturday in the 2019 season home opener. The Fighting Irish won in Louisville on Labor Day despite a lackluster performance, most notably by quarterback Ian Book. Injuries to key players have raised concerns at running back, where starter Jafar Armstrong and…

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