Football

Irish Slam Doerer on FSU

Jonathan Doerer drilled a 41-yard field goal in overtime to lift the visiting Fighting Irish to a 41-38 roller coaster victory over a feisty Florida State squad. Notre Dame scored three touchdowns in the third quarter to take a 38-20 lead, but a furious rally by the hosts resulted in a tie score with 40…

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Irish Kick Off 2021 Season at FSU

Notre Dame opens its 2021 football season by taking on the Florida State Seminoles in Tallahassee on Sunday night. This year’s Fighting Irish lineup features several new faces, particularly on offense. The attack will be led by quarterback Jack Coan, a graduate transfer from Wisconsin. Coan arrived on campus in January and proceeded to win…

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Watch Irish Players in the NFL Draft

Notre Dame has several players that are eligible to be drafted by an NFL team this weekend, led by linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah and quarterback Ian Book. The process of fulfilling their dreams to play professional football begins on Thursday and runs through Saturday, May 1. You’ll be able to watch coverage of the draft in…

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Remembering My Notre Dame Friend

The first time I ever saw Lou Somogyi’s name, I was in high school. My dad had received a Blue & Gold subscription for Christmas, and given my nascent interest in attending Notre Dame, I started paging through them as well (when Dad was done, naturally). Since his name seemed to be on a lot…

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Spring Football Preview – Defense

The most significant change to the Notre Dame defense from 2020 is not five new starters. Most of these players saw plenty of action last season and their names are familiar to Irish followers. The biggest difference is that Marcus Freeman has taken over the Coordinator position. His predecessor, Clark Lea, did a fine job…

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