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Irish Renew Hostilities with Purdue

Notre Dame renews its longstanding intrastate rivalry with Purdue on Saturday and the 2-0 Fighting Irish battle the 2-0 Boilermakers in South Bend. Purdue won its opener in impressive fashion against Oregon State before crushing hapless UConn last week. Meanwhile, Notre Dame has struggled mightily to get past heavy underdogs in Florida State and Toledo….

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Reshuffled Irish Host Toledo

Notre Dame plays host to the Toledo Rockets on Saturday afternoon in its season home opener. These teams will meet for the first time in history as the Fighting Irish continue the recent trend toward scheduling opponents from the Mid-American Conference (MAC). Coach Brian Kelly’s team escaped Tallahassee, FL last week with an overtime victory,…

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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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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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Spring Football Preview – Offense

This season’s offense could look much different than last year’s, but that should be interpreted as good news. In 2020, Brian Kelly and Tom Rees achieved a high degree of success with a talented and experienced offensive line and a quarterback who did not turn the ball over. The challenge in 2021 is to raise…

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