Highlighting the Top 2020 Out of Conference Games

Are you ready for some football? Well, you'll have to wait a little while longer for the college football variety. That doesn't mean we can't look ahead to the 2020 national schedule and some of the top non-league games lurking in the distance. Full disclosure, there might be a couple games listed that are reaches [...]

By |2020-01-22T11:17:27-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Football|0 Comments

A Report on Notre Dame Football’s Most Viewed YouTube Videos

YouTube was created a few months after Charlie Weis was hired at Notre Dame and the first video uploaded to the site came in late April 2005. So, it's been around a while but in the grand scheme really not that long. Every once and a while I'll take a look at Notre Dame football [...]

By |2020-01-19T22:47:31-05:00January 19th, 2020|Football|7 Comments

Lacrosse: It’s almost starting time!

We are excited for the start of the 2020 Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's lacrosse season!  The boys begin the season ranked #7 in Inside Lacrosse and #6 with US Lacrosse Magazine. They will get their preparations rolling with a scrimmage against local rival Detroit Mercy this weekend.  ND-Atl 2.0 takes the lead again this [...]

By |2020-01-16T14:31:34-05:00January 17th, 2020|18S Reads, Lacrosse|6 Comments

3 Reactions to Notre Dame Hiring Tommy Rees as OC

Six years after a college career that saw him throw for over 7,000 yards in a golden helmet former Irish quarterback Tommy Rees has been named Notre Dame's new offensive coordinator at the fresh age of 27 years old. Rees will continue to be the quarterbacks coach--a position he has held since 2017--while running backs [...]

By |2020-01-15T21:23:30-05:00January 15th, 2020|Football|26 Comments

Advanced Stats Video Review: Iowa State

As the dust settles on the last games of the 2019 season, taking (with video!) a look at Notre Dame's advanced stats in the Camping World Bowl win over Iowa State. The Irish dominated the key categories of explosiveness, efficiency, and creating and converting scoring chances. But things were closer than they appeared in the [...]

By |2020-01-13T08:38:57-05:00January 14th, 2020|Football|16 Comments

If I Were to Update the Top 75 Worst Losses in Notre Dame History

I'm not saying I am updating the list. But if I were to do that... Things have changed and yet in a way they do stay the same. Back at our old home I once undertook the internet's castigated challenge of chronicling the worst losses in the proud history of Fighting Irish football. Some people [...]

By |2020-01-06T08:08:23-05:00January 6th, 2020|Football|14 Comments

Notre Dame Men’s Basketball All Decade Team

On the last day of the 2010s, it seems appropriate to look back at the decade in men's hoops. While this year's team has shown some flashes, it's largely been blowouts of overmatched opponents and frustrating losses otherwise. Instead, let's look back at happier times and remember 10 years filled with seven NCAA bids, two [...]

By |2019-12-31T13:47:34-05:00December 31st, 2019|18S Reads, Basketball|8 Comments

Put It In The Books: Closing Out the 2019 Preseason Predictions

My father once said that the definition of mixed feelings is watching your mother-in-law drive off a cliff in your new Cadillac. That feels like an apt description of Notre Dame's 2019 season - it was mostly very good, but the Caddy went careening over the precipice in Ann Arbor and it's impossible for that [...]

By |2019-12-30T16:43:44-05:00December 30th, 2019|Football|33 Comments

Iowa State Review: Irish Sweep Away Cyclones

As the saying goes you can only perform against the opponents put in front of you. For the Fighting Irish following an embarrassing loss at Michigan they would finish the season with 6 straight wins and a 11-2 record. In that 6-game stretch they would be an impressive +142 in point differential concluding with a [...]

By |2019-12-28T21:32:47-05:00December 28th, 2019|Football|24 Comments

Contented Campers: Camping World Bowl Instant Reaction

Sweet, sweet bowl victory! Irish held Iowa State to only 9 points aka the fewest points @NDFootball's given up in a bowl game since the 1993 Cotton Bowl! #GoIrish pic.twitter.com/VHAnrA9Fm0 — The Fighting Irish (@FightingIrish) December 28, 2019 The mood around the Notre Dame program wasn't great this week. As the Camping World Bowl approached, [...]

By |2019-12-28T16:17:44-05:00December 28th, 2019|18S Reads|13 Comments