Pac-12 Preview: Still Waiting on a Turnaround

It's been dark times for the Pac-12 as the conference continues to suffer from an ongoing identity crisis, poor league leadership, and the failure of standards missed as one of the country's most fertile athletic regions struggles to establish itself as a dominant football conference. Let's go ahead and blame USC for a lot of [...]

By |2019-07-19T08:10:08-04:00July 19th, 2019|Football|3 Comments

The Ramblers: Comparing the 2019 Road Slate to Notre Dame History

While Notre Dame lines up one of its more friendly home schedules in recent memory the program is also facing one of its more challenging road campaigns for 2019. National spotlight games against Georgia and Michigan await while the always tricky--and as of late never winnable--trip to Stanford concludes the regular season. How does the [...]

By |2019-07-15T09:19:25-04:00July 15th, 2019|Football|8 Comments

The 5 Most Important Notre Dame Players (To Raise the 2019 Floor)

Folks, fall camp isn't that far away and it's time to start thinking about the 2019 season. I was wondering about last year's Top 25 Players ranking from August 10, 2018 and how things would've been rearranged. Of course, that will be part of our new 2019 Top 25 list in the coming weeks. Instead, [...]

By |2019-07-12T08:24:56-04:00July 12th, 2019|Football|6 Comments

Big 12 Preview: Texas Thinks They Are Back & Could Be Right

Oklahoma loves the Big 12 Championship Game. In the 6 seasons when the conference dropped the league title game the Sooners only won the Big 12 outright once and shared a title another time. In the 13 previous seasons with a title game (including being reinstated for 2017) the Sooners have won the Big 12 [...]

By |2019-07-11T10:58:30-04:00July 11th, 2019|Football|2 Comments

UConn Football Sets Off the FINAL Conference Realignment

Recently, the University of Connecticut accepted an invitation to re-join the Big East Conference. This is good news for their basketball programs--especially the women who are 102-0 in league play and haven't lost a conference game since March 4, 2013 at Notre Dame in their previous league--who were beginning to wallow away in obscurity before [...]

By |2019-07-03T09:37:01-04:00July 3rd, 2019|Football|15 Comments