Advanced Stats Review: UNC

By | October 11th, 2017|

Checking out the advanced stats from Notre Dame at North Carolina: a dominant defensive performance, solid job by Ian Book as game manager, and a look at what's ailing the wide receivers. The Basics This wasn't a particularly pretty win, [...]

Making the Turn: Time to Revisit Our Predictions

By | October 11th, 2017|

Notre Dame, halfway through the 2017 season, has done almost as much as it could to erase the hideousness of 2016 from our collective consciousness. The visible and statistical difference between this year's team and last year's has surprised many [...]

Top 11+3+2 Poll, You Were Bad & Week 7 Preview

By | October 9th, 2017|

The bulk of our rankings remained stable through week six with the exception of a pair of delicious upsets in Ann Arbor and Norman. This has caused a little bit of shifting but the top of the polls are still [...]

North Carolina Review: Solid First Book Report

By | October 8th, 2017|

I was expecting a North Carolina team that, despite heavy injuries and numerous new starters from a year ago, to show up and play a tough game in front of their home crowd. You could say the Tar Heels hung [...]

#BookClub Meeting Adjourned: UNC Instant Reaction

By | October 7th, 2017|

Well, as we suspected most of the week, Notre Dame didn't send Brandon Wimbush out at QB this week with his foot injury that we somehow didn't know about until Tuesday. Instead, the Irish convened the (Ian) Book Club. And [...]

The Quick and Dirty Notre Dame Hockey Preview

By | October 6th, 2017|

Last year was a good year that turned into a great one late for Notre Dame hockey, as they caught fire in the postseason and reached the Frozen Four in dramatic fashion before running into the Denver freight train in [...]

North Carolina Preview

By | October 5th, 2017|

For just the second time in 42 years the Fighting Irish will be invading Chapel Hill for a football game. During the 50's and 60's Notre Dame had a nice little rivalry with the Tar Heels and overall have dominated [...]

Uniform Concept: Campus Blue

By | October 5th, 2017|

Today we debut our 18th uniform concept and we haven't returned to a blue uniform since late June. In this example I was trying to combine two concepts. One, an overall base that worked with Notre Dame's traditional set up [...]

Advanced Stats Review: Miami (OH)

By | October 3rd, 2017|

Reviewing Notre Dame's cruise-control victory against the closer Miami: it's nice to have an offense whose floor includes often putting up nearly 50 points and rushing for 300 yards, and why there's a few reasons for caution before getting too [...]

Top 11+2+3 Poll, You Were Bad & Week 6 Preview

By | October 2nd, 2017|

In my game recap of Notre Dame's win over Miami (OH) some discussions broke out about former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson. That got me thinking about Dat Boy Swinney and I noticed he has a very similar record to Lou [...]

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