Notre Dame loses final regular season game 38-27 to Caleb Williams and the USC Trojans (short thoughts)

Well that game Saturday definitely didn’t go the way I had hoped. The Trojan run game was absolutely gouging the Irish defense and left little doubt in this one. The Fighting Irish’s highly touted offensive line and defensive lines both got outclassed. The Irish took the field against the Trojans and just didn’t bring near their best game in this one. The Notre Dame offense … Continue reading Notre Dame loses final regular season game 38-27 to Caleb Williams and the USC Trojans (short thoughts)

Purdue wins Big Ten West and wins the Old Oaken Bucket (Indiana Football short thoughts)

Indiana came out in this game looking great! Following a huge field goal hold stop by the Indiana defense, followed by an Indiana Touchdown on the legs of Jaylen Lucas. Following another Indiana stop, Dexter was rolling out and then went down untouched. A sight that no fan wants to see, but many fans know what it means. Tom Allen stated that it was not … Continue reading Purdue wins Big Ten West and wins the Old Oaken Bucket (Indiana Football short thoughts)

The Bucket Game: Give Me Something To Brag About! (Indiana-Purdue pregame thoughts)

The Old Oaken Bucket was first awarded in 1925. After Chicago based alumni of both Indiana and Purdue decided to establish a rivalry trophy in honor of sportsmanship or whatever. Both Alumni chapters met and drafted the following resolution to make said trophy: “an old oaken bucket as the most typical Hoosier form of trophy, that the bucket should be taken from some well in … Continue reading The Bucket Game: Give Me Something To Brag About! (Indiana-Purdue pregame thoughts)

If the Irish can’t win the CFP, they better make sure USC can’t either. (Notre Dame – USC pregame short thoughts)

This Saturday Notre Dame looks to finish the side strong and USC will be hoping to further their campaign towards a CFP birth. As both teams take the field for one of the greatest rivalries in college football. The University of Southern California will be hosting the Fighting Irish as the highest ranked 1 loss team in the nation. If they can beat the Irish … Continue reading If the Irish can’t win the CFP, they better make sure USC can’t either. (Notre Dame – USC pregame short thoughts)

All stats say they should not have, but they did. Indiana Football wins the Brass Spittoon in East Lansing (Hoosiers-Spartans short thoughts)

The Spartans led the Hoosiers in the Battle for the Old Brass Spittoon in most categories. Total yards (540 to IU’s 288), Passing yards (298 to IU’s 31), first downs (29 to IU’s 11), and 3rd down efficiency (50% to IU’s 25%). The Spartans by all measure should have dominated this game. And yet… somehow Indiana ended Saturday with a Big Ten away game win. … Continue reading All stats say they should not have, but they did. Indiana Football wins the Brass Spittoon in East Lansing (Hoosiers-Spartans short thoughts)

Notre Dame dominates Boston College, as they should, 44-0. (Fighting Irish short thoughts)

Heading into the Notre Dame Irish senior day, the Irish were tending to their wounds. Following just having scraped out the win in Navy, Notre Dame were disappointed with their showing in Annapolis and looked to correct the national perspective on the team. The team that almost gave Navy the game last week, was not going to come out flat like that against their Catholic … Continue reading Notre Dame dominates Boston College, as they should, 44-0. (Fighting Irish short thoughts)

Indiana Football facing Michigan State to play for an old spitter… (Indiana Football pregame short thoughts)

3-7 Indiana vs. 5-5 Michigan State. So while the Hoosiers don’t have much of anything but pride to play for, the Michigan State Spartans are very much looking to come out and continue their way towards a potential bowl appearance. With more to lose on the line, I expect the Spartans to come out of the gate and desperately look put it on the already … Continue reading Indiana Football facing Michigan State to play for an old spitter… (Indiana Football pregame short thoughts)

The Eagles look to ruin Irish Senior Day (Notre Dame-Boston College short pregame thoughts)

It’s Senior Day as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are hosting their rivals and brothers in Christ, the Boston College Eagles Saturday. Heading into this Boston College matchup the Fighting Irish are going to be looking to address yet another speed bump in the offense due to Notre Dame’s, Marcus Freeman’s , or Rees’ inability to adjust at the half. When Navy started sending the … Continue reading The Eagles look to ruin Irish Senior Day (Notre Dame-Boston College short pregame thoughts)

Notre Dame runs out of gas and just outlasts Navy’s comeback (short thoughts)

Final Notre Dame 35 – Navy 33 Following the season climax that was the Clemson game, one could think that Notre Dame football was due to come out flat following that inspired performance. How would Marcus Freeman be able to bring back the same intensity the team brought into its matchup with Clemson? Was Navy going to be able to stop Notre Dame’s dominant run … Continue reading Notre Dame runs out of gas and just outlasts Navy’s comeback (short thoughts)

Buckeyes will look to show out and Hoosier Football is Pain. (Ohio State-Indiana really short pregame thoughts)

What can be said heading into Indiana’s upcoming game at Ohio State University? Vegas has Ohio State as a 40 point favorite. That is just downright program definingly embarrassing. I have had so much unwarranted faith in the Indiana Hoosiers, but alas, I have finally run out. So while I could sit here and write about how the Hoosiers could hope to beat the Buckeyes, … Continue reading Buckeyes will look to show out and Hoosier Football is Pain. (Ohio State-Indiana really short pregame thoughts)