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)

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)

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)

Notre Dame looking to carry momentum into a quick one against Navy (short pregame thoughts)

Disclaimer: the following words are those written by a Notre Dame Irish fanboy, and subject to extreme bias and ignorant optimism. Now while one could read “a quick one” as the competitive nature of this game ending quickly into it, I literally mean a quick game. With a Drew Pyne led Notre Dame facing off against Navy this will be a running clock for 60 … Continue reading Notre Dame looking to carry momentum into a quick one against Navy (short pregame thoughts)

Notre Dame manhandles #4 Clemson 35-14 (really short thoughts)

Final: Notre Dame 35 – Clemson 14 Well Notre Dame Fighting Irish fans, Notre Dame continued its campaign to expose the ACC and did so with a HUUUGGGGEEE WIN AT HOME!!! Heading into this game I actually had far more confidence in the Irish because of their performance against Syracuse. What I was hopeful of a positive outcome, I had no idea… I had no … Continue reading Notre Dame manhandles #4 Clemson 35-14 (really short thoughts)

The Notre Dame team that left Syracuse can absolutely beat Clemson (short pregame thoughts)

Well Irish fans, I sit here writing this with the most optimism and confidence that I’ve felt in this team all season. The further removed from the Syracuse win, the more I am appreciating it. The Syracuse Orange got to host a sellout crowd as the Blue and Gold faithful poured into that monstrous dome, where our Notre Dame Fighting Irish pulled out their most … Continue reading The Notre Dame team that left Syracuse can absolutely beat Clemson (short pregame thoughts)

Notre Dame beats 2nd ranked opponent and I’m going to enjoy this one. (short postgame thoughts)

FINAL: NOTRE DAME 41 – #16 SYRACUSE 24 There you have it Notre Dame fans, in what continues to be one of the more inconsistently bizarre seasons in recent Irish history, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were able to take down their second ranked opponent of the season. As has been the case with the Notre Dame offense, the ground game was our staple in … Continue reading Notre Dame beats 2nd ranked opponent and I’m going to enjoy this one. (short postgame thoughts)