Chicks Dig the Long Ball: Irish Receivers ’13

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Yep, it’s true what they say: chicks dig the long ball. http://youtu.be/hKAJIvQRSzE More than any other season since Brady Quinn left the Irish, Notre Dame wide receivers have been averaging HUGE numbers in terms of average yards per catch. So far this season, 6 ND receivers are averaging more … [Read more...]


Breaking Down the Run/Pass Balance

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - SEPTEMBER 14: Cam McDaniel #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs the ball against the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium on September 14, 2013 in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Saturday was the first game in a loooong time where I was truly frustrated with Notre Dame’s offensive game plan. Of course, the Irish still scored enough points to win and it was not very long ago where ND would have lost by 10 points to that same Michigan State team. While style points would have … [Read more...]


3 Questions for MSU

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - SEPTEMBER 14: Cam McDaniel #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs the ball against the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium on September 14, 2013 in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Michigan State rolls into South Bend on Saturday with a 3-0 record, but with 3 wins that came against the teams ranked 126th, 135th and 139th in the Sagarin Ratings. In preparation for Sparty, here are 3 questions to consider for Saturday. 1)      Can the Irish establish a running game? Through … [Read more...]


2013 Tommy vs. 2011 Tommy

A look ahead at Brian Kelly's starting quarterback, Tommy Rees. (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

After a phenomenal performance against Temple, I took a waaay too early look at Tommy Rees vs. the the field of NCAA quarterbacks. After the first week, Rees ranked 4th in the country in passer rating (yes, a very flawed stat). While he has come down to Earth since then, Tommy is still 13th overall … [Read more...]


Irish Blogger Gathering: Purduzzzzz

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With the Irish facing Purzzzz this weekend our number one goal is to stay awake when the Boilzzzz are on offense. While it is tough for anything involving Purduzzzzzzz to be exciting, Aaron Horvath of Strong and True and I did our best to have some fun with our friends down in West Lafayette.  The … [Read more...]