#HLSrecap Top 25: Navy Recap

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Here are your @andrewwinn stats for this week's #HLSrecap  -- 130+ tweets from 71 contributors, with 9 first-timers making the cut this week. We now have nearly 400 unique contributors to at least one #HLSrecap this year. As you know, each week we present the following highly-coveted (and yet totally arbitrary) accolades: Brick Helmet Stickers #HLSrecap Top 25 #HLSrecap MVP Be sure to read about this week's #HLSrecap Celebrity Guest Editor. Here now is our Athletic … [Read more...]

The Biases That Work Against Us

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Guest Post by the ND Squirrel Domers: Undoubtedly, we're all frustrated with the perception of Notre Dame and the biases that work against us. Either directly or indirectly. With the playoff rankings. We want to cry "foul" and "unfair". I still maintain that a 2-loss or 1-loss SEC team and every 1 loss non-SEC power 5 conference team will beat us out for the top 4 ... assuming of course that we win out. Wins only matter if they're the right wins and you're better off wailing on a … [Read more...]

Irish Blogger Gathering: Devil Went Down to Tempe

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The IBG is back once again and getting back to the normal weekly schedule. This weekend, Notre Dame is in a fight for their playoff lives in a top ten matchup on the road. Sound familiar? So it's time for representatives from NDNation, UHND.com, The Fighting Irish Blog, and the godfather of the IBG, The Subway Domer, to put Navy to bed and take a look at what's ahead. Let's get to it. My question: Based on how the rankings this week, do you feel any differently about a too-close-for … [Read more...]

The SEC is AWESOME Theory – WEEK 10 UPDATE

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Welcome back for your WEEK 10 dose of AWESOMENESS, my friends. It was a big week for the SEC and in particular the SEC West as two of their three contributions to the College Football Playoff (CFP) Top 4 met on the field of battle. The #1 team in the nation (and third component of the SEC West CFP trifecta) also traveled north to see how they would fare against the last place team in their division. Expectations for their dominance as the country's BEST team were tempered, of course, so that … [Read more...]

Opponent Watch: Cardinals vs. Catholics Edition

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Who To Watch Louisville at Boston College (Sat 7:15pm ET ESPN2) Following the conclusion of ND-ASU, head on over to the Deuce to catch Louisville take on Boston College. The Eagles shocked USC earlier in the year with a rush-heavy gameplan, and we'll see how Louisville looks after a tough loss against Florida State and Jameis' shaved points. A Cardinals victory will keep Notre Dame's schedule strength from dipping, and there will surely be other dominoes falling elsewhere in college … [Read more...]