Behind Enemy Lines: Q&A With Maize and Go Blue

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If you recall, last season, Justin Potts of Maize and Go Blue reached out to do a little guest post exchange. I gave him thoughts on why Notre Dame would beat Michigan over at Maize and Go Blue and he responded with the reasons why Michigan would win here at HLS. This year, we did a Q&A exchange. Think of it as the IBG but with much, much less I. Anyways, below are my questions and his answers for the final foreseeable tilt with Michigan. You can find my answers to his questions over … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Further Trolls Michigan, Schedules Ohio State

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Jack Swarbrick, you are the best athletic director that Notre Dame has ever seen. There is no more masterful troll to Michigan than canning the series, scheduling Texas and Georgia, and now, doing this: https://twitter.com/NDFootball/status/507526191444951040 The dagger couldn't be shoved any further into the heart of Michigan and Dave Brandon. Allow me to express my feelings in a series of GIFs: Now excuse me while I die laughing. … [Read more...]

The Irish Blogger Gathering Returns for the Final Hate Week

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Yes, everyone, the Irish Blogger Gathering (IBG) is indeed back this season. We took last week off because: I was late in rounding everyone up this season. We decided that we beat the offseason to death already. So now that Rice is in the books, it's go time. This year the IBG has a familiar cast of characters: myself, Mike Coffey of NDNation, Aaron Horvath of the official ND Football blog, Frank Vitovitch of UHND.com, and the return of The Subway Domer! You may notice Keith … [Read more...]

Opponent Watch: West Coast Appetizer

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Who To Watch USC at Stanford (Sat 3:30pm ET, ABC) Week 2 doesn't have much to offer, and your Saturday primetime is already booked with Notre Dame vs. Michigan, so I'll recommend a matchup of two future ND opponents. Out west on The Farm, see Steve Sarkisian in his first true road test against David Shaw's Cardinal. … [Read more...]

#HLSrecap Top 25: Rice Game Recap

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It's good to have football season back, is it not? And by "football season" I mean "arguing over #HLSrecap standings". Here are your @andrewwinn stats for this week's #HLSrecap  -- 129 tweets from 86 contributors. As you know, each week we present the following highly-coveted (and yet totally arbitrary) accolades: Brick Helmet Stickers #HLSrecap Top 25 #HLSrecap MVP Here now is our Athletic Director, @FakeSwarbrick, who, after awarding helmet stickers, is off to hide BBQ chicken … [Read more...]