Special Mini-Cast: Let’s Talk Notre Dame vs. Boston College & Playoff Hopes


My schedule is absolutely insane these days. With #BabyTex to care for and a new job that is kicking my ass, there just simply isn't enough time to sit down and flesh out a post here on HLS regarding the horror that was Notre Dame vs. Boston college and what it could mean for Irish playoff hopes. However, I do have time to sit in front of my microphone for about a half hour. With that in mind, I decided to float the idea of a special mini-cast this week that is focused solely on ND before I … [Read more...]

Notre Dame vs. BC review: Defense

Senior cornerback KeiVarae Russell is helped off the field during Notre Dame’s 19-16 victory over Boston College on Saturday. Russell was diagnosed with a broken tibia and is out for six to eight weeks. (Photo by Caroline Genco / The Observer)

Merely looking at the statistics, Jaylon Smith is unquestionably the defensive star of Saturday's game against Boston College. The junior linebacker recorded 11 tackles (9 solo, 2 assists), including a tackle for loss. Yet it was senior Matthias Farley who likely made the biggest impact on the game. Farley sniffed out the Eagles' fake punt try late in the first quarter with the Irish up just 3. That gave the ball to the offense at their opponent's 40 yard line - and the resulting drive ended … [Read more...]

#CostumeGameDay Playlist – Stanford Week

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The 2015 Shamrock Series finally came and went. And boy…I’m sure happy that Notre Dame beat Boston College. As ugly as it was with all the turnovers, the team somehow held on. I would like to congratulate this week’s winner, @ndfan80, on winning the #CostumeGameDay contest. This Saturday is the last game of the regular season and the Fighting Irish play Stanford Cardinals. I don’t have too much to say besides that I want to chop down some trees. Tune back in this Saturday for my last regular … [Read more...]