Notre Dame Football: Blue and Gold Game Thoughts and Reactions

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Saturday was the 85th Notre Dame spring game and as we all freaked out from the big news of field turf installation, a minor football scrimmage broke out behind the angelic view of Jack Swarbrick. Here are many of my thoughts and reactions to what I saw and heard during the annual retail football … [Read more...]


Irish Set To Take On Boilermakers In Shamrock Series

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Senior Shamrock Correspondent Steve in Iowa Confirming the rumors that had been swirling around since last week, ND has officially announced that it is shifting its scheduled home game against the Purdue Boilermakers to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis where it will be featured as the 2014 … [Read more...]


Friday Roundup: The “Top QB” Edition

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On November 1, 1913 Notre Dame established the forward pass as a legitimate offense in college football. Its purpose was to make the quarterback the most feared player on the field and propel the team to greatness. They succeeded. Today, the Navy calls him the guy that embarrasses them every … [Read more...]


Good Fridays w/Padre: Our Forces

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Evidently we’re playing something called the Air Force Academy this weekend.  I’ve never really understood what an “Air Force” actually is.  We never had one in France – and if we had (let’s be honest) they would have found a way to surrender promptly.  We never had an Air Force back when I was … [Read more...]


Friday Roundup: “The Manchurian AD: Part 2″ Edition

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Previously... The Trojan's game was going exactly how Mike Garrett hoped it would. Sure, it looked like something resembling a game in the first half, but this second half was a disaster. He could trigger Pat Haden to fire Lane Kiffin and no one would be the wiser. An angry AD after an … [Read more...]