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Sinn's AP Poll: Week 4

Week 4 was wild. Weeks like this are why college football is my favorite sport to watch and follow. Old Dominion beat Virginia Tech by two touchdowns. Army took Oklahoma to overtim ...

September 23, 2018 7:50 pm


Brian Kelly suggests more time for quarterback Ian Book

At his post-practice press conference Thursday, Brian Kelly was asked about his quarterback situation and whether Ian Book would see the field Saturday against Vanderbilt. This is ...

September 20, 2018 8:50 pm


Sinn's AP Poll: Week 3

Week 3 featured several games between Top 25 teams, including a top-tier matchup in Auburn-LSU that lived up to the billing and then some. There was a shakeup in the Top 10 after W ...

September 16, 2018 6:20 pm


Pregame: Notre Dame (2-0) vs. Vanderbilt (2-0)

SOUTH BEND – After talking to Notre Dame players this week, it's clear they'll be ready to play against Vanderbilt. Cornerback Julian Love said he was "frustrated" by his tea ...

September 15, 2018 11:43 am


Halftime: No. 8 Notre Dame 16, Vanderbilt 3

SOUTH BEND – Everyone panicking after Notre Dame struggled to put Ball State away last week has probably been assuaged, at least a little. The Irish have played very well for ...

September 15, 2018 4:20 pm


Notre Dame defeats Vanderbilt

SOUTH BEND – How it Happened Trailing by five points, Vanderbilt (2-1) had a chance to win the game at the end. The Commodores took over at their own 20 with 3:39 left. A ...

September 15, 2018 6:20 pm


Notre Dame survives again, opens 3-0 for first time since 2015

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame is making a habit of starting fast and then holding on for victories. That pattern continued Saturday when the Irish scored the game's first 16 points ...

September 15, 2018 9:10 pm


Brian Kelly Weekly Press Conference: Vanderbilt

After his team narrowly defeated Ball State on Saturday, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said that he had to do a better job of getting his team prepared to play. As the Irish get rea ...

September 11, 2018 7:00 pm


Sinn's AP Poll: Week 2

After the bevy of high-profile matchups that dotted the college football landscape in Week 1, the schedule cooled down in Week 2, leaving most of the top teams in the country unsca ...

September 9, 2018 5:20 pm


Irish add to recruiting class

Notre Dame football added a recruit to its 2019 class Sunday when Kendall Abdur-Rahman, a three-star wide receiver from Edwardsville, Illinois, committed to the Irish. Abdur-Rahm ...

September 9, 2018 10:10 pm


Notre Dame beats Ball State, 24-16,

SOUTH BEND –  How it Happened Notre Dame took the ball to open the game and didn't waste any time in taking the lead. On the first play of the game, Brandon Wimbush ...

September 8, 2018 7:20 pm


Pregame: Notre Dame (1-0) vs. Ball State (1-0)

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame had a nearly-perfect setup to play well in their season-opener. The Irish were able to spend the whole offseason with the thought of playing Michigan ...

September 8, 2018 2:23 pm


Halftime: Notre Dame 14, Ball State 6

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame's first two plays from scrimmage went for 27 and 42 yards, respectively, and the drive ended in a touchdown three plays later. Then the next two Irish ...

September 8, 2018 5:30 pm


Kelly's weekly Irish press conference

Notre Dame opened its season with a 24-17 victory over Michigan in South Bend and today the Irish ascended four spots in the AP Poll to No. 8. They will try to improve to 2-0 when ...

September 4, 2018 9:10 pm


Sinn's AP Poll: Week 1

Week 1 of the college football season featured a number of marquee matchups this year, in addition to several other games involving ranked teams that ended up being compelling. As ...

September 4, 2018 9:10 pm