Miscellany, Off-Season »

By · September 1st, 2008 · 1,654 views
Broken Bones and Missing Teeth

On Saturday, I felt very empty. While the rest of the country was enjoying the first games of the 2008 College Football season, I was sitting at home watching the television, wishing I could root for one team or another, but I’ve never been able to root for a team that isn’t wearing the interlocking ND on their uniforms. So far, the 2008 season has …

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By · August 20th, 2008 · 3,951 views
Notre Dame’s Rival: Who Takes the Cake?

Usually, if you walk down the streets of South Bend and ask any Notre Dame fan who the Irish’s biggest rival is, more than likely, they’ll say, “USC.” However, if you ask a fan who isn’t as well-versed in Notre Dame History, you might hear responses like, Michigan, Boston College, Miami, Florida State, or even Navy. Why then, do some Notre Dame fans consider USC …

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By · August 14th, 2008 · 3,895 views
National Championship Drought: How Long Is Too Long?

Before I begin this article, I must confess that I’m a die-hard Notre Dame fan. I live and die with the Irish and more recently, I’ve been dying.

I’ve seen a lot of criticism towards Notre Dame in recent years, with people saying that Notre Dame is irrelevant in college football. Part of this, I’m sure, is Notre Dame’s stellar streak of nine bowl losses.…

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By · July 9th, 2008 · 2,452 views
Hello World!

Well, we’re back at it with a vengeance for a new year of Notre Dame football. Over the coming weeks and months we’ll be editorializing and stoking the fires of opinion through a number of articles that Jon and I have already queued up.

Enough with the jibber-jabber; I thought I would wrap up this initial post with a “highlights” reel from the 2007 season …