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College Football's Coach Of The Year Is..

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.19.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- After two seasons as Notre Dame coach, Brian Kelly decided he wasn't spending enough time doing the best part of his job: coaching...

More Good News For Notre Dame

Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Greg Bryant, who originally committed to Oklahoma earlier this year but reopened his recruitment over the su...

VOTE: Which Heisman Candidate's Misstep Will Prove Costliest?

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 12.07.2012 | Sports

When it comes to the Heisman Trophy race, timing can be just as important as touchdowns. Look no further than Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein fo...

Notre Dame's Manti Te'o Should Win Heisman Trophy

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

If records are truly meant to be broken, as the old sports adage goes, then Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o should become the first purely defensive player ever to win the Heisman Trophy.

How Does Notre Dame Stack Up to Other Teams That Were Ranked #1 in the BCS This Season?

Quora | Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports
Quora

Notre Dame is undefeated, and that counts for something. However, this year's Irish are the least impressive undefeated team in recent memory.

Notre Dame, Alabama Combine Star Power, Power Football

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

On one side, a blossoming dynasty from the college football capital of the Deep South. On the other, the sport's most famous team, trying to reclaim i...

BCS Standings Set Up Semifinal

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 11.26.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Two years before the playoffs start in college football, the Southeastern Conference is staging a semifinal to determine who plays Notre D...

Notre Dame Stops USC

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 11.25.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- For four straight plays in the waning minutes, Notre Dame's defense was backed up to its 1 with its perfect season in peril. And on fo...

Notre Dame Clinches BCS Title Berth

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — The Fighting Irish punched their ticket to Miami. Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five fie...

LIVE: Notre Dame vs. USC

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports

For Notre Dame, the task is simple: Win. The No. 1 Fighting Irish will clinch a berth in the BCS national championship game by defeating USC in Lo...

WATCH: Classic Moments From Notre Dame-USC Rivalry

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.25.2012 | Sports

The rivalry between Notre Dame and USC is not born of proximity like the enmity between Alabama and Auburn. It is not about regional dominance like th...

The Biggest Play Of Notre Dame's Undefeated Season

Posted 11.24.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post No. 1 Notre Dame (11-0) enters its regular-season finale at USC (7-4) needing one final victory to clinch a ...

Can Untested Freshman Derail Notre Dame?

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.23.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Not many young quarterbacks would even have the audacity to imagine making their first career starts under the circumstances surro...

Is Irish QB Ready For Trojans?

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly believes Everett Golson is ready for what awaits him at Southern California. He ...

Is Notre Dame Ready For Its Close-Up?

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

That sound emanating from South Bend this week isn't the echoes of past greatness waking up. It's the knees of everyone with a stake in Notre Dame foo...

Projected BCS Bowl Matchups

Posted 11.19.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post As we put a bow on the third weekend of November — after two undefeateds fell Saturday night — let’s t...

Latest BCS Rankings

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 11.18.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Notre Dame is a victory away from playing for the BCS title. Alabama and Georgia each need two, and could have to go through each other. ...

No Barkley For No. 1 Notre Dame

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quarterback Matt Barkley will miss Southern California's regular-season finale against No. 1 Notre Dame on Saturday with a sprain...

BCS Shakedown

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 11.18.2012 | Sports

-- Coming into Saturday, Oregon and Kansas State had the inside track to college football's national championship and the Southeastern Conference's r...

Notre Dame Tops AP Rankings

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Surprise! Surprise! Two straight weekends of seismic upsets not only sent tremors throughout college football from the Deep South t...

Still Perfect

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 01.17.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame got one first-place vote in the coaches' poll last Sunday – head coach Brian Kelly's. He won't be the only ...

Top 25 Schedule For Week 12

Posted 11.16.2012 | Sports

Kansas State, Oregon and Notre Dame need only look at Alabama to see how much margin for error remains for them as they attempt to reach the BCS Natio...

BCS Campaign Season

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports

-- Imagine having an election where candidates were criticized for campaigning. Strange, right? Unless it's the Bowl Championship Series....

Notre Dame's Path To BCS Title Game

Posted 11.12.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post The newest set of Bowl Championship Series standings were released on Sunday night, and as expected Kansas S...

A Catholic War On Primetime

Matt Weber | Posted 01.12.2013 | Religion
Matt Weber

I'm quite certain both teams were included in the intentions of countless rosaries during morning Mass. Prayers not specifically for a win, but as a diplomatic priest would say from the pulpit, "Blessings for our boys to play their best."