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Why Notre Dame Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

By Jon Kinne, 1 week 6 days ago
Just before midnight on Oct. 18, 2014, for a fleeting moment, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish had made their mark. For one of the few times during the past 20 years, Notre Dame had stamped itself as a true national championship contender. Quarterback Everett Golson hit Corey Robinson for a touchdown and the then-No. 5-ranked Irish were about to take down top-ranked and defending national champion...

College Football's Top 25 Non-Conference Games for 2015

By Braden Gall, 2 weeks 1 day ago
There is a lot that is still unknown about the College Football Playoff Committee. One thing that was learned about the new postseason format in year number one is that the voters value strength of schedule. Teams have ramped-up non-conference scheduling almost instantly (See: No. 4 below) and the results are a healthy list of top-level games. It may take a few full seasons for...

Notre Dame Lands 3-star Michigan DE Adetokunbo Ogundeji

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Notre Dame added another recruit to its 2016 class despite the dead period getting a verbal from rangy defensive end Adetokunbo Ogundeji on Thursday. When Ogundeji made his announcement few were surprised Notre Dame’s name was called. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound, rising star had narrowed his list of offers down to Pitt, Rutgers, Cal, Toledo, and Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish had...

Notre Dame Wild Card Players for 2015

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 4 days ago
It could be a very special season in South Bend. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish return both leading receivers and their leading rusher from a season ago. The ultra-talented Malik Zaire takes over full-time under center behind an offensive line that returns three starters. Additionally, Zaire and Co. will have a defense that returns 10 starters from a season ago as a security blanket. All...

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With media days underway and players reporting to camps in August, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 50 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the...

Notre Dame Adds Canadian WR Chase Claypool to 2016 Recruiting Class

By Ryan Wright, 3 weeks 1 day ago
The long held theory that Canadian football is not on par with American football is starting to pivot. Each year more and more high school talent from up north is making their way south to play college ball in the U.S. Another recruit helping open the floodgates is wide receiver Chase Claypool. Colleges south of the Canadian border are very familiar with Claypool. The 6-foot-5, 214-pound...

Top 10 ACC Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 1 day ago
The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall.  The ACC may not get a team in the playoff and may not be one of the better Power 5 conferences. However, no one can blame the ACC for taking it easy in the non-conference.  There are nearly two dozen great non-conference games in the ACC in 2015.  AwayHomeDate1.Oct....

A College Football Fan's Dream Road Trip for 2015

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 5 days ago
You can go to one college football game each weekend. You can't go to the same place twice and the travel budget is endless. Where are you going? That's 14 straight weekends on 14 different campuses, so ask the spouse for forgiveness, not permission. The possibilities are almost endless. And it would make for a dream come true for most college football fans. So I...

2015 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Schedule

By Grant Marcus, 3 weeks 6 days ago
The 2015 Notre Dame football schedule kicks off in South Bend, where the Fighting Irish take on the Texas Longhorns. Viewers can watch the game at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Here's a look at the team's entire season schedule. DateOpponentLocationTime/Channel9/5/15Texas LonghornsNotre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN7:30 p.m. ETNBC9/12/15Virginia CavaliersScott StadiumCharlottesville, VA3:30 p.m...

Bovada Releases Updated Heisman Odds for July

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 6 hours ago
The 2015 college football season is just over 50 days away, and media days are just around the corner. And once August hits, teams will report to camp and start the official preparations for the upcoming season. Bovada released Heisman odds earlier this offseason, but the sportsbook has updated its list on Wednesday. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is now the favorite by Bovada, with...