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:: Another Look: Notre Dame Will Not Be Denied, Beats Pitt 23-17, rises to 3-3 on the season
Notre Dame trailed 3-0 early, led by as much as 20-3 in the third quarter, and overcame a furious Pitt rally to bring home a 23-17 victory before a raucous crowd at Notre Dame Stadium. Notre Dame closes its brutal first six games at 3-3, effectively halfway to bowl eligibility. - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Oct. 10, 2010

:: Notre Dame vs. Pitt Depth Charts
Notre Dame vs. Pitt depth charts, in complementary dual-column format, HTML text. Notre Dame KR Bennett Jackson moves into the #1 slot as a kickoff-returner, and WR John Goodman moves into the co-#1 slot for one of the WR positions. FB/Heavy-HB Robert Hughes remains in the #2-RB slot.

- Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Oct. 6, 2010

:: Notre Dame Beats Boston College 31-13 in Chestnut Hill;
Irish rise to challenge in decisive turning-point for season

Notre Dame exploded out of the gates with a 21-0 first quarter and then took care of business, defeating Boston College 31-13. - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Oct. 3, 2010

:: Irish Season at Turning-Point: Notre Dame vs. Pitt Preview
Notre Dame comes off a decisive road win at Boston College, in position to get back to .500 with a home win over Pitt. If the Irish can play hard and pull out a win, they set themselves halfway to bowl eligibility, and tee themselves up well for the second half of the season. - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Oct. 8, 2010

:: Up Next: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Pittsburgh Panthers
Notre Dame Stadium ~ Oct. 9, 3:30 PM ET - NBC
... the 66th meeting between Notre Dame and Pittsburgh ... Notre Dame leading series 44-20-1, with a 19-10 record against Pitt in the House that Rockne Built ... but in the last two Notre Dame home games, Notre Dame lost to Pitt on last-second field goals, 41-38 and 36-33, including a 4-OT loss that was the longest game in the history of both programs .... - Leprechaun Express: Irish Game Day

:: Notre Dame Has Must-Win Game at Boston College; Irish Season Tipping in the Balance
One loose definition of a "must-win" game is that, if you win it helps, and if you lose it's a catastrophe. Notre Dame faces a must-win game at Boston College, its season one-third over and its record dangling at 1-3 ... - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Sept. 30, 2010

:: Preview: Notre Dame Heads to Boston College
Notre Dame's season hanging in the balance, the Fighting Irish head to first-year Head Coach Brian Kelly's hometown to play Boston College for the Frank Leahy Memorial Bowl - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Oct. 2, 2010

:: Frank Leahy: Legendary Notre Dame coach also set the bar at Boston College
... second-winningest coach in college football, third-winningest at Notre Dame at 87-11-9, also went 20-2 at Boston College ....
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Oct. 23, 2009

:: Television Coverage: Notre Dame vs. Boston College on TV
All across the United States, and with at least some high-speed internet service, the Notre Dame-Boston College game is available. Check the TV regional coverage map to whether it is on ABC (blue region), or ESPN-2 (yellow region), or check www.espn3.com and click "View Now" to see whether you can see the ABC college football video feeds. - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Oct. 2, 2010

:: Manti Te'o #1 Tackler in College Football; Notre Dame Linebacker Leads Div. I-A/FBS After Huge 21-Tackle Performance
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o is the #1 tackler in college football heading into the Notre Dame-Boston College game - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Sept. 30, 2010

:: Next Up: Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Boston College Eagles
Chestnut Hill ~ Oct. 2 - ABC/ESPN-2 Regional Split
Irish Game Day, Notre Dame vs. Boston College ... check back for updates and news/resource links ...

:: Notre Dame vs. Boston College Depth Charts [HTML]
Notre Dame vs. Boston College depth charts, in complementary dual-column format - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Sept. 27, 2010

:: Another Look: Notre Dame Embarrassed by Stanford 37-14, Drops to 1-3 on the Year
Stanford routed Notre Dame 37-14 at Notre Dame Stadium, on its way to a top-10 AP ranking for the Cardinal. With Brian Kelly's first season one-third complete, the Irish have fallen to 1-3, their worst start since 2007. - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Sept. 25, 2010

 

:: Notre Dame Football Season At A Tipping-Point? Time to Panic?
Their season one-fourth over, Notre Dame has lost two-thirds of their games. The Irish ready for a Stanford team ranked in the top-20, in the top-10 in significant statistical categories. Some local news sources have said it's not time to panic. The logical response is, why not? - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update Sept. 25, 2010

 

:: Notre Dame Football Notable Quotables
Parseghian, Holtz, Leahy, Rockne, Gipp, Chevigny - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update - ongoing. 14, 2010

:: Another Look: Irish Nipped by Wolverines in Wild Thriller (Update 1)
Combining for 1,067 yards of offense and four lead changes, Notre Dame and Michigan went wire-to-wire in one of the wildest contests in a series dating back to an 1887 pick-up game - Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update - Sept. 13, 2010

:: Brian Kelly Triumphs in Fighting Irish Debut, Notre Dame tops Purdue 23-12
Notre Dame beat Purdue 23-12 at home, opening its 2010 season and the Brian Kelly era 1-0. The Fighting Irish looked strong with flashes of brilliance on both sides of the ball, as well as special teams ... Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Sept. 6, 2010

:: Notre Dame says BYU independence a smart move, wants to play BYU in football; BYU announces efforts towards six-year deal
Notre Dame Athletic Directory Jack Swarbrick recently told the Chicago Tribune that BYU going independent was a smart move, and that Notre Dame will schedule BYU in football. Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Sept. 1, 2010

:: Kelly's Heroes Hit the Big Stage
While some of the media have focused on the implied myth of the Messiah Coach, or at least the preseason honeymoon, a human drama quietly unfolds in Notre Dame, Indiana ...
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Aug. 5, 2010

:: Term Limits for Notre Dame Head Football Coaches?
Being Head Coach at Notre Dame is like being President of the United States. You only do it for five or ten years, and you only do it if you're at the top of your game ... essentially the only Notre Dame Head Football Coaches to stay more than five years have been Hall of Famers winning national championships ...
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, May 29, 2010

:: Brian Kelly among top-5 winningest coachs since 2007
Over the past three seasons heading into 2010, Brian Kelly is the fourth-winningest coach in FBS/Div. I-A college football, going 33-6, with an average record of 11-2 across that time. His campaign culminating in a 12-0 regular season record in 2009 before leaving his stint at Cincinnati to take the reins at Notre Dame.
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, May 1, 2010

:: Notre Dame and Boston College agree to extend historic rivalry
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, June 10, 2010

Notre Dame and Boston College have extended their football rivalry until 2019, set to play six times across nine years for the Frank Leahy Memorial Bowl ... the two schools presently are the only Catholic colleges playing football in Div. I-A/FBS

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:: Notre Dame Fans Follow NFL Draft
Notre Dame football fans are following the 2010 NFL Draft with rapt anticipation, with a half-dozen former Fighting Irish representing some of the best talent now available to the NFL Draft. Pacing the group are All-American quarterback Jimmy Clausen, most likely the best passing quarterback in big-time college football, and All-American and Beletnikoff Award-winning wide receiver Golden Tate. Eric Olsen, Sam Young, Kyle McCarthy, and Robby Parris also are drawing attention as NFL prospects.
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, April 22, 2010

Notre Dame Football Resource Links & NewsWatch

:: Notre Dame Football official site - UND.com
:: Notre Dame Game Day - University of Notre Dame - ND.edu
:: Notre Dame Weather (46556) - National Weather Service

:: Offense Shines in Blue-Gold Game: Brian Kelly got to show off his new spread offense during Notre Dame's annual Blue-Gold game - AP/UND.com, April 24, 2010
:: Blue-Gold Spring Game Quotes - UND.com, April 24, 2010
:: 2010 Blue-Gold Game statistics (PDF) - UND.com

:: Irish QBs Crist and Montana just fine in spring game Starter Crist accomplishes goal and ready to work all summer - Chicago Tribune, April 24, 2010
:: Notre Dame football: Fans get peek at Kelly's pace at Blue-Gold game - South Bend Tribune, April 24, 2010
:: Running game shines for Irish at Blue-Gold Game - Niles Daily Star [undated]
:: Irish DE Nwankwo ready to make an impact - WSBT, April 26, 2010
:: Irish freshman Jones filling void at WR - WSBT, April 26, 2010
:: Montana outduels Crist in Blue-Gold game - ESPN Chicago, April 26, 2010

:: Blue-Gold Game Guide - UND.com
:: Blue-Gold Game, full game notes (PDF) - UND.com, April 23, 2010
:: Blue-Gold Game roster (PDF) - UND.com, April 23, 2010

:: Blue-Gold Game To Be Streamed LIVE On Und.com 81st-annual spring game on Saturday will be broadcast exclusively on und.com., UND.com, April 19, 2010

:: Irish Close Out Spring With 81st Annual Blue-Gold Game - UND.com to webcast the game live, as fans will get first look at Irish under new head coach Brian Kelly, UND.com, April 23, 2010

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:: Notre Dame vs. Michigan State Depth Charts
Notre Dame vs. Michigan State depth charts, in complementary dual-column format- Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Sept. 18, 2010

:: Notre Dame holds 81st Blue-Gold Game, "televised" for first time on live streaming video
Notre Dame takes the field Saturday, April 24, at 1:30 PM ET in its first game at Notre Dame Stadium under new Head Football Coach Brian Kelly, the 81st Blue-Gold Game. The intrasquad scrimmage closes out a reportedly successful spring practice season, and will be "televised" for the first time by live streaming video at UND.com.
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, April 23, 2010

:: Frank Leahy: Legendary Notre Dame coach also set the bar at Boston College
... second-winningest coach in college football, third-winningest at Notre Dame at 87-11-9, also went 20-2 at Boston College ....
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Oct. 23, 2009

:: Notre Dame Football Game Day
... check back as Notre Dame's schedule is fleshed out with resource links, pregame commentaries, and post-game wrap-ups ...

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:: Notre Dame vs. Michigan Depth Charts
Notre Dame vs. Michigan depth charts, in complementary dual-column format ... Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Sept. 10, 2010

:: Notre Dame vs. Michigan 2010: Can Fighting Irish Continue Momentum Against Wildcard Wolverines?
After a strong opening win over Purdue, Notre Dame and first-year Head Coach Brian Kelly look to continue forward momentum against a resurgent Michigan. Notre Dame will have to bring bowl game intensity and full team effort. Kick-off is shortly after 3:30 PM ET on NBC.
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update - Sept. 10, 2010

:: For Notre Dame, will dangerous Purdue prove a perfect storm of an opponent?
Notre Dame has finally rebuilt, and is teed up for excellence. They meet a strong Purdue program that knocked off Ohio State last year, finished 4-2 the second half of the season, is looking the turn the corner with a second-year head coach, and had all off-season to focus on Notre Dame ... Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Sept. 2, 2010

:: Brian Kelly says rushing defense key for Notre Dame, praises Purdue ground-game toughness
"Well, I know you can't win championships without playing good run defense ... And we'll get tested right out of the gates. Purdue is going to run the football...." Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Sept. 1, 2010

:: Notre Dame Football opens 2010 fall camp
Notre Dame Football's 2010 season gets underway with their first practice at 3:00 PM ET, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010. Brian Kelly kicks things off the day before with a Friday noon press conference ....
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, Aug. 6, 2010

:: Notre Dame offense stokes anticipation with Blue-Gold Game
Capping off spring practice, Fighting Irish offensive units cranked out 744 yards in Notre Dame's 81st Blue-Gold Game, Saturday, April 24. Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly, calling the game a "first coat of paint," saw signs for optimism, saying "we got a chance to see some things today obviously that we can build on, and I think those are pretty evident."
Leprechaun Express: Notre Dame Football Intel Update, May 1, 2010

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:: Another Look: Notre Dame Will Not Be Denied, Beats Pitt 23-17, rises to 3-3 on the season
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ND vs. Pitt
:: Notre Dame Beats Boston College 31-13 in Chestnut Hill; Irish rise to challenge in decisive turning-point for season
:: ND vs. BC
:: Frank Leahy: Legendary Notre Dame coach also set the bar at Boston College
:: Notre Dame Embarrassed by Stanford 37-14, Drops to 1-3 on the Year
:: Notre Dame Football Season At A Tipping-Point? Time to Panic?
:: Notable Quotables
:: Irish Nipped by Wolverines in Wild Thriller (Update 1)
:: Brian Kelly Triumphs in Fighting Irish Debut, Notre Dame tops Purdue 23-12
:: Notre Dame says BYU independence a smart move, wants to play BYU in football; BYU announces efforts for six-year deal
:: Kelly's Heroes Hit the Big Stage
:: Notre Dame Football opens 2010 fall camp
:: Term Limits for Notre Dame Head Football Coaches?
:: Notre Dame 2010 schedule: historic, national, exciting

:: Fighting Irish Lore: Knute Rockne Era
:: Fighting Irish Lore: Frank Leahy
:: Frank Leahy: Legendary Notre Dame coach also set the bar at Boston College

Resource Links
:: Notre Dame vs. Boston College Game Notes [PDF]
:: Notre Dame vs. Boston College Game Week - UND.com

:: Notre Dame 2010 statistical summary - NCAA database
:: Notre Dame Roster
:: Notre Dame Football official site - UND.com

:: Boston College Weather - National Weather Service (NWS providing data for Brookline rather than Chestnut Hill)

:: Boston College statistics - NCAA database
:: Boston College Football official site

:: Notre Dame Football 2010 Media Guide (Table of Contents, PDF sections)
:: Notre Dame Football 2010 Media Guide (Table of Contents, Flash)

:: Notre Dame Weather 46556 - National Weather Service

Irish News Watch
:: A Conversation with Ara Parseghian, Part 1: The Early Years
:: A Conversation with Ara Parseghian, Part 2: The Notre Dame Years
:: A Conversation with Ara Parseghian, Part 3: Fight of His Life

:: Wounded Veteran, ND Alum Rocky Bleier never gave up on NFL dream
:: Echoes: As ND as football, Mother's Day and community service (Notre Dame Player/Coach Frank Hering)
:: "May I Have Your Attention Please" excerpt


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