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  1. Five things we learned: Notre Dame vs. Miami

    Dec 31, 2010, 6:20 PM EDT

    Michael Floyd

    Irish fans have heard this story before. Two storied programs come into a bowl game with millions of eyes watching. One walks out a shell of its former self. The other, with sky-high expectations for next season after an impressive performance. Only this time, it’s Irish fans buzzing with excitement after their team took another…

  2. Live Blog — Notre Dame vs. Miami

    Dec 31, 2010, 1:15 PM EDT

    Floyd WMU

    It feels good just writing Notre Dame vs. Miami. One of the best match-ups of the bowl season, the Irish and Hurricanes might not be the teams they were 20 years ago, but give the Sun Bowl their most attractive pairing in the 77 years of the bowl’s history. For the last time in 2010,…

  3. Tuesdays with BK: Sun Bowl edition

    Dec 28, 2010, 3:16 PM EDT

    Getty Images - Jonathan Daniel

    Welcome back to the season’s final Tuesdays with BK, this time coming from El Paso, Texas. In front of a different crowd than usual, Brian Kelly discussed hot topics like Duval Kamara, the future of Michael Floyd, keys to defeating the Hurricanes, and carrying Sun Bowl momentum into 2011. Our friends over at UND.com have…

  4. Kamara out for Sun Bowl

    Dec 27, 2010, 5:05 PM EDT

    Getty Images - Nick Laham

    Just days after he was listed atop the depth chart at wide receiver, Duval Kamara won’t be on the field for the Irish in the Sun Bowl. Both Ben Ford of the Elkhart Truth and Brian Hamilton of the Chicago Tribune report via Twitter that Kamara is out for “personal reasons,” an explanation that could…

  5. Irish arrive in El Paso, festivities begin

    Dec 27, 2010, 11:26 AM EDT

    Kelly Sombrero

    While nasty weather across the country did its best to keep players traveling to Texas on their toes, the Irish arrived in El Paso and were welcomed by great crowds as Sun Bowl festivities begin. UND.com has a great mix of photos and videos, including a mariachi band welcome at the El Paso airport, a…

  6. Bowl game depth chart released

    Dec 23, 2010, 8:00 AM EDT

    Daniel Smith

    With preparations complete for the Sun Bowl, Notre Dame released its bowl game depth chart, which had a few interesting surprises, namely Daniel Smith’s first inclusion on the two-deep. Here’s the rest of the offensive depth chart: WR Duval Kamara John Goodman TJ Jones WR Theo Riddick Robby Toma TJ Jones LT Zack Martin Andrew…

  7. Williams back to healthy as Irish prep for bowl

    Dec 6, 2010, 1:45 PM EDT

    Getty Images - Jonathan Daniel

    Brian Kelly is discussing all things Irish and Sun Bowl this morning, but the biggest news (other than the Irish going to El Paso) to break this weekend is that Ian Williams has pronounced himself 100 percent healthy and will be fully available for the bowl game. “I think I’m 100 percent right now,” Williams…

  8. Notre Dame-Miami rivalry to get started early in Sun Bowl

    Dec 5, 2010, 5:20 PM EDT

    Brian Kelly - vs. Michigan

    While the announcement of the Irish and Hurricanes reuniting in 2012 had many fans excited, the Sun Bowl kick-started the process, reuniting Notre Dame and Miami in a dream scenario for bowl organizers. “After waiting 77 years, the stars have finally lined up for us,” John Folmer, Hyundai Sun Bowl chairman said today. “I have…

  9. Best shots for bowling

    Dec 1, 2010, 12:55 PM EDT

    ClausenHawaii

    Quite a few different places have taken aim at guessing where the Irish end up this postseason. Both Frank Vitovitch at UHND.com and Eric Hansen at the South Bend Tribune have done some good digging on the Irish opportunities and came to pretty similar conclusions. Both Eric and Frank have the Irish deciding between the…