Anthony Brown

Notre Dame’s Opponents: Georgia’s loss betters Irish chances, as does all chaos

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After losing at Georgia, Notre Dame’s résumé was never going to be enough to get the Irish into the College Football Playoff this season. Even just three weeks into September, it was clear no other Notre Dame opponent would qualify as a marquee win. There was (is) plenty of time for USC, Michigan and/or Stanford [more]

Notre Dame’s Opponents: The rise of Michigan and Stanford

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Two of Notre Dame’s remaining opponents saw a quarterback change this weekend, one by choice and one by injury. The choice played well, albeit inefficiently, while the injury replacement showed why he was the backup quarterback in the first place. Louisville (3-2): The Cardinals logged their first ACC win since 2017 by beating Boston College, [more]

Notre Dame’s Opponents: Proving moments arrive for USC, Michigan

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The week of Notre Dame’s biggest game of the year may be an odd one to specifically keep an eye on its opponents, but three of the toughest remaining Irish opponents have notable challenges this weekend, as well, and two of them do not conflict with the primetime slot at Georgia. Louisville (2-1): The Cardinals [more]

Notre Dame’s bowl likelihoods and opponents round-up

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If discussing Notre Dame’s bowl possibilities, the new No. 8 ranking in Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff selection committee poll means only so much. One most also project how the Irish will finish the season. If Notre Dame wins its last two games (v. Navy; at Stanford), a spot in a playoff-eligible bowl is assured. [more]