Chris Brown

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 25 Braden Lenzy, speedy sophomore receiver

5 Comments

Listed Measurements: 5-foot-11, 184 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A sophomore, Lenzy has all four seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2019, after not taking the field last year. Depth chart: Lenzy should begin preseason behind junior Michael Young at the field receiver position, a spot often subjected to zone or safety-help coverages, but one where speed [more]

The good, the bad and the ugly: Notre Dame vs. Clemson

66 Comments

For a variety of reasons, Notre Dame’s 24-22 loss stings a little bit more than usual. The self-inflicted mistakes. The horrible start in an electric environment. The dropped passes and the missed blocks. Not to mention the two failed two-point conversions. On a night where Notre Dame needed to bring close to their best to leave [more]

Five things we learned: Clemson 24, Notre Dame 22

100 Comments

Notre Dame walked into Memorial Stadium saying they weren’t worried about Hurricane Joaquin. But they sure should have been more worried about the Clemson Tigers. The Irish may have lost when DeShone Kizer’s version of student-body right failed to convert a two-point conversion that would’ve forced overtime. But Notre Dame was beat in the game’s opening minutes, [more]

The good, the bad, the ugly: Notre Dame vs. UMass

60 Comments

After Notre Dame’s 62-27 win, Brian Kelly said the Irish will follow their standard 24-hour rule and celebrate their victory. But here’s guessing they cut the celebration short a few hours, knowing there was significant work to be done before heading to South Carolina for their biggest game of the year thus far. But before [more]

3-0: Assessing the Irish at the quarter-turn

16 Comments

Step back from the computer. Or perhaps imagine yourself at a summer barbecue, talking football over a cold one with your friends. If someone told you the Irish would be 3-0 with decisive victories over Texas and Georgia Tech, you’d have taken it, right? Well that’s where Brian Kelly’s team finds itself, undefeated at the [more]