James Gardner

Things We Learned: Notre Dame is focused, but continues to struggle in the secondary & with Wimbush’s accuracy


NOTRE DAME, Ind. — It was decisive. It was never in doubt. It was efficient. The 52-17 Irish victory over Miami (OH) on Saturday was exactly what it should have been, and that made it different. This space poised the Thursday question, “Will Notre Dame stay focused on the RedHawks?” A year ago, the answer [more]

Notre Dame puts Miami (OH) away early and often


NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The Irish did what good teams do, they blew out their opponent. From the outset, No. 22 Notre Dame (4-1) made the matchup with Miami (2-3) a clear mismatch Saturday evening en route to a 52-17 victory. Not even half a minute into the game, Irish junior running back Josh Adams [more]

And In That Corner … The Miami RedHawks and former Notre Dame assistant Chuck Martin


Notre Dame has not faced Miami (OH) in more than a century. Irish fans can be forgiven for not knowing much about the RedHawks aside from their head coach looking a bit familiar. To offer a quick education, let’s turn to Brady Pfister, beat writer for The Miami Student: DF: Starting with football-specific questions, senior quarterback Gus [more]