Toby Gerhart

Monday’s Leftover’s: Notre Dame was always going to play this out at least one more year


Three out of the past four years, Notre Dame has reached November with genuine College Football Playoff aspirations. In 2014, injuries removed any chances of finishing the season strongly. In 2015, close losses belied the nature of college football. Then defensive youth and overall indifference torpedoed the season in September a year ago. None of [more]

Pregame Six Pack: An epic season finale


Breaking Bad. Mad Men. Game of Thrones. None of them had season finales with more on the line than Notre Dame on Saturday. Walt White battled Gustavo Fring. Four houses met for a Red Wedding. And Don Draper survived Sterling Cooper (and himself) again and again. But Brian Kelly’s team has a chance to finish a season [more]