Douglas Farmer

30 Years of Notre Dame on NBC: Tommy Rees’ first career start, an upset exaggerated

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A decade later, the celebration has been greatly exaggerated. Retellings claim Notre Dame fans stormed the field after the Irish upset No. 15 Utah back in 2010. That 28-3 victory was, after all, Notre Dame’s first win against an AP top-25 team in its last 12 tries. It came via the arm of a certain [more]

Back to the future for Notre Dame’s recruiting

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Amid all the current chaos and uncertainty, Notre Dame may be able to rely on familiar patterns in one realm, recruiting. If this Irish coaching staff was a new one, on the job for only one or two years, then the lack of clarity about anything whatsoever would extend to chasing the next stars on [more]

Hey Notre Dame fans, help out South Bend’s restaurants

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Notre Dame fans have made this suggestion before. In fact, they have made it many times before. It is not that it was explicitly ignored; it is that honoring it would have unnecessarily risked offending some fine people via unintentional exclusion. Now, though, they have bigger things to worry about than if a middling sports [more]

UNLV-Notre Dame 2022 meeting means much more than merely future schedule filler

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It is too soon to see a light at the end of the tunnel. Hopefully, if we all continue to behave, a few weeks from now will bring more certainty regarding the disastrous effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but for now, all we know is we are in a long tunnel of sports darkness. Notre [more]

Leftovers & Links: A promise to you, Notre Dame fans

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While everything else is uncertain, know this much: "Inside the Irish" will continue to offer you a brief distraction if not every day, than far more days than not. [more]