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Two Conference USA games postponed due to COVID-19
Two Conference USA games scheduled for the weekend, including No. 19 Marshall at Florida International, have been postponed because of COVID-19.
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What would Lawrence get from returning to Clemson?
Michael Holley and Michael Smith wonder if Trevor Lawrence's hint at staying at Clemson one more year is because he doesn't want to go to the Jets or because he wants to stay at the college level.
Tight end emphasis costs Notre Dame tempo, a sacrifice worth the personnel focus
Notre Dame knew its tight ends would be its strength this season, so the Irish geared their offense toward Michael Mayer and Tommy Tremble, creating a nice side effect of increased time of possession.
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Leftovers & Links: Notre Dame’s defensive strength still awaiting drop-back passers
No. 4 Notre Dame is giving up fewer than 10 points per game, but the Irish defense may be best-suited for opponents yet to come.
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AP Top 25: Indiana jumps in at 17; Ohio State moves up to 3
Indiana jumps into the AP Top 25 after pulling off the weekend’s most dramatic upset and Ohio State moves up to No. 3 following a dominant season debut.
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Notre Dame risks turning attention to Clemson to find peak before Nov. 7
Notre Dame and Clemson do not meet until Nov. 7, but Irish head coach Brian Kelly risked bringing up the Tigers to kick the Irish into gear against Pittsburgh.
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No. 3 Notre Dame exposes Pittsburgh’s deep flaws in 45-3 rout
Ian Book's two deep touchdowns to Ben Skowronek set an explosive tone for No. 3 Notre Dame in its 45-3 dominance of Pittsburgh.
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No. 3 Notre Dame at Pittsburgh: Who, what, when, where, why and by how much?
No. 3 Notre Dame faces its stiffest challenge yet at Pittsburgh, where the vaunted Irish ground game will run right into the Panthers' stifling defensive line.
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30 Years of Notre Dame on NBC: Offensive high against Pittsburgh brings ironic end to Willingham’s tenure
Notre Dame's 10-1 start under Tyrone Willingham overshadowed offensive issues he would never correct in his three seasons, until his last game at Notre Dame Stadium.
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Army-Navy goes from Philly to West Point
The Army-Navy game in December has been moved from Philadelphia to West Point due to attendance limits placed on outdoor events in Pennsylvania.
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Things To Learn: Time for Notre Dame to lean on its strength, not its development
Notre Dame could tinker and still get to 4-0, but the Irish may need to rely on their strengths to remain unbeaten, forgoing long-term development.
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Conflict rages over ‘The Eyes of Texas’
Losing football games is one thing at the University of Texas. A challenge to the hallowed school song is quite another.
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No. 10 Florida plans to resume practice
No. 10 Florida is planning to return to its football facility Monday, nearly two weeks after the program shut down due to a COVID-19 outbreak.
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Big 12 defense rising up, changing reputation
Defenses are making a stand early during this Big 12 season.
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Odds heavily favor Hokies in Week 8 CFB slate
Drew Dinsick unpacks the Week 8 college football, highlighting his picks and best bets for a number of big time matchups, including Virginia Tech vs Wake Forest.
Hainsey, Hinish and Pittsburgh key Notre Dame’s return from 2016’s debacle
As Notre Dame fell apart in 2016, a Pittsburgh contingent held its recruiting class together. Robert Hainsey and Kurt Hinish play key roles now, just as they did then.
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Pitt and a backup QB await Notre Dame
No. 3 Notre Dame finally takes to the road to face a Pittsburgh team in turmoil leaning on a backup QB but boasting one of the country's best defenses.
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All-American Bowl: Road to the Dome Episode 6
Paul Burmeister takes you on the road to meet this week's featured All-Americans and 247 Sports' director of scouting Barton Simmons offers insight into the top seniors across the country.
Notre Dame’s Opponents: Pittsburgh ponders QB Pickett’s availability; Clemson rolls
While No. 3 Notre Dame awaits Pittsburgh, wondering if Panthers senior QB Kenny Pickett will be healthy, No. 1 Clemson continues to roll in astounding fashion.
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Edwards: ASU fighting through unprecedented times
Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards joins Michael Holley and Michael Smith to discuss N'Keal Harry's season with the Pats and how the Sun Devils are preparing to play in the midst of a pandemic.
Space Notre Dame’s friend off the field, its foe in the red zone
Notre Dame has struggled in the red zone, and it will have one less option to consider to solve those scoring issues moving forward.
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Irish win warrants celebration, for one couple more than others
Notre Dame may have struggled past Louisville, 12-7, but the win was worth quite the celebration for some, including Irish receiver Ben Skowronek.
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AP Top 25: Clemson remains overwhelming No. 1 over Alabama
Clemson easily held off Alabama on to retain the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25, extending its longest run atop the poll to seven weeks.
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Florida’s Dan Mullen tests positive for COVID-19
Florida coach Dan Mullen, who last week wanted 90,000 fans packed inside the stadium amid a pandemic, says he has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Things We Learned: Notre Dame’s defense remains elite, a luxury the offense needs
By leading the way in a 12-7 grind against Louisville, Notre Dame's defense showed how the Irish remain a contender despite offensive misgivings.
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Highlights: Book, Notre Dame hold off Louisville
Ian Book scrambles for the Irish's only touchdown as two field goals and an onside technicality help Notre Dame capture a 12-7 victory over the Cardinals to remain undefeated so far in 2020.
Kelly: Lessons to be learned after Irish win
Brian Kelly says the Fighting Irish did a nice job defensively and the offense controlled the football, but he sees plenty of room for improvement, especially in the red zone.
Onside technicality saves Notre Dame in 12-7 win against Louisville
A line in the fine print of the rule book sparked No. 4 Notre Dame's 12-7 win against Louisville, a slog of a game in every respect.
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Book scrambles for first Irish TD vs. Louisville
Ian Book scampers into the endzone in the third quarter for the first Fighting Irish touchdown of the afternoon against the Louisville Cardinals.
SEC clears Nick Saban to coach Alabama vs. Georgia
The SEC cleared Alabama coach Nick Saban on Saturday to coach in the Crimson Tide's game against Georgia after he tested negative for COVID-19 the past three days.
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No. 4 Notre Dame vs. Louisville: Who, what, when, where, why and by how much?
When Louisville faces No. 4 Notre Dame this afternoon, it will face an Irish roster intent on putting an exclamation point onto their complete return from a coronavirus outbreak.
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Nick Saban tests negative for COVID-19
Alabama coach Nick Saban tested negative for COVID-19 during a follow-up, which leaves open the possibility of a return to the sideline against Georgia.
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Les Miles cleared of COVID-19 but skipping West Virginia
Kansas coach Les Miles has been cleared to return to after his positive test for COVID-19, but out of caution is skipping the team’s trip to WVU.
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Cincinnati-Tulsa, FIU-Charlotte postponed due to COVID-19
No. 8 Cincinnati at Tulsa and FIU at Charlotte on Saturday are postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests.
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30 Years of Notre Dame on NBC: Darius Walker’s 2004 debut powers upset of No. 8 Michigan
A two-possession underdog at home, Notre Dame upset No. 8 Michigan behind an unknown running back, a ball carrier who would set the tone for the next three years.
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Thor Nystrom analyzes Alabama-Georgia
Thor Nystrom breaks down this week's big matchup between Georgia and Alabama and details why he likes the Tide to cover at -4.5.
Things To Learn: Notre Dame seeks offensive, defensive consistency on conflicting timelines
Notre Dame's passing game showed up against Florida State, somewhat unexpectedly so. If the Irish prove that can happen consistently against Louisville, their 2020 outlook may change dramatically.
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Notre Dame with zero players in isolation or quarantine for the first time in five weeks
Notre Dame halted all football activities back on Sept. 22. as its outbreak gained steam. A bit more than three weeks later, the Irish are all clear.
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Wilkins draws inspiration from mother, late father
Joe Wilkins Jr. joins Jac Collinsworth to reflect on his late father, his mother's resilience and how he feels empowered by his family to capitalize on different life opportunities and persevere wtih Notre...
Hamilton sees 'no ceiling' for success in football
Notre Dame safety Kyle Hamilton joins Jac Collinsworth to discuss choosing football over basketball, the impact football has had on his life and his playing style with the Irish.
Crawford’s and Hamilton’s differences create a Notre Dame strength at safety
Notre Dame has yet to showcase its safety duo, an unexpected pairing that works in large part to the differences between Shaun Crawford and Kyle Hamilton.
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Coastal Carolina knocks off No. 21 La.-Lafayette 30-27
Try as they might, the No. 21-ranked Ragin’ Cajuns were handed their first loss of the season by Coastal Carolina.
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Nick Saban, Alabama AD Greg Byrne test positive for COVID-19
Alabama coach Nick Saban and AD Greg Byrne have tested positive for COVID-19 before the second-ranked Crimson Tide is set to face No. 3 Georgia.
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All-American Bowl: Road to the Dome Episode 5
Paul Burmeister takes you on the road to meet this week's featured All-Americans and 247 Sports' director of scouting Barton Simmons offers insight into the top seniors across the country.
SEC postpones LSU-Florida as Gators deal with outbreak
the SEC postponed Saturday’s game between No. 10 Florida and defending national champion LSU after the Gators had 19 players test positive for COVID-19.
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And In That Corner … No. 4 Notre Dame returns to ‘normalcy’ against Louisville
Notre Dame welcomes its return to "normalcy," which comes with the headaches presented by Scott Satterfield's Louisville offense.
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Notre Dame’s Opponents: Clemson is ‘good’, the rest of the ACC confusing
Brian Kelly has not let his attention wander around the ACC, only focusing on Notre Dame's next opponents, though even he recognizes Clemson's status.
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Notre Dame defensive flux continues with LB Paul Moala out for year
Notre Dame will be without linebacker Paul Moala for the rest of the season after the local star tore his Achilles against Florida State.
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Leftovers & Links: Unexpected veterans key Notre Dame’s adaptability
Notre Dame needed to lean on unexpected veterans in unusual positions to work through the on-field effects of its coronavirus outbreak, but their experience proved plenty.
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AP Top 25: LSU drops out of poll for first time since 2017
LSU is out of the AP Top 25 for the first time since 2017 and is the first defending national champion to drop from the rankings in nine years.
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