No. 9 Irish ride Jones’ 176 yards to 30-27 victory over USC
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 9 Notre Dame survived upset-minded Southern California by staying grounded in chilly Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday night.
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Georgia becomes 1st major upset victim
A college football season truly starts with the first big upset.
No. 3 Georgia became the highest-ranked team to lose to an unranked team this season. The Bulldogs were popped...
USC’s Helton under microscope heading to No. 9 Notre Dame
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly of No. 9 Notre Dame knows a little how his Southern California counterpart Clay Helton might feel as their teams prepare for their 91st meeting Saturday...
USC’s defense feels refreshed for No. 9 Notre Dame
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Rector really needed a week off.
Sure, Rector played in Southern California's last game against Washington, but the defensive end never felt like himself because...
Old rivals meet when USC comes calling at No. 9 Notre Dame
Southern California (3-2) at No. 9 Notre Dame (4-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (NBC)/
USC faces 3rd straight ranked foe taking on No. 9 Notre Dame
Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK: Southern California at No. 9 Notre Dame. The last time we saw the Trojans, they were getting run over by...
Safety picked Notre Dame over USC because he found a bond
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Safety Alohi Gilman thought he'd be on the other side of the Notre Dame-Southern California rivalry when he decided to transfer from Navy three years ago.
USC frosh QB Kedon Slovis returns to start at Notre Dame
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freshman quarterback Kedon Slovis will return from an apparent concussion to start for Southern California at No. 9 Notre Dame on Saturday night.
Book throws 5 TDs as No. 9 Notre Dame routs Bowling Green
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — With Southern California on the horizon for No. 9 Notre Dame, Brian Kelly wanted his team to show explosiveness against Bowling Green on Saturday.
Irish eyes on ESPN’s ‘GameDay,’ with 2020 game in Dublin
ESPN's "College GameDay" will begin the 2020 season in Dublin, where Navy will play Notre Dame.
The trip outside the United State will be the first for the show since it started going to...
No. 9 Irish seek more decisive Book against Bowling Green
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly believes Ian Book needs to be more decisive if the ninth-ranked Fighting Irish are going to find their identity on offense.
No. 9 Irish look for offensive consistency versus Falcons
Bowling Green (1-3) at No. 9 Notre Dame (3-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (NBC).
LB Drew White emerges as leader for Notre Dame defense
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Maybe it was the injuries. Or the lightweight recruiting profile. Or maybe it was playing at one of the deepest positions at Notre Dame.
USC QBs need to cut out turnovers before trip to Notre Dame
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The road has not been kind to Southern California quarterbacks Kedon Slovis and Matt Fink.
Slovis, a freshman, threw three interceptions in an overtime loss at BYU in his...
Correction: T25-Virginia-Notre Dame story
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — In a story Sept. 28 about Notre Dame's victory over Virginia, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Notre Dame outgained Virginia 343 yards to 228. Notre Dame...
No. 10 Notre Dame puts playoff hopes up vs No. 18 Virginia
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — There is no margin for error now for No. 10 Notre Dame.
Coming off a 23-17 loss at No. 3 Georgia that silenced many doubters, the Fighting Irish (2-1) find themselves...
USC-Washington, Virginia-ND headline Week 5 schedule
Notre Dame tries to bounce back from a painful loss and Southern California tries to build on the momentum of a surprising win in the two most notable college football matchups this...
No. 10 Irish seek rebound from loss against No. 18 Virginia
No. 18 Virginia (4-0) at No. 10 Notre Dame (2-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (NBC).
Virginia-Notre Dame matchup headlines ACC’s Week 5
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 5:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 18 Virginia at No. 10 Notre Dame. The Cavaliers (4-0) will try to do something no Atlantic...
TE Cole Kmet returns, big game a plus for No. 10 Notre Dame
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — When it came time for tight end Cole Kmet's season debut, Notre Dame skipped the hors d'oeuvres.
"We put him right in the frying pan," coach Brian Kelly...
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Are there quality losses?
The value of a loss can be tricky to quantify for AP Top 25 voters.
For the first time this season, the AP college football poll presented by Regions Bank was given a good shake. Seven...
Notre Dame loses another big game but gains some respect
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — As the Notre Dame players trudged off the field, they received appreciative cheers from the Georgia fans at Sanford Stadium.
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Separating contenders and pretenders
Highlighted by three games matching top-15 teams, this was the first weekend of the season to seriously separate College Football Playoff contenders and pretenders.
No. 3 Georgia holds off No. 7 Notre Dame 23-17
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — On a raucous Saturday night between the hedges, No. 3 Georgia held on for a gutsy win that might have ramifications all the way to the College Football Playoff.
Super showdown: No. 3 Georgia takes on No. 7 Notre Dame
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Two years ago, this was the game that signaled Georgia's return to national prominence.
Now, it's a chance to solidify the Bulldogs' standing as a perennial championship...
Column: Time for Notre Dame to start making new memories
The echoes have been slumbering at Notre Dame for more than two decades.
The Fighting Irish really need to make some new memories.
Top 10 showdown as Georgia hosts Irish between the hedges
No. 7 Notre Dame (2-0) at No. 3 Georgia (3-0), Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Georgia-Notre Dame showdown highlights SEC schedule
Here are some things to watch during the fourth week of the Southeastern Conference football season.
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 7 Notre Dame (2-0) at No. 3 Georgia (3-0): These two storied...
Winding path firms up for Notre Dame RB Avery Davis
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Avery Davis has become a case study in perseverance, always wanting to help his team yet never in one place long enough to get a chance.
Bring on the Irish: A historic game between the hedges
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia players know it's a big game. They can read the polls. They can hear all the chatter around campus.
That doesn't mean they're well-versed on Notre Dame's...
Kelly and No. 7 Irish look forward to trip to No. 3 Georgia
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly sensed his No. 7 Notre Dame team had a little extra bounce in its step Sunday morning and it wasn't because of its 66-14 victory over New Mexico 16 hours...
AP Top 25 Reality Check: Gap between elite and rest grows
Before the season there was talk of a clear dividing line in college football between the elite programs, true national championship and perennial playoff contenders, and everybody...
Book throws for 5 TDs as No. 7 Notre Dame routs New Mexico
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book and No. 7 Notre Dame got some kinks out Saturday against New Mexico and now have No. 3 Georgia on their minds.
No. 3 Georgia romps to another win, 55-0 over Arkansas State
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Now, the real season begins for No. 3 Georgia.
Finishing off a dominating run through their first three games, the Bulldogs romped to a 55-0 win over Arkansas State on...
Kelly makes point with No. 7 Irish before New Mexico visit
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly decided to be proactive before No. 7 Notre Dame gets more than a wakeup call.
After viewing film of his team's lackluster 35-17 victory at Louisville and...
No. 7 Notre Dame entertains first-time foe New Mexico
New Mexico (1-0) at No. 7 Notre Dame (1-0), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. EDT (NBC).
Jones eager to show he’s up to being Notre Dame’s top back
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Tony Jones Jr. is in no position to demand the football. It is not his nature, either.
It may finally be time for Notre Dame to make the patient senior its featured...
Kelly defends Book as No. 7 Irish get physical in bye week
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A week after the lackluster, season-opening 35-17 victory at Louisville, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly wasn't going to pile on his team and, specifically, senior quarterback...
Gamecocks, Charleston Southern deal with injuries, storm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It's been a challenging week for South Carolina and Charleston Southern.
The Gamecocks have had to deal with the loss of starting quarterback Jake Bentley, out for at...
New Mexico’s Bob Davie won’t make the trip to Notre Dame
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Bob Davie won't make the trip next week when the Lobos travel to face his former team, No. 8 Notre Dame.
Silver lining: No. 8 Notre Dame youth got time vs Louisville
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — There are some questions marks for No. 8 Notre Dame after a somewhat lackluster showing on the road to open the season, even if it ended with a 35-17 win over...
Errant pass thrown by Irish QB Book breaks dancer’s nose
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville dance team member will have to visit a specialist to repair a broken nose she sustained when she was hit by an errant pass thrown by Notre Dame's Ian...
New Mexico not yet evaluating who will coach vs Notre Dame
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico spokesman says the team has not yet reached the point of making coaching decisions for the Lobos' Sept. 14 game against Notre Dame.
No. 9 Notre Dame pulls away from Louisville 35-17
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Briefly caught off guard by Louisville's intensity, Notre Dame turned up its energy as well to take control with big plays.
New Mexico’s Davie expects ‘recovery’ after hospitalized
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Bob Davie, rushed to an Albuquerque hospital after his team's season-opening victory over Sam Houston State with "a serious medical incident," said Sunday...
No. 9 Notre Dame moves on from CFP loss against Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A discouraging end to an otherwise great 2018 season made for a long offseason for Notre Dame.
The No. 9 Fighting Irish will try to start another national championship...
New Mexico coach Davie hospitalized after ‘serious’ incident
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Bob Davie was recovering in a hospital Saturday night after "a serious medical incident" moments after his team's victory against Sam Houston...
Wimbush, Gabriel shine, No. 17 UCF trounces Florida A&M 62-0
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Wimbush was impressive. Dillon Gabriel may have been just as good.
Together the redshirt senior transfer, true freshman and even third-stringer Quadry Jones...
No. 9 Notre Dame visits rebuilding Louisville on Labor Day
No. 9 Notre Dame (12-1 last season) at Louisville (2-10), Monday at 8 p.m. ET (ESPN).