Photo via Notre Dame athletics/ABC footage As Notre Dame head coach, Lou Holtz went 6-2-1 against Michigan. Of those nine contests, seven were decided by seven points or less. Holtz made his Notre Dame debut on this day 35 years ago, but it was Michigan who left as victors. A missed field goal in the final seconds helped the Wolverines hold on for a thrilling 24-23 … [Read more...] about 35-Year CFB Anniversary: Missed FG Lifts Michigan Past Notre Dame in Holtz’s Debut
Article written by CFB Campus Tour/Mike Barker After a turbulent 2020 college football season filled with cancellations, opt-outs and general uncertainty, 2021 arrived with a renewed sense of "normalcy". Though we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, many safety precautions have been implemented to allow us to make plans with confidence that they will indeed pan … [Read more...] about CFB Campus Tour: Week 1 Recap
Photo courtesy of Kyle Pulek/Florida State athletics Although it isn't one of the five match-ups between ranked teams this weekend, Sunday's contest between Notre Dame and Florida State is still one of the most intriguing. Notre Dame is once again a national power and is coming off a College Football Playoff appearance. The Fighting Irish will be looking for their third … [Read more...] about Fun Fact Friday: Florida State Has Never Played on a Sunday
Photo credit: Ted Kirk/Lincoln Journal Star Alabama was a scoring machine last season en route to its sixth national championship under head coach Nick Saban. Whether the Crimson Tide can repeat as national champions remains to be seen, but it's hard to envision anyone keeping them off the scoreboard. Over the last 60-plus years however, there have been five reigning … [Read more...] about The Last Five Reigning National Champs to Be Shut Out
Love it or hate it, Notre Dame will always be one of the most iconic college football brands in the country. With 11 claimed national championships and 104 Consensus All-Americans, there have certainly been great players over the years. There have also been great coaches. Knute Rockne, Lou Holtz and Ara Parseghian are all members of the College Football Hall of Fame. … [Read more...] about Remember That One Time Notre Dame’s Coach Resigned Before Coaching a Game?