Independents : College Football Look Ahead

Army, San Diego State to match ground forces

Army, San Diego State to match ground forces

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December 20 In an era when spread passing attacks and quarterbacks working in the shotgun formation dominate the college football landscape, grind-it-out, ground-oriented offenses will be on display when San Diego State and Army meet on Saturday in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl FULL STORY

No. 8 Notre Dame looks to bounce back vs. Navy

No. 8 Notre Dame looks to bounce back vs. Navy

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November 17 Yet Notre Dame (8-2) cannot look far ahead as it prepares for Navy (6-3) and its deceptive option offense. The Midshipmen held on for a 28-27 win over the Fighting Irish last season at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. FULL STORY

Notre Dame-Miami matchup harkens to glory days

Notre Dame-Miami matchup harkens to glory days

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November 07 That's the feel around Saturday night's clash between Notre Dame and Miami in the Hurricanes' Hard Rock Stadium home. The teams are ranked No. 3 and No. 7, respectively, in the latest College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday. FULL STORY

Notre Dame QB Wimbush aims to improve passing

Notre Dame QB Wimbush aims to improve passing

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November 03 Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush is not willing to enjoy a moment of satisfaction after he and his teammates earned the No. 3 ranking in the debut of this season's College Football Playoff rankings. FULL STORY

Playoff implications for Notre Dame, NC State

Playoff implications for Notre Dame, NC State

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October 26 No. 14 North Carolina State is chasing the No. 9 Irish in the rankings, and that makes for a compelling matchup Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., with the winner putting itself in the conversation for the College Football Playoff. FULL STORY

USC defense braces for Notre Dame's ground game

USC defense braces for Notre Dame's ground game

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October 19 When the Trojans travel to historic rival and No. 13-ranked Notre Dame on Saturday, their short-handed defense will face one of its biggest tests, courtesy of a prolific Fighting Irish rushing attack. FULL STORY

Stakes high for No. 11 USC, No. 13 Notre Dame

Stakes high for No. 11 USC, No. 13 Notre Dame

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October 18 The rivalry between No. 11 USC and No. 13 Notre Dame stands as one of the most hallowed in college football, with a lineage that transcends individual season records. FULL STORY

Georgia starting true freshman QB at Notre Dame

Georgia starting true freshman QB at Notre Dame

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September 05 Flash forward 37 years to Saturday night in South Bend, Ind., when the No. 15 Bulldogs (1-0) and No. 24 Fighting Irish (1-0) meet once again. FULL STORY

No. 13 LSU, BYU face week of difficult adjustments

No. 13 LSU, BYU face week of difficult adjustments

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August 29 BYU is 1-0 as it prepares to face No. 13 LSU in the Tigers' season opener Saturday. FULL STORY

BYU, Wyoming rekindle rivalry in Poinsettia Bowl

BYU, Wyoming rekindle rivalry in Poinsettia Bowl

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December 14 Yet despite the solid campaign, Mangum found himself watching from the sidelines this season after Hill regained his starting job in a tightly contested competition. FULL STORY