Posts Tagged ‘2011 Notre Dame Football Preview’

By The Lion

Overall, the Notre Dame schedule features just two teams ranked in both polls (Standford and Michigan State), followed by a boatload of average College teams, and some chumps.  Based on rankings, the Irish should be favored in every game but the Stanford road game to end the season. 

1. Vs. South Florida – Should be a win.  South Florida just isn’t a good team.  They were better a few years ago and while they still get some recruits, they don’t get anywhere near enough to actually fill out the roster.  Notre Dame’s talent level is off the charts vs. South Florida and the added benefit of bringing them to South Bend should get it done.  1-0.  (more…)


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By Slams 76
So with optimism on the defensive side of the ball. Can the offense maintain their productivity and solidify the team’s chances of getting to the January…

10 – Dayne Crist – A fourth year junior who has shown flashes of brilliance and moments of immaturity where he reminds us of Clausen leaving a year too soon. The challenge will be for Crist to stay healthy on a two time surgically repaired knee. Brian Kelly does not use kid gloves when coaching Crist, which typicaly means the coaches have high expectations for leadership and performance. If Crist can continue his 60% completion ratio and throw for over 3,200 yards his role in the offense will be solidified and remove any doubt as to his ability to lead the team. (more…)

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