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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Notre Dame's Daelin Hayes (9) and cornerback Julian Love, right, tackle Ball State running back Caleb Huntley, center, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. No. 4 Notre Dame heads into Saturday night's, Nov. 7, 2020, showdown against No. 1 Clemson allowing just 10.3 points per game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Big chance arrives for No. 4 Notre Dame with Clemson in town

Nov. 6, 2020 4:23 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Twice before in the last nine seasons, Notre Dame has found itself knocking on college football’s penthouse door, had it opened and then slammed shut in its face. On Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium, the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish get another chance to take their place at the...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Notre Dame's Daelin Hayes (9) and cornerback Julian Love, right, tackle Ball State running back Caleb Huntley, center, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. No. 4 Notre Dame heads into Saturday night's, Nov. 7, 2020, showdown against No. 1 Clemson allowing just 10.3 points per game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Stingy Irish defense faces huge test from No. 1 Clemson

Nov. 4, 2020 5:24 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — As Notre Dame gets set to welcome the nation’s No. 1 team, the Fighting Irish do so with a group poised to be their No. 1 defense in 40 years. Particularly by the only measure that matters much to coach Brian Kelly. “You know what they say about stats,” Kelly...

Williams scores 2 TDs, Notre Dame stifles Georgia Tech 31-13

Oct. 31, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Notre Dame spent the past couple of weeks prepping for the biggest game of the year. Now, it's here. Bring on Clemson! Kyren Williams ran for two touchdowns, Ian Book passed for another and No. 4 Notre Dame turned in a dominant defensive performance, stifling Georgia Tech 31-13 on Saturday....

North Carolina State rushes North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell (7) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

No. 4 Notre Dame, others look to end No. 1 Clemson's ACC run

Oct. 28, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly doesn't try to hide it: The Fighting Irish are looking directly at No. 1 Clemson and the chance to end the Tigers' domination of the league. And maybe believing is the the first step in knocking off Clemson. “You've got to have a belief you can do...

FILE - Notre Dame's running back Kyren Williams runs through a drill during the team's first spring NCAA college football practice at the Irish Athletics Center, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. With all the success Notre Dame has enjoyed its last three seasons, amassing a 33-6 record under coach Brian Kelly, it has been the inability to run the football successfully in big games that has curtailed the championship hopes of the Fighting Irish. No. 10 Notre Dame hopes to change that starting Saturday, Sept. 12 when Duke visits for the 2020 season opener. (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)

No. 4 Irish put winning streaks on line against Cardinals

Oct. 15, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

Louisville (1-3, 0-3 ACC) at No. 4 Notre Dame (3-0, 2-0), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET (NBC). Line: Notre Dame by 16 1/2. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The fourth-ranked Fighting Irish have climbed into the College Football Playoff conversation with three consecutive victories and hope to continue...

FILE  - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, fans wait for Notre Dame and Navy to play in an NCAA college football game, in South Bend, Ind. In a quirk this season, No. 5 Notre Dame enjoys a greater home-field advantage than most of its opponents: As of now, the Fighting Irish are slated to play in front of only one crowd bigger than their own, which is limited to about 10,000 people because of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

No. 4 Irish seek tighter defense vs struggling Louisville

Oct. 15, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly knows if No. 4 Notre Dame expects to play for championships in December and January, it will need to improve defensively, starting with Saturday’s visit from Atlantic Coast Conference foe Louisville. After not practicing for nine days and not playing for three...

FILE  - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, Notre Dame players greet fans as they enter the stadium before an NCAA college football game against Bowling Green, in South Bend, Ind. In a quirk this season, No. 5 Notre Dame enjoys a greater home-field advantage than most of its opponents: As of now, the Fighting Irish are slated to play in front of only one crowd bigger than their own, which is limited to about 10,000 people because of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

No. 5 Notre Dame returns after hiatus to host Florida State

Oct. 8, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A dash of concern, firm resolve and no blame. Notre Dame players have shaken off the COVID-19 cases that hit their program as they prepared for Saturday night's home game against Florida State. To a man — at least among the four available to reporters this week — they...