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Notre Dame QB Book to start vs. Syracuse

Notre Dame QB Book to start vs. Syracuse

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November 12 Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book is expected to be under center for Saturday's game against Syracuse at Yankee Stadium. FULL STORY

Notre Dame QB Book to miss Saturday's game

Notre Dame QB Book to miss Saturday's game

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November 08 Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book will not play in Saturday's game against Florida State because of a rib injury, multiple media outlets reported Thursday. FULL STORY

No. 3 Notre Dame wary of struggling Florida State

No. 3 Notre Dame wary of struggling Florida State

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November 06 It has been a magical season for Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish are 5-0 at home and 3-0 in true road games thanks to a sturdy defense and a rejuvenated offense under junior quarterback Ian Book. FULL STORY

No. 4 Notre Dame eyes Northwestern, not ratings

No. 4 Notre Dame eyes Northwestern, not ratings

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October 30 Both teams are playing well as they enter the prime-time contest. The Fighting Irish are coming off a 44-22 victory over Navy, and the Wildcats have won four straight after a resounding 31-17 win over then-No. 19 Wisconsin. FULL STORY

No. 3 Notre Dame expects tough battle with Navy

No. 3 Notre Dame expects tough battle with Navy

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October 24 However, Notre Dame (7-0) knows better than to expect easy success against Navy (2-5). The Midshipmen beat the Fighting Irish two years ago, and four of their past five meetings have been decided by 10 points or less. FULL STORY

No. 6 Notre Dame prepares for visit to No. 24 VT

No. 6 Notre Dame prepares for visit to No. 24 VT

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October 02 The Fighting Irish have jumped to a 5-0 record for the first time since 2014 and the third time under coach Brian Kelly. Their most recent victory against then-No. 7 Stanford gave them two wins against ranked opponents. FULL STORY

No. 7 Stanford visits No. 8 Notre Dame in key battle

No. 7 Stanford visits No. 8 Notre Dame in key battle

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September 25 That will change Saturday when No. 7 Stanford (4-0) visits No. 8 Notre Dame (4-0) in a prime-time matchup at 7:30 p.m. ET in South Bend, Ind. Expect millions to be glued to their television sets and more than 80,000 fans in the stadium to reach a steady roar. FULL STORY

No. 20 BYU takes new-look O to No. 11 Washington

No. 20 BYU takes new-look O to No. 11 Washington

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September 25 Rumored candidate Ken Niumatalolo may not have been tabbed to replace Bronco Mendenhall as head coach of No. 20-ranked BYU in December 2015 -- that's an honor that went to Kalani Sitake. But as the Cougars travel to Seattle to face No. 11 Washington FULL STORY

No. 5 Oklahoma braces for Army's triple-option

No. 5 Oklahoma braces for Army's triple-option

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September 18 The No. 5 Sooners (3-0) will put that preparation to the test Saturday against the Black Knights (2-1) when the teams meet in Norman, Okla. FULL STORY

No. 8 Notre Dame heads to Wake Forest

No. 8 Notre Dame heads to Wake Forest

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September 18 Notre Dame has been solid if not overwhelming in three home games, and now the eighth-ranked Fighting Irish take their first road venture. FULL STORY