Looking Ahead

We look at the remaining teams left on the Notre Dame schedule to see how they did this week.

Notre Dame has their first victory of the season under their belt and things are looking good for the remainder of the season. How tough of a fight will the Irish have in the coming weeks? We look at each of the Irish remaining opponents and how they did this past weekend.


The Wolverines got off to a fast start with quarterback Denard Robinson looking like the type of quarterback Rich Rodriguez needs to have a successful season. Robinson will be a player the Irish will have to contain as he rushed for 197 yards on 29 carries and a score, while also passing for 186 yards going 19-of-22 and a touchdown. Beat Connecticut 30-10

Michigan State

The Spartans got a surprise as true freshman Le'Veon Bell rushed for 141 yards on 10 carries with 2 touchdowns. Joining the freshman was Edwin Baker who rushed for 117 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Spartans looked strong in the running game and quarterback Kirk Cousins hit on over 61% of his passes for 186 yards and 1 touchdown. Beat Western Michigan 38-14.


The Cardinal saw Andrew Luck continue were he left off going 17-of-23 for 316 yards and 4 touchdowns. The big target for Luck was Doug Baldwin who pulled down 4 balls for 111 yards and 2 touchdowns. The team also rushed for 218 yards with 3 touchdowns. Beat Sacramento State 52-17

Boston College

The Eagles watched Dave Shinskie hit on 50% of his passes for 185 yards and 2 touchdowns. Shinskie would also throw 2 interceptions. Montel Harris pushed for 115 yards and a score and Johnathan Coleman pulled down three balls for 98 yards. Beat Weber State 38-20


The Panthers saw new quarterback Tino Sunseri have a solid game going 16-of-28 for 184 yards and 1 touchdown. Sunseri also had an interception in overtime that cost the Panthers a chance for a victory. Star running back Dion Lewis was held in check with 75 yards on 25 carries and 1 touchdown. Loss to Utah 27-24 OT

Western Michigan

New quarterback Alex Carder showed promise going 27-of-49 for 220 yards and 2 touchdowns. Carder also had an interception. Receivers Jordan White had 82 yards on 8 catches while Blake Hammond pulled down 4 balls for 61 yards and 1 touchdown. The Broncos struggled running the football. Loss to Michigan State 38-18


Will open their season on Monday against Maryland on the road.


The Golden Hurricane lost on a dramatic touchdown by East Carolina at the end of the game. Quarterback G.J. Kinne was 28-43 for 399 yards and 5 touchdowns on the day. Receiver Charles Clay was Kinne's main target pulling down 8 balls for 86 yards and 1 touchdown. Loss to East Carolina 51-49


Quarterback Jordan Wynn passed for 283 yards going 21-of-36 with 3 touchdowns and 1 interception. As a team the Utes rushed for 122 yards as running back Matt Asiata picked up 65 yards on 16 carries. DeVonte Christopher pulled down 8 balls for 155 yards and 1 touchdown. Beat Pittsburgh 27-24 OT


The Black Knights rushed for 312 yards as a team with 4 touchdowns. Patrick Mealy lead the team with 81 yards on 14 carries. George Jordan pulled down 3 balls for 34 yards. Beat Eastern Michigan 31-27


Matt Barkley passed for 257 yards on 18-of-23 with 5 touchdowns. Ronald Johnson pulled down 7 balls for 59 yards and 3 touchdowns. As a team the Trojans rushed for 246 yards and 1 touchdown as Marc Tyler accounted for 154 of the yards. Beat Hawaii 49-36

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