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The Sad and Unnecessary Saga of Manti Te’O

2013/01/18 at 3:49 am 0 comments

Twitter has been alight for two days with jokes about Manti Te’o. Newspapers can’t possibly run print fast enough to keep up with the constantly unfolding stories flooding the internet about the dead girlfriend that never was. We’re shocked and awed. We’re amused and saddened. Another hero has fallen, more [...]

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Tide Rolls Irish 42-14: ‘Bama Becomes 2013 BCS National Champions

2013/01/08 at 12:48 am 1 comment

Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide won their third national title in four years as they rolled the top-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish 42-14 in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship. The Tide becomes the first team to win back-to-back BCS championships and the victory extends the SEC’s streak to [...]

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Alabama vs. Notre Dame: Top 2013 NFL Draft Prospects

2013/01/07 at 7:12 pm 1 comment

Who are the top 2013 NFL Draft prospects to watch in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 7 between the No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide? This is the final game of the 2012-2013 bowl season.  We won’t see any real game action in [...]

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2013 BCS Bowls: Are They Great Matchups?

2012/12/03 at 3:02 am 3 comments

Everybody sure loves complaining around the Holidays and maybe that is because shopping for others is not that fun? I enjoy finding gifts for others and I think these five BCS bowls will end up as gifts regardless of their final scores. The experts have these five games all becoming [...]

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Notre Dame’s History Against SEC: Is Seventh Straight BCS Title in Jeopardy?

2012/11/30 at 2:06 am 0 comments

If you asked whether or not Notre Dame could beat the SEC champion during the preseason, the entire country would laugh at you unless they happened to be hailing from South Bend. The Fighting Irish have been a punching bag for the national media during the BCS era and they [...]

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Tougher BCS Title Matchup For Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Alabama or Georgia?

2012/11/29 at 1:40 am 0 comments

  This BCS title matchup will be announced officially Sunday evening when the rest of the other 34 bowls get announced. The winner of the SEC Saturday night will be playing Notre Dame, so we technically already can discuss on which team is the tougher matchup for the Golden Domers. [...]

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Way Too Early BCS National Championship Preview: Notre Dame over SEC?

2012/11/25 at 2:35 am 0 comments

Follow @Dan Vasta and like Gridiron Grit on Facebook Wow, there is just one weekend left in the regular season of the college football season and I could have sworn it was August just the other day. I better get going on my Christmas shopping before these bowl games get underway because time [...]

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish at USC Trojans: Are Irish BCS Title Bound?

2012/11/23 at 2:32 am 0 comments

Follow @Dan Vasta and like Gridiron Grit on Facebook The Irish have risen from the dead by returning to national prominence, of course that is if they can sneak by a pesky Trojans team that will have nothing to lose Saturday night at the Coliseum. This team has been destined to go 11-0 [...]

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College Football Week 13 Updated Heisman Rankings

2012/11/19 at 2:38 am 0 comments

How has the Heisman race changed following a pair of earth-shattering upsets to the top two teams in college football?  Here are my updated Week 13 Heisman rankings heading into Thanksgiving.   5. Manti Te’o, Notre Dame This 6-2, 255-pound superstar linebacker means everything for the Fighting Irish.  Through 11 [...]

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What We Learned From Latest BCS Standings

2012/11/19 at 2:12 am 0 comments

The BCS Standings have once again been released and there are just two more weeks left in the season for Kevin Garnett to shout out, “anything is possible!” How things can change on the drop of a hat, and all of a sudden all of those what if scenarios have [...]

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