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Will Notre Dame make a bowl game?

ESPN's FPI favors the 2-5 Irish in just two more games. They would have to win four of their final five games to become bowl eligible.

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Starters for today's game against JSU: Cain Ashton White Richerson Lankster Hasch Withers Steigerwald GK Fry Germann Critcher

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2dMatt Fortuna

Notre Dame AD: 'Complete confidence' in Kelly

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick makes it clear that Brian Kelly will not be coaching for his job as the Fighting Irish resume play out of this weekend's bye.

Brian Kelly not worried about losing team (2:01)

Latest recruiting class rankings revealed

Matt Schick, Craig Haubert & Tom Luginbill break down the latest recruiting class rankings, discuss what Notre Dame's history means to recruits & rank the best recruits ever.

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3dAdam Rittenberg

Coaches hand out midseason honors

Which coaches are doing the best job? Which teams are for real? Who is the best player? We asked coaches from across the country their takes, and there are some surprising answers.

Notre Dame, Tennessee among most disappointing (1:58)

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Stanford's Chris Harrell, who speaks in the perfect fullback's voice, discusses fake whistles coming from the Notre Dame crowd that threw off the Cardinal offense in the fourth quarter this past weekend.

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David Shaw would not confirm or deny whether a Stanford strength coach did indeed say something to rile up Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly after the Cardinal's 17-10 win. "I became aware of [Kelly's accusation] after the game," Shaw said. "I'm very comfortable with the conversations I had with our people about how we are going to react. We are going to represent ourselves in the right way... I don't want to get into it any further."

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How disappointed are you in Irish?

Notre Dame receives two dubious nominations in our midseason awards. Brian Kelly is named among the hot seat coaches of the first half, and the Irish are also named one of the biggest disappointments. Irish fans, what do you think? Vote now!

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The difference a few weeks can make

According to FPI, Notre Dame, Michigan State, UCLA and Oregon have the lowest chances to reach bowl eligibility out of the teams that were ranked in the Preseason AP Poll.

Is Brian Kelly the cause of Notre Dame's problems? (0:53)
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6dMatt Fortuna

Irish CB Butler pleads guilty to lesser charge

Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser misdemeanor charge of resisting law enforcement stemming from his August arrest after an altercation with a police officer.

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6dAdam Rittenberg and Matt Fortuna

How did things get so bad, so fast for Notre Dame?

Notre Dame was supposed to be a College Football Playoff contender, but that dream is long gone. With a season spiraling out of control, the question now is: Can Brian Kelly make things right?

The harsh reality of college football preseason predictions (1:32)
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7dAdam Rittenberg

Believe it or not, Alabama is beatable

Don't be fooled by that thrashing of Tennessee. The storyline that the Crimson Tide will cruise to a perfect season is just one of many coming out of Week 7 that are not real.

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8dMatt Fortuna

Kelly: QB change about energizing Irish offense

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly reiterated after Saturday's loss to Stanford that DeShone Kizer is the Irish's starting QB, but he inserted reserve Malik Zaire in hopes of jump-starting the offense.

Team Stats

Passing Yards263.937th
Rushing Yards150.092nd
Points For29.7Tied-65th
Points Against27.767th

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