The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will begin their 2019 season on the road for the first time since 2016, when the Irish took on Texas in Austin. The Irish will travel to Kentucky for a Labor Day showdown with the Louisville Cardinals. Louisville finished the 2018 season 2-10, firing its head coach Bobby Petrino in the middle of the season along with defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, who was last fired from Notre Dame in 2016.…
Irish Hold Firm Against Feisty Panthers
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will begin their 2019 season on the road for the first time since 2016, when the Irish took on Texas in Austin.
It was fourth-and-8 from the Navy 24-yard line. There were 45 seconds left, and the game was tied at 28. Brandon Walker had missed a field goal from 40 yards early that day, so Charlie Weis sent out Evan Sharpley, Armando Allen and the offense out to attempt to convert.
In the 91st meeting between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-2) and the Navy Midshipmen (6-3), the Irish were forced to battle through winds, rain and the perpetual torment of Navy’s triple-option offense.