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OFD Podcast: Talking Notre Dame football with THAT Matt Brown

Matt begs your forgiveness for the 4-8 memes - well not exactly

ofd podcast Brendan McAlinden

Josh welcomes Matt Brown to the show. Matt is the Associate Director-College Brands for SB Nation, as well as the author of the Extra Points newsletter. And yeah... he’s the mastermind behind the “Notre Dame went 4-8” meme that has been around since that 2016 season. In this episode:

  • Matt comes clean about the 4-8 meme
  • The weirdness of the 2016 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team
  • The uncertainty of the 2020 college football season due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • Liberty is a dumb school
  • College football independence for the USC Trojans?
  • Conference realignment
  • Jim Delany and Notre Dame hockey glory
  • A mild and cautioned prediction for Notre Dame’s 2020 season

And a whole lot more weaved in and out of the episode.

You can follow Matt on Twitter @MattBrownEP and you should check out his outstanding newsletter Extra Points HERE and subscribe if you like what you see.

The podcast episode is available in the player below, on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Overcast or wherever you get your favorite podcasts.

BK Homeboy

  • $28

How ya feelin’, South Bend? Throw up those deuces if you’re with coach. Gold and green print on a super-comfortable heather navy tee. Premium, lightweight blended crewneck (60% cotton/40% polyester). Durable, yet ultra-soft. Unisex sizing with a snug fit.

Notre Dame: 1993 National Champions

  • $28

Notre Dame ACTUALLY lays claim to 21 national championships. 1993 was the last one — celebrate it!

Navy and gold print on a super-comfortable gray tee.Premium, lightweight tri-blend crewneck (50% polyester, 25% combed ring-spun cotton, 25% rayon). Durable, yet ultra-soft. Unisex sizing with a snug fit. Men should size up; women should size down.

Designed by Nick Torres.

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