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OFD Podcast: Previewing Notre Dame at Virginia Tech and the demons of Ben Franklin

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The Irish will try to get back on track before they go into the bye

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ofd podcast Brendan McAlinden

Joshua, Jude, Brendan cautiously open up the podcast portal to preview the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and their opponent this week, the Virginia Tech Hokies. In this episode:

  • HELLO!
  • You ain’t ready for this turkey story.
  • REVIEWS!
  • Drew Pyne is the main subject because Drew Pyne is the main subject.
  • Reading the tea leaves from media availability this week.
  • Why is the Virginia Tech crowd a thing? Like - why?
  • Brendan begins his rundown of the Hokies.
  • VT has a pretty stale offense, and we find many ways in which to describe it as such.
  • Dax Hollifield is the Sith clone of J.D. Bertrand.
  • These turkeys just don’t look very dangerous at all. They’re farm turkeys.
  • Jon Tenuta’s wild adventures and the home of his heir.
  • Finding another tight end to “use” other than Michael Mayer.
  • Ice Cream.
  • Cincinnati is a villain still.
  • Keeping an eye on the rest of the season.
  • Do the Irish hit the QB transfer portal next year?
  • Tommy Rees and his playcalling... what exactly makes sense?
  • Feelings about NOT losing two regular season games in a row.
  • Weekly picks from around the country.
  • A good old fashioned fight about the Iowa Hawkeyes.
  • Addressing Isaiah McKenzie’s BS.
  • Let’s get past the loss.

And plenty more weaved in and out of the show.

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You can listen to the show in the podcast player below, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audible, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts.

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