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OFD Podcast: Notre Dame loses to Stanford and Tommy Rees is stuck in the tower

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Brendan McAlinden

Brendan and Jude set forth on a podcast journey to figure out just what in the Middle Earth happened to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday in an embarrassing 16-14 loss to the Stanford Cardinal. In this episode:

  • HELLO!
  • This is a Syracuse podcast now.
  • Basically - the absolute frustration of the game overall.
  • Why did Notre Dame do the things they did with Audric Estime?
  • Ridiculous penalties and mental errors.
  • The targeting of Michael Mayer.
  • The rise of Tobias Merriweather.
  • Notre Dame’s offense doesn’t really exist in the first quarter.
  • Notre Dame’s stubborn refusal to understand that the tape is out.
  • Tommy Rees and the tower that he lives in.
  • This is the quarterback and receiver room that the Steward has created.
  • Lack of playmakers on defense is a thing and it’s a problem.
  • Other college football games that day were wonderful and made Notre Dame’s night look even worse.
  • Y2J
  • Two things can be true at the same time.
  • Tennessee... mixed feelings and mixed drinks.
  • The weird power dynamic between Tommy Rees and Marcus Freeman.

And plenty more weaved in and out of the show.

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