100 episodes

A conversation about Fighting Irish football and basketball. An audio supplement to the Rakes Report newsletter, available at https://rakesreport.substack.com/. Hosted by Chris Wilson.

Rakes Report: A Notre Dame podcast Chris Wilson

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    • 4.8 • 68 Ratings

A conversation about Fighting Irish football and basketball. An audio supplement to the Rakes Report newsletter, available at https://rakesreport.substack.com/. Hosted by Chris Wilson.

    USC Week 2022

    USC Week 2022

    Our Trojan insider Nick Tresnowski joins to preview this weekend's Top 15 matchup between Notre Dame and USC. A tremendous offense and sketchy defense await the Irish in Los Angeles for their season finale.

    • 43 min
    Instant Reaction: Clemson

    Instant Reaction: Clemson

    Jessica Smetana joins to recap a 35-14 victory over the No. 4 Clemson Tigers. 

    • 42 min
    Rakes Rewatch: 2012 Pittsburgh

    Rakes Rewatch: 2012 Pittsburgh

    On the tenth anniversary of a wild fourth quarter comeback and perfectly officiated overtime session, Jessica Smetana and Paul Rigney join to talk about 8-0 Notre Dame trying to stave off an upset by Paul Chryst, Aaron Donald, Tino Sunseri and the Pitt Panthers.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Instant Reaction: Syracuse

    Instant Reaction: Syracuse

    Jessica Smetana joins to discuss Notre Dame's 41-24 road win against the Orange.

    • 49 min
    Card Sharks, Notre Dame Stats Edition

    Card Sharks, Notre Dame Stats Edition

    Jessica Smetana joins to partake in Michael Bryan of 18 Stripes' new game show: LepreCard Sharks (sorry) where the categories are all Fighting Irish stat rankings. Also, field reports are filed from the UNLV and Stanford games plus big picture thoughts seven games into Marcus Freeman's first season.

    • 1 hr
    Notre Dame Offense Bye Week Evaluation

    Notre Dame Offense Bye Week Evaluation

    Jamie Uyeyama of Irish Sports Daily joins to review the offense through four games. Discussed: What from the UNC game might work going forward, slow starts under Tommy Rees, how a roster is built, Marcus Freeman's overall philosophy, Tobias Merriweather snaps and much more.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
68 Ratings

68 Ratings

YooperBern ,

Really well done

Knowledgeable and often brings in unique guests and great perspectives from around ND. Definitely add to your pod list.

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Great pod, really knowledgeable guy

Not a douche either

Halperin's 7-second delay ,

Irish football pod of choice

Informative guests, respect for tradition, and 21st century stats and analysis, plus a healthy dose of realism. Chris asks really good questions while keeping it fun, because it’s, you know, a hobby for most of us.

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