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Irish Expert Predictions

| Thursday, September 2, 2010

Douglas Farmer, Sports Editor:

Irish fans have been waiting for this game for eight months now. Nonetheless, nobody really knows what to expect this weekend, with a new coach, new quarterback and new defensive scheme leading the way for Notre Dame.

Fortunately, Purdue has more questions to answer than the Irish do, and a susceptible Boilermakers defense  will need to get used to watching Michael Floyd running away from them, a la last year’s season opener against Nevada. Look for two Crist-to-Floyd connections in a fan-friendly showcase.

Final Score: Notre Dame 31, Purdue 17


Matt Gamber, Editor-in-Chief:

I may be in the minority, but personally, I’m just as excited to see the new Irish 3-4 defense as I am to watch Dayne