Notre Dame Football: 2022 Fighting Irish Season Preview and Prediction – AthlonSports.com

Michael Mayer and the Fighting Irish are ranked No. 7 in Athlon Sports’ Top 25 for the 2022 college football season

The viral video that made the rounds when Marcus Freeman was introduced to his team as their new head coach featuring how his players felt about the decision by the university brass. The rowdy reception for their new head coach and collective team embrace spoke volumes.

It was a decision universally embraced by Notre Dame fans, particularly those who had grown impatient with Brian Kelly’s 54 victories in five seasons yet hollow results against most upper-echelon opponents over his 12-year tenure.

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