From the classroom to the locker room to the kick-off each week, viewers are transported behind-the-scenes, beyond the field and into the lives of these student athletes as they compete throughout the season. Go deep inside the world of a Division One college football program and follow the players and coaches as their respective season long journeys unfold.
A Season with Notre Dame Football takes an in depth look at Fighting Irish football prior to the start of the 2015 season. It talks to defensive starters Sheldon Day and Joe Schmidt, watches as walk-on Josh Anderson receives a scholarship, looks at the preseason injury to Jarron Jones, and interviews his replacement Jerry Tillery.
After losing to Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl, Coach Brian Kelly offers one final locker room speech to his Fighting Irish team, who persevere to finish off a great season despite injuries and other obstacles. Season finale.
A Season with Notre Dame Football looks at Notre Dame's victory over the Texas Longhorns and examines their preparations for their game in Charlottesville against the Virginia Cavaliers.
A Season with Notre Dame Football follows Notre Dame's as it prepares for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets with a rash of injuries challenging the roster. The Notre Dame defense must handle a dangerous triple option running attack while the Notre Dame offense must break in new starting quarterback DeShone Kizer.
A Season with Notre Dame Football follows Notre Dame's as it prepares for the UMass Minutemen from the Mid American Conference. Although Notre Dame is a heavy favorite, they need to be careful of an upset.
A Season with Notre Dame Football follows #6 Notre Dame's as it prepares to go "Death Valley" to play the #11 Clemson Tigers from the ACC. Quarterback DeShone Kizer looks at the toughest test of his young career while the Notre Dame Defense must stop high powered Clemson offensive attack. The game takes place in a historically bad weather and in front of a red hot crowd.
A Season with Notre Dame Football follows Notre Dame as they recover from a tough loss at Clemson and prepare to play the Navy Midshipmen. The rivalry with Navy goes back to 1927 and has special significance to wide receiver Corey Robinson whose father famously played basketball at Navy.
A Season with Notre Dame Football follows Notre Dame as it prepares to play the USC Trojans the team that blew them out last year 49-14. The Trojans are one of the most athletic teams Notre Dame will face the entire season and its talented quarterback and speedy receivers will test Notre Dame's secondary. Additionally, Notre Dame players must also confront the grueling college challenge of midterms.
Notre Dame enters fall break at their bye week at 6-1. The team uses the time to get healthier both physically and mentally. Many players travel with Jerry Tillery going to Ireland, Ronnie Stanley heading home to Las Vegas, Joe Schmidt goes home to California, DeShone Kizer returns home to Toledo, and Sheldon Day goes to Indianapolis. Coaches also spend time traveling, but this is so that they can recruit players for the future.
A Season with Notre Dame Football follows Notre Dame as it prepares to play the undefeated #21 Temple Owls in Philadelphia on Halloween night in what may be the biggest game in their program's history. Linebacker Jaylon Smith takes more of a leadership roll on defense in an effort to stop big plays. The game against Temple is tough one.
A Season with Notre Dame Football follows Notre Dame as it prepares to face a tough challenge on the road from the Pittsburgh Panthers. To assist in the secondary talented wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr. prepares to play both offense and defense. Early in the game star running back C.J. Prosise goes out with an injury and is capably replaced by freshman Josh Adams. Quarterback DeShone Kizer has a career day and leads Notre Dame to a convincing 42-30 victory.
A Season with Notre Dame Football follows Notre Dame as it prepares for the last home game of the year against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The senior player who are playing their last game in Notre Dame Stadium are honored before kickoff. Running back C.J. Prosise must sit out as he continues to be evaluated for a concussion. His freshman replacement scores the longest run in stadium history and the defense led by Sheldon Day and Romeo Okwara shuts down the Wake Forest offense for a 28-7 victory.