Irish fans predict a win in Saturday's Michigan game - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

Irish fans predict a win in Saturday's Michigan game

Posted:

Notre Dame and Michigan has always been one of Michiana's favorite football rivalries. Once a year neighbors turn the cold shoulder on each other for a day to support either the kelly green and old gold or the maize and blue.

This year's rivalry game is especially important to fans of both teams because it will be the last one for awhile. FOX28 Morning Show reporter Amir Abbas hit up Nick's Patio in South Bend to talk with fans who are ready for the game. Amir ran into many fans, but two Notre Dame fans who spoke with us on camera predicted an Irish win.

"They're going to win from my point of view," said Adrian Mainer. "They try hard and they don't give up, like their sign says, 'Play Like A Champion.'"

Adrian guesses that Notre Dame will win by 10 points. But fellow diner and Irish fan Kelly Brown had an even bolder prediction.

"I think we're really going to do well. I'm going out on a limb and saying 20 points," she said. "It's the Big House, but I think we're going into our own and I think Tommy [Rees] is going to do great."

Kelly went on to say that Rees is one of the most consistent players Notre Dame has had this year and that she has all the faith in the world in him.

"I think with all the controversy and all the ins and outs he's stayed steady, and he's stayed mature and he's there and I think this is going to be his year," she said.

Amir did not run into any Michigan fans at Nick's Patio. But if social media is any indication, they're just as happy that game day is almost here and just as confident in the Wolverine as Irish fans are in Notre Dame.

Saturday night's game kicks off at 8 p.m. in Ann Arbor. We'll have all the coverage you need on air with FOX28 News at 10 and online, right here at FOX28.com.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • SLIDESHOW: Back To School

    SLIDESHOW: Back To School

    It is time to head back to school for many area students. Many parents take pictures of their children on their first day and we asked our viewers to send them in. Our viewers did not disappoint. Here are the photos you have been sending in. You can send yours in to iFox28@fox28.comMore >>
    It is time to head back to school for many area students. Many parents take pictures of their children on their first day and we asked our viewers to send them in. Our viewers did not disappoint. Here are the photos you have been sending in. You can send yours in to iFox28@fox28.comMore >>
  • Elkhart Central dismissal delayed due to lockdown

    Elkhart Central dismissal delayed due to lockdown

    Elkhart Central high school is on lockdown as police investigate an emergency situation nearbyElhart community schools said dismissal of the school has been delayed due to a non-school-related disturbance in the area.FOX28 is heading to the scene and will provide updates as they become available.More >>
    Elkhart Central high school is on lockdown as police investigate an emergency situation nearbyElhart community schools said dismissal of the school has been delayed due to a non-school-related disturbance in the area.FOX28 is heading to the scene and will provide updates as they become available.More >>
  • Does the ice bucket challenge actually raise money?

    Does the ice bucket challenge actually raise money?

    You're probably seeing many of your Facebook friends taking the ice bucket challenge lately. It's a viral trend in which people dump ice on each other to raise money for ALS research. But is it actually raising money or is it just a fun social media game?Andrew Lemacks and Ross Bauman of Form and Fitness Personal Training in Mishawaka are working on the challenge this week...with a twist. "For every like on the video we posted today, I'm going to donate a dollar and do a burpee,"More >>
    You're probably seeing many of your Facebook friends taking the ice bucket challenge lately. It's a viral trend in which people dump ice on each other to raise money for ALS research. But is it actually raising money or is it just a fun social media game?Andrew Lemacks and Ross Bauman of Form and Fitness Personal Training in Mishawaka are working on the challenge this week...with a twist. "For every like on the video we posted today, I'm going to donate a dollar and do a burpee,"
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

WSJV-TV FOX 28
58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267
Email: fox28news@fox28.com

All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.