Archive for August 2012

Notre Dame vs Navy in Dublin: news and notes

Notre Dame vs Navy in Dublin: news and notes
There was a definite green theme to Notre Dame’s overnight flight to Dublin. The Irish players and most of the coaches and football staff wore bright green sweatsuits and hats. Ask for water and it came with a (green) lime and a miniature Ireland flag. The inside of the Delta plane was festooned with green... Read more »

Notre Dame reveals new uniforms for Shamrock Series (photos)

Notre Dame reveals new uniforms for Shamrock Series (photos)
Adidas and the University of Notre Dame today unveiled new TECHFIT football uniforms that the Irish will wear Oct. 6 when they host the Miami Hurricanes at Soldier Field in Chicago for this year’s Shamrock Series game . This marquee contest is Notre Dame’s second annual Shamrock Series event , an off-campus home game, and... Read more »

Northwestern's Venric Mark on Hornung Award watch list

Northwestern's Venric Mark on Hornung Award watch list
The Louisville Sports Commission announced that Northwestern junior Venric Mark is one of 49 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) players named to the Paul Hornung Award Preseason Watch List, handed out annually to the most versatile player in college football. Mark excelled as a kick and punt returner in his first two years in Evanston, entering... Read more »
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Illinois Fighting Illini have new marketing slogan

Illinois Fighting Illini have new marketing slogan
“ILLINOIS. OUR STATE. OUR TEAM.” will be displayed within advertising and marketing campaigns around the state. The Illini will probably no longer be taking shots at Northwestern and their “Chicago’s Big Ten Team” slogan. Hopefully, that nonsense is over with the new Illinois re-brand...
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