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Notre Dame being good does NOT elevate overall college football

Notre Dame being good does NOT elevate overall college football
Lately, there’s been a ton of columns, stories, blogs and tweets that have all been saying “Notre Dame being great/relevant is important/beneficial for college football at large. And most of these narratives come with the prefix “I’m not an ND fan but/even if you hate ND/you don’t have to like the Irish but.” The fact... 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 »

Notre Dame comprehensive 2012 Season Preview

Notre Dame comprehensive 2012 Season Preview
There certainly was no shortage of storylines in South Bend this offseason. Start with the quarterback controversy, and the fact that last year’s starter, Tommy Rees, is trying to get back in good graces after getting busted for underage intoxication and resisting arrest. His sister even has an alcohol offense on her recent rap sheet.... Read more »
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Notre Dame not joining the Big 12, despite what you've heard

Notre Dame not joining the Big 12, despite what you've heard
Contrary to multiple “reports,” which were proven false (and as they were proven false, I will not dignify the source of these reports with neither a link nor a mention. Ok, it was Rivals.com Texas Longhorns site Orangebloods- yeah they’re incompetent) Notre Dame is NOT JOINING THE BIG 12. I asked Notre Dame Athletic Director... Read more »

New Favorite in Notre Dame QB Derby: Everett Golson

New Favorite in Notre Dame QB Derby: Everett Golson
It’s a four way battle to start at quarterback in Notre Dame, perhaps the most high profile position in all of college sports. But after upon further inspection, it’s most likely a two way competition this college football season. Last year’s starter Tommy Rees had the inside track to regain the position this year, but... Read more »

Minnesota Vikings take Notre Dame safety Harrison Smith

Minnesota Vikings take Notre Dame safety Harrison Smith
The Minnesota Vikings traded down, but then later traded back up in order to select Harrison Smith from Notre Dame. So in a busy NFL Draft night filled with trades, the Vikings were as busy as anybody It’s rare for safeties to go very high overall, but Smith was the second safety taken in this... Read more »
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Notre Dame's primary offensive weapon in 2012: Tyler Eifert

Notre Dame's primary offensive weapon in 2012: Tyler Eifert
From Golden Tate to Kyle Rudolph to Michael Floyd to…Tyler Eifert. Notre Dame has seen a primary pass-catcher emerge each year and then end up a high pick in the NFL Draftfollowing a breakout season. Floyd will get the call next week, probably in the top 10-15. Eifert should be a top 20 pick in... Read more »

Takeaways from 2012 Notre Dame Spring Game

Takeaways from 2012 Notre Dame Spring Game
The number one topic is of course the four-way starting quarterback battle. Unlike other spring games, Notre Dame lets them pretty much go live at QB, which is a lot cooler than the signal caller wearing a red, no-contact jersey. Here’s the statistical breakdown. Everett Golson 31 snaps, 11-15 passing, 120 yards, two TDs, 0... Read more »

2012 Notre Dame Spring Game Preview

2012 Notre Dame Spring Game Preview
The 125th season of Notre Dame football will commence this fall. Get ready for it with the annual Blue-Gold spring game on Saturday. It’s been an eventful spring, let’s look at some of the biggest stories of the spring, and also point out some things to watch for in the spring exhibition. -The story of... Read more »
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Former Notre Dame QB Blair Kiel passes away

Former Notre Dame QB Blair Kiel passes away
Blair Kiel, a backup quarterback for the Green Bay Packers in the early 1990s, and of the last Pack signal callers to start at the position before Brett Favre began his phenomenal streak has died. Kiel last started for the Packers in 1991. Favre took over the position from 1992-2007. Kiel passed away in Columbus,... Read more »