Archive for April 2010

Notre Dame Adds 9th Commitment: Matt Hegarty

By Nick Shepkowski: Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly continues his hot streak in the recruiting ranks as he added his ninth commitment to the 2011 recruiting class earlier this week in Matt Hegarty, a four-star prospect from New Mexico. Hegarty checks in at 6’5” and 260 pounds so plenty of room to grow... Read more »

Notre Dame Lands Big Time Tight End Ben Koyack

By Nick Shepkowski Head football coach Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame football program landed a major building block for the future on Tuesday as Ben Koyack made a verbal commitment to the Fighting Irish.  Koyack is ranked amongst the top tight ends in the country and is currently slated to participate in the Under... Read more »

Notre Dame Basketball: Mike Brey Rumors Swirling

Rumors have been flying around South Bend today as word around campus is that Mike Brey is on the verge of being forced to resign as Notre Dame’s head basketball coach, the reason being Brey breaking the university’s code of conduct. Obviously nothing official is announced yet but I’ll be tracking things as they progress... Read more »
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Thoughts from the Stands: Notre Dame Blue/Gold Game

By Nick Shepkowski670 The Score and Chicagonow.com As usual, had a blast watching the annual spring game from the stands of Notre Dame Stadium this passed Saturday.  Bleachers are being replaced on the east side of the stadium so watching the game with an entire side of the stadium being empty was different.  However, a... Read more »

Notre Dame Lands Three Commitments

By Nick Shepkowski670 The Score and Chicagonow.com Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly put a successful end to spring practice on Saturday by landing verbal commitments from three recruiting prospects on Saturday, the fifth, sixth, and seventh verbal commitments for the Fighting Irish’s class of 2011.  Linebacker Jarrett Grace, offensive lineman Tony Springmann, and... Read more »

Notre Dame Spring Game Rosters Announced

By: Nick ShepkowskiChicagonow.com and 670 The Score The annual Blue/Gold game gets kicked off at Notre Dame Stadium at 12:30 CST on Saturday, a couple of things to note going in:Rosters SetBig Names on Blue:  Dayne Crist, Michael Floyd, Kyle Rudolph, Armando Allen, T.J Jones, Anthony McDonald, Brian Smith, Gary Gray, Trevor Robinson, Ethan Johnson,... Read more »
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Notre Dame WR Golden Tate Selected by Seattle Seahawks

By: Nick ShepkowskiChicagonow.com and 670 The Score Golden Tate scores his first career touchdown in the state of Washington in 2008…he will continue his football career as a Seattle Seahawk after being taken by them in the NFL Draft’s second round. Here’s a twist, Golden Tate to play for Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks. ... Read more »

Jimmy Clausen Finally Drafted by Carolina Panthers

By: Nick ShepkowskiChicagonow.com and 670 The Score For a guy who thought just days ago he may be a top ten or fifteen draft pick, former Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen had one helluva tough last day.  After falling out of the first round of the NFL Draft last night he was finally taken by... Read more »

Notre Dame Lands Fourth Verbal Commitment: Matthias Farley

By: Nick ShepkowskiChicagonow.com and 670 The Score   Safety Matthias Farley of Charlotte became head coach Brian Kelly’s fourth verbal commitment in the 2011 recruiting class on Wednesday morning, announcing his intentions to play college football at the University of Notre Dame.   “A hard-hitting safety with good range. A very good ballplayer, the best safety... Read more »
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Gold(en) and Black Tate??

By: Nick ShepkowskiChicagonow.com and 670 The Score Over the weekend the reigning Belitnikoff Award winner raised some eyebrows in western Pennsylvania, especially with Pittsburgh Steelers fans who root for Notre Dame as well.  Golden Tate joined Troy Clardy of 93.7 FM The Fan in Pittsburgh and discussed the possibility of being drafted by the six-time... Read more »