Posts tagged "College Football"

Notre Dame to Host USC Under the Lights

By Nick ShepkowskiTwitter @Shep670 For the first time since 1990, Notre Dame will be hosting a night football game when USC comes to South Bend this fall.  Not since September of 1990 when the Irish beat Michigan 24-20 has Notre Dame Stadium played host to a night game, but will do so on October 22... Read more »

Notre Dame to Travel to Wake Forest and Host Air Force in 2011

By Nick ShepkowskiTwitter:  @Shep670 As Brian Kelly continues to try and transition Notre Dame back to their winning ways that have avoided them the past decade and a half, word comes today that the 2011 football schedule is that much closer to being completed. For the first time the Fighting Irish will play Wake Forest... Read more »

TV Ratings Up in Notre Dame Opener

By:  Nick ShepkowskiTwitter – @Shep670 There were a lot of different heads peeking in to NBC on Saturday to see the new look Fighting Irish being led by Brian Kelly. Compared to the 2009 opener vs. Nevada, Saturday’s opener against Purdue was up 77% in viewership, drawing a 2.3 overnight rating and a 6 share.... Read more »
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Notre Dame Beats Purdue: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

1-0 at Notre Dame.
By Nick ShepkowskiTwitter: Shep670 It wasn’t the prettiest of games but Brian Kelly is 1-0 as the head football coach at Notre Dame after a 23-12 win over in-state rival Purdue this afternoon in South Bend. The Good: Armando Allen rushing for 92 yards on 18 carries, including a touchdown and Cierre Wood adding 58... Read more »

Cierre Wood Flying Up Notre Dame Depth Chart

  Brian Kelly has stated multpile times that the best players will play for the Fighting Irish, whether they’re freshman or fifth year seniors.  Sophomore running back Cierre Wood must have heard those comments. A year ago Wood was a freshman trying to get used to life in South Bend, coming from Oxnard, California.  Wood... Read more »

Golden Tate Reaches Deal with Seahawks

2009 Belitnikoff Award Winner
By Nick Shepkowski@Shep670 on Twitter Through work I received a copy of Pete Carroll’s book earlier this week and as a result I am learning how to properly “Win Forever”.  It’s amazing how playing dumb and running from the scene of a crime can get you to the next level in your given profession… Speaking... Read more »
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Notre Dame Football: Someone Thought this was a Good Idea

I guess wherever you go you will find awful promotional videos to tell you how great something is.  As some remember there was the “Appalachian State University is HOT HOT HOT” that caused a stir by many for its lack of sense-making. Well, throw Notre Dame into that department now.  I don’t know what band... Read more »

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 »
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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 »