Notre Dame Football Archive
We pick up our series of players ready for prime time in 2013 with a player who has yet to play a single down for Notre Dame since transferring from rival USC over a year ago. On Monday we took a look at Keivarae Russell, a freshman All-American in 2012 who started 12 games as [...]
Notre Dame’s preeminence in the history of college football is no accident. But it has been accelerated by the confluence of great coaching, great players and fertile circumstance. If the yang of Notre Dame folklore is “Win one for the Gipper,” a blend of a great coach, a great player on a hospital bed and great players [...]
Today we are kicking off a series of posts that we’ll be running over the next week or two on players who are ready for prime time in 2013 – players who we saw enough out of in 2012 to know that they are ready for staring roles for the 2013 Fighting Irish. In total, [...]
Joe Schmidt’s unwavering dedication and faith in the university finally paid off earlier this month, as he was rewarded with a full scholarship.
Notre Dame’s offense didn’t gain the national attention its defense did during last season’s 12-1 campaign but was instrumental in returning the Irish to relevance in the national championship picture. Several key members of the Irish offense will not be back for the 2013 season leaving leadership and production holes that must be filled for [...]
The signing of Tommy Rees in 2010 brought little fanfare. Though no disrespect was intended, the fact remained there was little reason for Notre Dame fans to notice.
To say the Spring and early Summer time-frame has been a tumultuous one for Irish fans, is a complete understatement.
Speculation on who will be starting under center when the Temple Owls visit South Bend on August 31 can come to end. On Wednesday Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly told reports that senior Tommy Rees does not have to compete for the starting quarterback position for the 2013 Fighting Irish during a charity golf [...]
Months back news began to circulate that the Notre Dame – Arizona State games in 2015 and 2017 would be casualties of Notre Dame’s new commitment to play five ACC games a season. On Wednesday, however, the two schools struck an agreement to salvage the 2015 contest in Tempe despite canceling the 2017 matchup. When [...]
After weeks and weeks of negative news after negative news, Notre Dame fans were treated to some good news on Tuesday when Toledo native and 4-star dual threat quarterback DeShone Kizer committed to Notre Dame. The news was a welcomed change in an off-season that seemingly has been an endless stream of bad news. More [...]
Ever since the news broke that Everett Golson would not be enrolled at Notre Dame for the fall semester, Notre Dame message boards have read like an obituary for the 2013 Notre Dame football season. Faced with the prospect of Tommy Rees starting at quarterback for the Fighting Irish once again this season, many Notre [...]
Notre Dame defensive linemen Louis Nix and Stephon Tuitt are racking up pre-season accolades as the pair of linemates prepare for what could be there final campaigns as members of the Fighting Irish. The recognition is not a result of publishers wanting to sell more magazines to the hordes of Notre Dame fans either, Nix [...]
Notre Dame fans might be all doom and gloom these days since learning that Everett Golson won’t be the starting quarterback for Notre Dame this fall after being dismissed from the University, but the sudden and abrupt departure of Golson hasn’t dimmed Las Vegas oddsmakers outlook on the 2013 Fighting Irish. In very early odds [...]
The internet was a buzz earlier this week when news began to circulate that Brian Kelly named Tommy Rees the starting quarterback for the 2013 season. Turns out that that there might still be the obligatory Notre Dame quarterback derby this summer after all and even if Kelly has made that decision, that doesn’t mea [...]
Last season Notre Dame rode one of the nation’s top defenses to a 12-0 regular season and a berth in the national championship game. The Irish defense was stout against the run and led by physical and experienced players Manti Te’o, Kapron Lewis-Moore, and Zeke Motta. With the Irish losing the leader of each level [...]