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College Football Season is Upon Us

August 29, 2013Comments (3)

College Football Season is Upon Us

This year’s college football season is here, and football fans couldn’t be more excited(and relieved). The BCS championship game feels light years away, and seeing how the Spring and Summer have brought nothing but grief to Irish fans, and are happily ready to move forward. The NBA and NHL seasons are long gone, and Major [...]


Get Ready to Know ’13: Elijah Shumate

August 24, 2013Comments (2)

Get Ready to Know '13: Elijah Shumate

Seeing the field in all 13 games in 2012, but with extremely limited action, the young man out of Jersey spent most of his time at the nickel position. This year though Elijah Shumate is hoping a stronger fall practice and a better understanding of the defensive scheme will earn him a promotion and a [...]


Brian Kelly Talks Notre Dame Football ’13 with ESPN

August 19, 2013Comments (10)

Brian Kelly Talks Notre Dame Football '13 with ESPN

Last week Irish coach Brian Kelly set down with ESPN analyst Joe Tessitore and discussed the upcoming season, and the expectations that come with it. Kelly brought up some very interesting points, but the one consistent message was simply that he and his team are looking to build off the success of 2012, not live [...]


Brian Kelly Praising Tommy Rees’s Experience So Far

August 14, 2013Comments (17)

Brian Kelly Praising Tommy Rees's Experience So Far

As a member of the Notre Dame football program, senior quarterback Tommy Rees has truly felt the thrill of victory and the agony of  defeat. From starter, to back-up, and now starter again, Rees is hoping to implement the lessons he learned as a reserve, into a starting role that he has obtained for the [...]


Notre Dame Running Back Rotation Still Unsettled

August 10, 2013Comments (10)

Notre Dame Running Back Rotation Still Unsettled

Brian Kelly and the Irish opened camp early last week, and he took the time to address an off-seasons worth of questions during his initial press conference just a few days before camp broke. Kelly talked about the mindset of the team and of the staff , and where they feel they are at right [...]


10 Questions for Notre Dame Football in 2013

August 6, 2013Comments (20)

10 Questions for Notre Dame Football in 2013

Regardless of how any team finishes the prior year in college football, there are always going to be questions going into the following season. The Notre Dame program is no different, and while 2012 may have given Irish fans a lot to be excited about, a tumultuous off-season seems to have produced some unexpected questions, [...]


Get Ready to Know ’13: Sheldon Day

July 31, 2013Comments (2)

Get Ready to Know '13: Sheldon Day

Today we continue our look at players whose name you should get ready to know in 2013 because they very well could be difference makers this fall for Notre Dame.  First on our list was speedy sophomore wide receiver Chris Brown. Today we turn our attention to the defensive side of the ball.   As [...]


20 Reasons to be Excited for Notre Dame Football in ’13

July 29, 2013Comments (15)

20 Reasons to be Excited for Notre Dame Football in '13

As Irish fans eagerly await the start of the 2013 season there are plenty of reasons to be excited.  There are some areas of concern as well of course, but that goes without saying for any season. Some of those concerns will start to be addressed as the Irish enter into fall practice on August [...]


Notre Dame Football ’13 Preview – Opponent Coach Rundown

July 26, 2013Comments (11)

Notre Dame Football '13 Preview - Opponent Coach Rundown

As the 2013 season quickly approaches, fans have seen preseason articles about depth charts, player battles, injuries, transfers, and what opponent will be the biggest challenge of the year. We wanted to dig a bit deeper, and take a look at the actual coaches that the Irish will be facing this year. See what they [...]


Notre Dame’s Schedule Among Nation’s Toughest

July 17, 2013Comments (4)

Notre Dame's Schedule Among Nation's Toughest

As a college football fan, there are certain dates and events during the off-season that marks the approach of the upcoming season drawing closer, and the release of Phil Steele’s annual strength of schedule list happens to be one of those events. Phil takes a look at all 126 FBS schools and based off of [...]


Get Ready to Know ’13: Chris Brown

July 13, 2013Comments (18)

Get Ready to Know '13: Chris Brown

A few weeks ago we profile 6 players Ready for Prime Time for Notre Dame in 2013 – players who have established themselves already and are ready to be big time playmakers for the Irish.  Today we are starting to profile some players who may not have played much to this point in their careers, [...]


Notre Dame – Michigan Rivalry: An Unfortunate Casualty

July 9, 2013Comments (36)

Notre Dame - Michigan Rivalry: An Unfortunate Casualty

The great sport of college football is fueled by passion, pageantry, and of course, rivalries. While many teams claim the Notre Dame program as one of their rivals, if you asked the Notre Dame fan-base who they consider their true rivals, very few teams would actually be mentioned. One name that would be brought up [...]


Now or Never ’13: George Atkinson

July 5, 2013Comments (12)

Now or Never '13: George Atkinson

Entering his junior year in South Bend, Notre Dame running back George Atkinson III still has a lot to prove, but thankfully for Irish fans he has the talent to do just that. Making an early splash his freshman year by returning two kickoffs for touchdowns, and  being named  honorable mention All-American as a returner [...]


Brian Kelly Has Brought Confidence Back to Notre Dame

June 30, 2013Comments (20)

Brian Kelly Has Brought Confidence Back to Notre Dame

There are certain major college football programs that have conquered the pursuit of the elusive combination of excellence and longevity, and the Notre Dame program happens to be near the top of that list. If you grew up in the era of Notre Dame football with Lou Holtz at the helm, then you were lucky [...]


Top 5 Running Backs Notre Dame Will Face in 2013

June 28, 2013Comments (5)

Top 5 Running Backs Notre Dame Will Face in 2013

In 2012 the Irish defense allowed opponents only 3.47 yards per carry(16th best) and only surrendered an average of  105.69 yards per game, which was good for 11th best in the country. What makes these accomplishments even more impressive was the fact that Notre Dame spent the first half of the season dealing with injuries [...]


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