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Jordan Prestwood Commits to Notre Dame

April 6, 2010Comments (26)

Jordan Prestwood Commits to Notre Dame

Brian Kelly picked up the second commitment for his first full class at Notre Dame on Monday when highly touted offensive tackle Jordan Prestwood selected the Irish from a pool of scholarship offers featuring some of the nation’s elite programs. Forget about recruiting rankings since most aren’t released for the class of 2011. Take a [...]


Special Offer from Steiner Sports Extended!

March 30, 2010Comments (1)

Special Offer from Steiner Sports Extended!

I was lucky enough to sit down and speak with Golden Tate this evening thanks to the kind folks at Steiner Sports.   Golden was at an autograph signing for Steiner and I was able to ask him a few questions (writeup on that coming tomorrow).  Steiner was also kind enough to offer the readers of [...]


Golden Tate Q&A

March 27, 2010Comments (4)

Golden Tate Q&A

I was lucky enough to sit down with Golden Tate for a few minutes on Friday thanks to the kind folks over at Steiner Sports.  I’ll have a full article written up on my sit down with Golden, but for now, here is the full transcript from the interview. On his best/worst football moment at [...]


12 Players to Watch This Spring

March 26, 2010Comments (21)

12 Players to Watch This Spring

Notre Dame kicks off the first spring practice under head coach Brian Kelly on Friday.  While the excitement level isn’t quite where it was at after the last coaching change, excitement is starting to build and Notre Dame fans are excited to see how different the Irish will look this season. Here’s a look at [...]


Brad Carrico ND’s First 2011 Commit

March 22, 2010Comments (25)

Brad Carrico ND's First 2011 Commit

Notre Dame picked up its first commitment for the Class of 2011 over the weekend when defensive end Brad Carrico pledged to Brian Kelly and the Irish coaching staff.   Carrico hails from Dublin-Coffman HS – the same school that produced former Irish stars Brady Quinn and Chinedum N”Dukwe. Carrico (6’6″, 270 lbs) was on campus [...]


Notre Dame and Michigan Under the Lights in ‘11

March 22, 2010Comments (6)

Notre Dame and Michigan Under the Lights in ‘11

Michigan announced last week that the 2011 Notre Dame-Michigan game will be a night game. At most schools this wouldn’t be a major announcement. At Michigan though, the announcement was major since this will be the first night game played in Michigan Stadium. Ever. Michigan AD Dave Brandon said in a release: “This will be [...]


Theo Riddick Moving to Wide Receiver

March 10, 2010Comments (37)

Theo Riddick Moving to Wide Receiver

It was bound to happen.  Players move positions every time there is a coaching change.  We got a glimpse of this on Tuesday with a report that rising sophomore Theo Riddick will be moving to wide receiver and competing for playing time in the slot this spring.  Riddick made his mark early in his freshman [...]


An Inside Look at the New Strength Program

February 21, 2010Comments (48)

An Inside Look at the New Strength Program

The Notre Dame video department produced a video last week showcasing the new strength and conditioning program under the guidance of Paul Longo.   The video showcases some of the workouts the players are completing this off-season and has a quick Q&A with Lonog. It’s tough to gain too much out of these clips, but its [...]


Dayne Crist Ahead of Schedule

February 5, 2010Comments (68)

Dayne Crist Ahead of Schedule

Dayne Crist patiently waited for his turn as the starting quarterback at Notre Dame behind NFL bound Jimmy Clausen for the past two seasons. It looks like the former five start recruit is getting tired of waiting, however, as the junior to be is ahead of schedule in his recovery from an ACL injury suffered [...]


Recruiting ’11 – An Early Look at Numbers

February 5, 2010Comments (19)

Recruiting ’11 – An Early Look at Numbers

The ink is just barely dry on the letters of intent faxed into Notre Dame yesterday, but recruiting for 2011 is already well under way. With 23 recruits added to the Irish roster yesterday, Notre Dame is actually budding up next to the 85 scholarship max for the first time in years. Here’s a quick [...]


Class of 2010 Cliff’s Notes Edition

February 4, 2010Comments (26)

Class of 2010 Cliff’s Notes Edition

Notre Dame officially signed 23 recruits on Wednesday including the five early enrollees that started their Notre Dame careers last month. Here is a quick review of each of the 23 along with their official heights and weights from the University release. Offense Austin Collinsworth – WR/DB (6-1, 195 – Fort Thomas, KY – Highlands [...]


Where the Rest Landed

February 4, 2010Comments (3)

Where the Rest Landed

Here’s a quick recap of where the recruits that Notre Dame missed out on on Signing Day ended up. Christian Jones (OLB) – Florida State – It looked like Notre Dame had a legit chance here, but Jones ended up going to his father’s alma mater.  Jones was taking extra classes to qualify for Notre Dame, [...]


Notre Dame Lands Matt James

February 3, 2010Comments (62)

Notre Dame Lands Matt James

Offensive tackle was one of the biggest needs in the class of 2010 and on National Signing Day, Notre Dame landed one of the nation’s best when Matt James signed a letter of intent to play for the Irish. Notre Dame edged out Ohio State for James’s services to add one of the nation’s elite [...]


Notre Dame Heading Down the Home Stretch

February 2, 2010Comments (27)

Notre Dame Heading Down the Home Stretch

With less than 24 hours before National Signing Day, Notre Dame is still in on several top notch recruits and could see its class improve drastically if a few dominoes falls its way after all of the ink is dry on all of the letters of intent. Here’s a quick look at all of the [...]


Notre Dame Still Alive for Christian Jones

January 21, 2010Comments (85)

Notre Dame Still Alive for Christian Jones

As recruiting reaches the home stretch this year, one of the bigger names left on the Notre Dame recruiting board is five star linebacker Christian Jones. The Florida native who at one point was considered a long shot for the Irish could be more likely than most people felt based on recent reports. Florida State [...]


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