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Swarbrick on Firing Charlie Weis

December 2, 2009Comments (1)

Swarbrick on Firing Charlie Weis

ESPN scored an exclusive interview with Notre Dame athletic director about his decision to recommend firing Charlie Weis and the coaching search that is under way in South Bend.  Here’s a video the world wide leader has made available for embedding.


Which Irish Assistants Could be Back?

December 1, 2009Comments (13)

Which Irish Assistants Could be Back?

Whenever a coaching change is made, the head coach isn’t the only one who faces some uncertainty – all of his assistants are suddenly in search of a job as well.  Sometimes a new coach will choose to retain a coach or two from the previous staff to preserve some stability for the players as [...]


Players React to Charlie Weis Firing

December 1, 2009Comments (0)

Players React to Charlie Weis Firing

A select few Notre Dame players were made available to the media after the Swarbrick/Ianello press conferences on Monday.  Here are some videos of the players reaction to the firing of Charlie Weis courtesy of Rivals.com Eric Olsen – Sr. OL (captain) Golden Tate – Jr. WR Kyle McCarthy – Sr. S (captain) Kapron Lewis-Moore [...]


Rob Ianello Discuss His Interim Role

December 1, 2009Comments (2)

Rob Ianello Discuss His Interim Role

In the process of announcing the dismissal of Charlie Weis as the head coach of Notre Dame on Monday, the University also announced that Rob Ianello “responsibility for football operations” effectively immediately. Ianello will serve in the same capacity for the Irish that Kent Baer did after the firing of Tyrone Willingham in 2004. Ianello [...]


Swarbrick Discusses Charlie Weis Firing

November 30, 2009Comments (3)

Swarbrick Discusses Charlie Weis Firing

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick addressed the media Monday night to officially announce the firing of head coach Charlie Weis. Here are some highlights from the Irish AD’s presser. Here are some highlights from his introduction. Swarbrick recommended firing Weis to Father Jenkins on Sunday night after conducting his review of the program. He [...]


Initial Impression – Notre Dame at Stanford

November 30, 2009Comments (48)

Initial Impression – Notre Dame at Stanford

It’s tough to really get into the X’s and O’s of Saturday’s season finale, but here are some thoughts about an actual football game instead of another post speculating about who might be coaching next season. As much as I agree with the decision to let Stanford score in the final minute – Stanford could [...]


Another Sign of the Inevitable

November 29, 2009Comments (55)

Another Sign of the Inevitable

As if we needed any more signs that Charlie Weis coached his last game for Notre Dame on Saturday Night, the soon to be former head man for the Irish offered up another – he declined to speak with the media after yet another disappointing loss for the first time in his tenure. This week [...]


Rumors Already Flying

November 28, 2009Comments (77)

Rumors Already Flying

While Notre Dame is preparing for its season finale against Stanford this weekend, the rumor mill is already running at full speed with speculation regarding the eventual successor to Charlie Weis. Weis is still the Irish head coach for at least the next 24 hours, but that hasn’t stopped the rumors from flying. Here’s a [...]


Initial Impressions – UConn at Notre Dame

November 23, 2009Comments (171)

Initial Impressions - UConn at Notre Dame

Another tough loss for a Notre Dame team that had BCS aspirations just a few weeks ago.  The loss drops the Irish to 6-5 and more than likely seals the fate for head coach Charlie.  Here are some notes and thoughts on the game. However you feel about Charlie Weis, I think it’s pretty obvious [...]


Corwin Brown Sounds Off

November 12, 2009Comments (113)

Corwin Brown Sounds Off

Corwin Brown met with the media yesterday, and before answering their questions, the Irish defensive backs coach/co-defensive coordinator went off about Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo’s comments from earlier this week as well as the cut blocks that Navy used this year and last. In case you missed Niumatalolo’s comments, he said: I think the [...]


UHND Opponent Poll – Week 8

November 4, 2009Comments (27)

UHND Opponent Poll - Week 8

Not a whole lot of changes in the weekly UHND Opponent Poll this week, but Pitt is creeping up on USC for the #1 spot after the Trojans got blown out on the road against Oregon last weekend. 2009 UHND Opponent Poll Opponent Record Previous Next Comments 1. #12 Southern Cal Trojans 6-2 1 @ [...]


UHND Opponent Poll – Week 7

October 27, 2009Comments (128)

UHND Opponent Poll - Week 7

Pitt solidifies itself as the #2 team in the UHND Opponent Poll this week after demolishing South Florida at home. 2009 UHND Opponent Poll Opponent Record Previous Next Comments 1. #4 Southern Cal Trojans 6-1 1 @ Oregon USC looked sloppy in their 42-36 win over Oregon State. USC has given up 63 points in [...]


Giovanni Bernard Commits to Notre Dame

October 27, 2009Comments (20)

Giovanni Bernard Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame picked up commitment #17 on the season on Monday with Saint Thomas Aquinas running back Giovanni Bernard.  The Fort Lauderdale native visited Notre Dame for the USC game two weeks and visited Colorado this past weekend before picking the Irish. Bernard is a compact  running back with excellent vision and balance.  He gets [...]


Initial Impressions – Boston College at Notre Dame

October 26, 2009Comments (81)

Initial Impressions - Boston College at Notre Dame

Notre Dame improved to 5-2 on the season with another last minute minute this weekend topping Boston College 20-16.  Brian Smith sealed the Irish victory with his first interception of the season in the final minute.  Here are some notes on the game. A win is a win.  Notre Dame probably should have won this [...]


Boston College Game Live Blog

October 24, 2009Comments (105)

Boston College Game Live Blog

Jeff will be live blogging today’s Boston College game for UHND.  Follow along with the action below. UHND – Boston College vs. Notre Dame


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