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Charlie Weis Presser Notes 10/20

October 21, 2009Comments (47)

Charlie Weis Presser Notes 10/20

Weis wrapped up the USC game and previewed this weekend’s Boston College game at his weekly Tuesday press conference.  Here are some highlights and notes. Robby Parris had an ankle, knee, and hip x-rayed after Saturday’s loss and all came up negative.  He also had an MRI on the knee and that came up as [...]


USC Weekend Recruiting Roundup

October 20, 2009Comments (33)

USC Weekend Recruiting Roundup

There was a ton of talent from the Class of 2010 on hand for Notre Dame’s heartbreaking loss to USC this weekend.  Despite the tough loss for the Irish the big game atmosphere and thrilling game seems to have paid off on the recruiting trail for Notre Dame.  Here’s a quick roundup of all of [...]


Notre Dame adds Tai-ler Jones

October 20, 2009Comments (6)

Notre Dame adds Tai-ler Jones

Notre Dame’s big recruiting weekend has netted the Irish a commitment already in the form of four star wide receiver Tai-ler Jones.  Jones, the son of former Notre Dame defensive lineman Andre Jones, had previously been commited to Stanford, but his visit this weekend went well enough to get him to switch to the Irish. [...]


Initial Impressions – USC at Notre Dame

October 18, 2009Comments (284)

Initial Impressions - USC at Notre Dame

Notre Dame took another game down to the wire on Saturday, but for the second time this season came out on the wrong end of a thrilling game.  Here are my initial thoughts from the Irish heartbreaking defeat. First off, I think everyone needs to give this team a lot of props for not giving [...]


Friday Morning Flicks – Beat SC Edition

October 16, 2009Comments (6)

Friday Morning Flicks - Beat SC Edition

Greetings for sunny South Bend.  The UHND crew is taking a timeout to resume the Friday Morning Flicks on this important football weekend.  Here’s a collection of Notre Dame-USC and motivational clips to get everyone ready for this weekend. We’ll start off with Kinnon Tatum lighting up USC in 1995. Now we’ll go back to [...]


’09 UHND Opponent Poll – Week 5

October 6, 2009Comments (23)

'09 UHND Opponent Poll - Week 5

Not a whole lot of movement in this week’s opponent poll.  Washington State did retake the 12th spot after getting blown out by Oregon though. 2009 UHND Opponent Poll Opponent Record Last Week Next Comments 1. #4 Southern Cal Trojans 4-1 1 @ Notre Dmae USC made short order of Cal and bottled up Jahvid [...]


Initial Impressions – Washington at Notre Dame

October 4, 2009Comments (111)

Initial Impressions - Washington at Notre Dame

After making the long trip home from South Bend and rewatching the game, here are my initial impressions from Notre Dame’s latest last minute victory. All three of the goal line stands were remarkable.  The double goal line stand was unbelievable.  After the roughing the snapper penalty it would have been pretty easy for them [...]


Irish Stewed: U-Dub, Jake Locker, and Why I’m Sick of Blaming Ty

September 30, 2009Comments (76)

Irish Stewed: U-Dub, Jake Locker, and Why I’m Sick of Blaming Ty

Trying to summon genuine rancor for the upcoming Washington matchup is next to impossible. Washington is a reputable school situated on a beautiful campus. They have a reasonably storied football program that has already embarrassed USC this season (always a good thing), and if there is one group of fans who can empathize with the [...]


Charlie Weis Presser Notes – Washington Preview

September 30, 2009Comments (11)

Charlie Weis Presser Notes - Washington Preview

Charlie Weis met with the media for his weekly Tuesday press conference and addressed the health status of his team as well as their preparation for this weekend’s matchup with Washington. Jimmy Clausen and Armando Allen were both back at practice and were “ready to go”. Ben Turk has passed Eric Maust on the depth [...]


’09 UHND Opponent Poll – Week 4

September 29, 2009Comments (19)

'09 UHND Opponent Poll - Week 4

Washington tumbles and Stanford surges in the latest UHND Opponent Poll. 2009 UHND Opponent Poll Opponent Record Last Week Next Comments 1. #4 Southern Cal Trojans 3-1 1 @ #24 Cal USC jumped out to a 20-0 first quarter lead, but gave up some long drives to WSU. 2. Michigan Wolverines 4-0 2 @ Michigan [...]


Charlie Weis Presser Notes – Purdue Wrapup

September 28, 2009Comments (27)

Charlie Weis Presser Notes - Purdue Wrapup

Charlie Weis wrapped up Notre Dame’s wild 24-21 win over Purdue with his weekly Sunday press conference.  Here are some notes and some video from what Weis had to say. Jimmy Clausen’s foot was feeling much better on Sunday than it was a week ago.  Weis said that the plan will be to get through [...]


Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 24, Purdue 21

September 27, 2009Comments (83)

Initial Impressions - Notre Dame 24, Purdue 21

Jimmy Clausen came off the bench to lead Notre Dame to its second fourth quarter comeback in as many weeks Saturday night with a 24-21 victory over the Boilermakers.  The Irish didn’t have the services of Armando Allen and had Clausen for a little less than half the game, but were able to make a [...]


Friday Morning Flicks – It’s 49-21 Sweetheart Edition

September 25, 2009Comments (8)

Friday Morning Flicks - It's 49-21 Sweetheart Edition

Notre Dame travels in to instate rival Purdue this weekend to take on the Boilermakers. While Notre Dame has dominated this rivalry over the years, there has been plenty of memorable plays and this week’s edition of Friday Morning Flicks has a lot of classic clips of the Irish and Boilermakers. Our first clip this [...]


Jimmy Clausen Likely, Armando Allen a Game Time Decision

September 25, 2009Comments (2)

Jimmy Clausen Likely, Armando Allen a Game Time Decision

Charlie Weis gave Notre Dame fans a little dose of good news/bad news on Thursday when he told the media that quarterback Jimmy Clausen looked like a go for Saturday while tailback Armando Allen was going to be a game time decision. Clausen, nursing a case of turf toe, was held out of practice on [...]


Kyle Rudolph Named Tight End of the Week

September 24, 2009Comments (2)

Kyle Rudolph Named Tight End of the Week

Notre Dame’s sophomore tight end Kyle Rudolph was named the John Mackey Tight End of the Week. Rudolph is coming of a career high 95 yards on 6 catches in Notre Dame’s 33-30 win over Michigan State this past weekend.  Rudolph’s big game was highlighted with a 52 catch and run from Jimmy Clausen in [...]


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