Theo Riddick

Pos: WR // Height: 5-11 // Weight: 198 lbs // Class: 2013 // Hometown: Manville, NJ (Immaculate HS)

Theo Riddick

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Theo Riddick committed to Notre Dame early in the recruiting process and saw the field early as a freshman in 2009. In the spring of 2010, Riddick moved to wide receiver and showed signs of star potential as a slot receiver early during the ’10 but was slowed by injuries.

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Cierre Wood Solid, Theo Riddick Injured at NFL Combine

Cierre Wood Solid, Theo Riddick Injured at NFL Combine

Former Notre Dame running back Cierre Wood didn’t wow scouts at the NFL Combine on Sunday with an eye popping 40 or any other individual drill, but he did turn in an all around solid performance that should help his draft stock.  His backfield teammate Theo Riddick, however, did not help his draft stock and [...]

Comments (9) // Published: February 25, 2013

Notre Dame 2013 NFL Combine Preview

Notre Dame 2013 NFL Combine Preview

With the yearly NFL Combine coming up this weekend in Indianpolis, a handful of former Notre Dame players will be taking their first steps towards their professional football careers while trying to impress NFL scouts, executives, and personnel on and off the field. In all, Notre Dame will have seven former gridiron standouts in Indy [...]

Comments (10) // Published: February 19, 2013

Shamrock Stickers: Pitt '12

Shamrock Stickers: Pitt ’12

The Irish put themselves and their fan base through an emotional rollercoaster on Saturday, but in the end they triumphed over Pitt 29-26 in triple overtime. Notre Dame moves to 9-0 for the first time since 1993, and hold steady at fourth in the AP and coaches polls. The following players led the Irish to [...]

Comments (2) // Published: November 4, 2012

5 Things I Liked: BYU '12

5 Things I Liked: BYU ’12

Notre Dame squeaked out a three point victory on Saturday in a sloppy game in which they made more than their fair share of mistakes.  The Irish were able to overcome those miscues though and end up on top at the end of the game – something the 2011 squad had major issues doing.  So, [...]

Comments (21) // Published: October 22, 2012

Shamrock Stickers: BYU '12

Shamrock Stickers: BYU ’12

Notre Dame avoided the so called “trap game” by defeating BYU 17-14 to remain unbeaten at 7-0. The Irish were sloppy, struggling to show balance on offense with Tommy Rees failing to pass the ball with any efficiency. However, the defense continued their strong play, pitching a shutout in the second half and the Irish [...]

Comments (9) // Published: October 21, 2012

Irish Keys to Victory - Purdue '12

Irish Keys to Victory – Purdue ’12

Here’s a look at what Notre Dame has to do this weekend in order to leave Notre Dame Stadium with a 2-0 record for the first time since 2008. Go Deep Early We all saw Notre Dame run the ball 46 times right at Navy with great success. Guess what? So did Purdue and while [...]

Comments (17) // Published: September 6, 2012

Shamrock Stickers: Notre Dame v. Navy '12

Shamrock Stickers: Notre Dame v. Navy ’12

Welcome to a new weekly column written by regular contributor Pierce O’Leary. Each week Pierce will dole out stickers to the players of the week for the Irish. At the end of the year we’ll look back at who has found their names among those recognized each week. Theo Riddick – 19 carries, 107 yards, [...]

Comments (3) // Published: September 3, 2012

Running Backs A Stabilizing Force in '12

Running Backs A Stabilizing Force in ’12

With quarterback play as a lingering question mark and the search to find someone capable to replace Michael Floyd’s productivity at wide receiver ongoing, the immediate future of the Irish passing game is uncertain.  With so many unknowns in the passing game the Irish are in need of the running game to stabilize the offense [...]

Comments (6) // Published: April 13, 2012

6 Upper Classmen Needing a Big Spring

6 Upper Classmen Needing a Big Spring

As we continue trucking on to the end of spring practice for 2012, here’s a quick look at some upper classmen who Notre Dame need to finish this spring off strong in order to avoid having to rely on some inexperienced players at key positions come the fall. Bennett Jackson With Robert Blanton and Gary [...]

Comments (41) // Published: April 12, 2012

Spring '12 - Day 4 Video Highlights the Slot

Spring ’12 – Day 4 Video Highlights the Slot

Notre Dame posted another practice video after Day 4 of spring practice this year focusing on the hybrid slot wide receiver/running back position the Irish staff created this off-season.  We have the video and some comments. First off, I don’t I can overstate how much I love Tony Alford as an assistant coach at Notre [...]

Comments (0) // Published: March 27, 2012

Brian Kelly Recaps Day 3 of Spring Football '12

Brian Kelly Recaps Day 3 of Spring Football ’12

Brian Kelly briefly addressed the media after day 3 of spring practice 2012 – the first in which the Irish could be in full pads.  We have some notes from the highlights of what Kelly had to say along with video posted on the ND athletic department YouTube channel. First, the video and then some [...]

Comments (0) // Published: March 25, 2012

Notre Dame Suddenly Has A Surplus of Options

Notre Dame Suddenly Has A Surplus of Options

Brian Kelly decided to combine the coaching responsibilities for running backs and slot wide receivers in 2012 because he envisions a combined role for his backs and slot receivers moving forward. For the first time since he arrived at Notre Dame, he’ll also have a bevy of options out of the slot with a number [...]

Comments (19) // Published: February 25, 2012

Too Early To Give Up on Riddick

Too Early To Give Up on Riddick

In the aftermath of Saturday’s extremely disappointing season opening loss to South Florida, one of the popular topics on the message boards since then is idea of moving Theo Riddick back to running back after his underwhelming performance. While Riddick’s performance certainly left a lot to be desired, it’s much too early to give up [...]

Comments (7) // Published: September 5, 2011

Kelly Clipboard - The Day After USF

Kelly Clipboard – The Day After USF

Brian Kelly spoke with the media yesterday to recap the South Florida loss.  Here are some notes from what Kelly had to say related to, among other things, the starting QB spot, the punting game, and the punt returner. Kelly didn’t have a decision on who would start at quarterback as of yesterday but said [...]

Comments (16) // Published: September 5, 2011

The Indispensables - 2011 Edition

The Indispensables – 2011 Edition

With just over two days remaining until the 2011 season kicks off for Notre Dame, we take a look at our yearly pre-season list of the most indispensable players on the Irish roster. I started this column last year and unfortunately Notre Dame lost four of the ten players I listed for a substantial amount [...]

Comments (2) // Published: September 1, 2011

7 Upper Classmen Ready for their Closeups

7 Upper Classmen Ready for their Closeups

So far this week we’ve taken a look at some freshman ready to contribute and some sophomores ready for increased playing time.  Today we move up the class ladder and look at some upper classmen who have contributed over the last few years, but are ready to elevate their games to a new level. Theo [...]

Comments (2) // Published: June 16, 2011

Theo Riddick Returning to Running Back?

Theo Riddick Returning to Running Back?

The most prominent position change Brian Kelly made when he took over the Fighting Irish last year was moving Theo Riddick from wide receiver to running back.  A year later, Kelly is contemplating moving the shifty junior back to running back. After a slow start to the season, Riddick began to flourish in week 3 [...]

Comments (25) // Published: January 22, 2011

Riddick, Jones Back on Practice Field

Riddick, Jones Back on Practice Field

The Notre Dame receiving corps could receive a boost with the possible return of both Theo Riddick and TJ Jones for this weekend’s match-up with USC. Riddick, Notre Dame’s starting slot wide receiver, has been out of action since suffering a severe ankle sprain against Western Michigan.  Prior to his injury, Riddick was settling in [...]

Comments (7) // Published: November 24, 2010

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 14, Stanford 37

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 14, Stanford 37

Notre Dame suffered a tough loss Saturday at the hands of Stanford.  The Irish were dominated on both lines of scrimmage and struggled to sustain much offense throughout the game.  Here are some initial thoughts on today’s game. Offense The offensive line had its roughest day of the season.  Stanford generated a pass rush all [...]

Comments (233) // Published: September 25, 2010

(Not So) Initial Impressions – Michigan 28, Notre Dame 24

(Not So) Initial Impressions – Michigan 28, Notre Dame 24

This week’s initial impressions is coming a little late.  The UHND crew was in South Bend this weekend for the game and a lack of internet and some travel snafus have delayed my normal posting.  With all that said, here are some thoughts on the Michigan game. It goes without saying at this point, but [...]

Comments (85) // Published: September 14, 2010

Kelly Clipboard - Michigan Week

Kelly Clipboard – Michigan Week

Brian Kelly met with the media on Tuesday to discuss this weekend’s match-up with rival Michigan.  Here are some notes about what Kelly had to say. On if playing against an athletic quarterback in Robert Marve helps prepare Notre Dame for Michigan and Denard Robinson It’s a different team. They’re setting up the run obviously [...]

Comments (14) // Published: September 8, 2010

The Indispensables - 2010 Edition

The Indispensables – 2010 Edition

This week’s Irish Blog Gathering got me thinking about who would be the toughest players on the Irish roster to replace if they were to go down to an injury.  Figuring out who is the hardest to replace isn’t just a matter of listing the best players on the roster though – you have to [...]

Comments (3) // Published: September 3, 2010

Training Camp '10 - Hughes, Wood, Riddick, & Smith Videos

Training Camp ’10 – Hughes, Wood, Riddick, & Smith Videos

Here are some more videos posted on YouTube from training camp. Cierre Wood wants the ball.  It also sounds like Wood is being prepared for a large role on special teams. Robert Hughes sees opportunities for running backs in the spread. Theo Riddick talks about adjusting to the faster tempo of practice under Brian Kelly. [...]

Comments (4) // Published: August 10, 2010

Breaking Down the '10 Depth Chart - Offense

Breaking Down the ’10 Depth Chart – Offense

The first official depth chart of the 2010 season was released on Friday. There weren’t a lot of surprises, but we’ll take a look at both sides of the ball and speculate how things may shake out before the season opener.

Comments (4) // Published: August 10, 2010

Continuing the Countdown - Players #15-11

Continuing the Countdown – Players #15-11

The countdown towards Notre Dame’s top player continues today with the latest set of Notre Dame blogger player rankings.   As I’ve done the past couple days, I’ll post some comments on my rankings as well as my thoughts on the other bloggers’ rankings. Today we’re looking at players ranked #15-11.  Inside the Irish has everyone’s [...]

Comments (3) // Published: July 15, 2010


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