Tommy Rees

Pos: QB // Height: 6-2 // Weight: 210 lbs // Class: 2014 // Hometown: Lake Forest, IL (Lake Forest HS)

Tommy Rees

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Tommy Rees enrolled early at Notre Dame in January 2010 and used his head start to win the backup QB position in the fall. When Dayne Crist injured his knee against Tulsa, Rees stepped in and guided the Irish to 4 straights wins to end the season including wins over USA and Miami.

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Shembo, Rees, Jackson Look to Shine at Shrine Bowl

Shembo, Rees, Jackson Look to Shine at Shrine Bowl

Notre Dame will have a trio of departing seniors looking to improve their NFL resumes on Saturday afternoon Saturday afternoon at the East West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Prince Shembo, Tommy Rees, and Bennett Jackson will all be playing for the West team. Here’s a quick look at what each of the three [...]

Comments (9) // Published: January 18, 2014

Conference Championship Games Highlight Notre Dame's Season

Conference Championship Games Highlight Notre Dame’s Season

Conference championship weekend for Notre Dame fans is pretty straightforward: wake up early, surround yourself with the necessary beverages and easily graspable food items, pick a comfortable chair strategically placed in front of a massive high definition television and not move for twelve straight hours.  And this year’s batch of games did not fail to [...]

Comments (26) // Published: December 10, 2013

Stanford Game Same Old Story for Notre Dame Football 2013

Stanford Game Same Old Story for Notre Dame Football 2013

Notre Dame fans hoping to see the Irish pull off the upset as a two touchdown underdog last night were instead treated to the same old story of Notre Dame Football in 2013.  Fall behind early.  Rally back.  Turn the ball over at the worst time and fall short. In three of Notre Dame’s four [...]

Comments (31) // Published: December 1, 2013

Notre Dame Beats BYU 23-13 on Senior Day

Notre Dame Beats BYU 23-13 on Senior Day

The Notre Dame senior class of 2013 became the first senior class to win four straight senior days on Saturday with a 23-13 win over BYU to improve to 8-3 on the season. Notre Dame never trailed against BYU on Saturday, but the game remained close throughout most of the second half until the Irish [...]

Comments (27) // Published: November 23, 2013

Linebackers, Tommy Rees Critical for Notre Dame vs. BYU

Linebackers, Tommy Rees Critical for Notre Dame vs. BYU

Notre Dame comes off its bye week at 7-3 without hopes of playing in a BCS game but still with an opportunity to put together a solid season.  The Irish will attempt to send their seniors off right with a victory over fellow independent the BYU Cougars.  BYU comes into the game at 7-3 as [...]

Comments (48) // Published: November 21, 2013

Notre Dame vs. Air Force Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame vs. Air Force Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame secured bowl eligibility with its first resounding victory of the season, a 45-10 dismantling of Air Force.  The Irish were shorthanded with Louis Nix and Christian Lombard out but the next men in stepped up admirably.  Tommy Rees played by far his best game of the season and the Irish defense showed they [...]

Comments (2) // Published: October 27, 2013

IBG: Zoom, Zoom, Zoomie Edition

IBG: Zoom, Zoom, Zoomie Edition

For this week’s Irish Blogger Gathering, Mike from NDNation answered our questions while Aaron from Strong & True provided us questions to answer. As always, here are this week’s entries: NDNation – http://ndnation.com/archives/4302 Inside the Irish – http://irish.nbcsports.com/2013/10/24/ibg-air-force-edition/ Her Loyal Sons – http://www.herloyalsons.com/blog/2013/10/23/irish-blogger-gathering-blue-skies-ahead 1. After watching Andrew Hendrix play for almost an entire half against USC and be [...]

Comments (75) // Published: October 24, 2013

Tommy Rees Says He'll Start vs. Air Force

Tommy Rees Says He’ll Start vs. Air Force

Around this time last year, Notre Dame fans were scared of the prospect of Tommy Rees starting a game in place of the injured Everett Golson.  Fast forward a year and Notre Dame fans across the country can breathe a giant sigh of relief that that same Tommy Rees is going to be starting for [...]

Comments (23) // Published: October 23, 2013

Irish Blogger Gathering: Time to Get Defensive Edition

Irish Blogger Gathering: Time to Get Defensive Edition

The Irish Blogger Gathering returns for another week with Aaron from the UND Blog Strong & True answered our questions on the defense, Tommy Rees, and the running back rotation. As always, be sure to check out the other IBG sites for their posts as well: Subway Domer – http://www.subwaydomer.com/2013-articles/september/irish-blogger-gathering-sparty-no.html Her Loyal Sons – http://www.herloyalsons.com/blog/2013/09/18/irish-blogger-gathering-struggling/ ND Nation [...]

Comments (21) // Published: September 18, 2013

5 Things I Liked: Notre Dame @ Purdue

5 Things I Liked: Notre Dame @ Purdue

Still playing some catch-up after a busy weekend, but despite another underwhelming performance from Notre Dame, there was still plenty to like from the Irish on Saturday night. DaVaris Daniels stepping up in prime time The story of the night for Notre Dame was the best game of DaVaris Daniels’ career.  Daniels hauled in 8 [...]

Comments (10) // Published: September 17, 2013

Notre Dame @ Purdue '13: Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame @ Purdue ’13: Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame overcame another slow start to survive a scare in West Lafayette, defeating the Boilermakers 31-24.  The Irish scored 21 points in the span of 3:29 in the fourth quarter to seize control of the game.  Notre Dame’s performance was underwhelming as they came into the game three touchdown favorites yet struggled immensely to [...]

Comments (6) // Published: September 16, 2013

Shamrock Stickers: Temple '13

Shamrock Stickers: Temple ’13

The Irish opened their 2013 season with a quality 28-6 win versus Temple.  As per usual in a season opener the Irish had some miscues but showed flashes of being an explosive offense as well as a defense that will be stout again.  Most members of the Irish looked good including the talented group of [...]

Comments (2) // Published: September 2, 2013

5 Things I Liked: Temple '13

5 Things I Liked: Temple ’13

There was plenty to be concerned about coming out of Notre Dame’s relatively easy 28-6 win to start the season yesterday, but at the same time, there was a lot to like and a lot to be excited about as well. Just as we did last year, we will be doing posts on the 5 [...]

Comments (15) // Published: September 1, 2013

#14 Tommy Rees - 2013 Top 25 Notre Dame Football Players

#14 Tommy Rees – 2013 Top 25 Notre Dame Football Players

After a brief hiatus, our countdown of the top 25 football players on the Notre Dame roster for 2013 continues today with one of the most polarizing and scrutinized quarterbacks to ever have a winning percentage of over 75% for Notre Dame – senior Tommy Rees. Tommy Rees has a better winning percentage better than [...]

Comments (8) // Published: August 14, 2013

Brian Kelly Praising Tommy Rees's Experience So Far

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 [...]

Comments (17) // Published: August 14, 2013

Notre Dame Fall Camp 2013 - Day 4 Videos

Notre Dame Fall Camp 2013 – Day 4 Videos

Notre Dame wrapped up the Shiloh Park version of 2013 fall camp on Thursday with a spirited practice that featured, of all things, a Tommy Rees touchdown scamper. Afterwards Brian Kelly talked about Notre Dame getting better the last four days. Day 4 Practice Highlights Good to see Amir Carlisle running around and looking quick [...]

Comments (9) // Published: August 8, 2013

Replacing Notre Dame’s Offensive Leadership

Replacing Notre Dame’s Offensive Leadership

Notre Dame’s offense didn’t gain the national attention its defense did during last season’s 12-1 campaign but was instrumental in returning the Irish to relevance in the national championship picture.  Several key members of the Irish offense will not be back for the 2013 season leaving leadership and production holes that must be filled for [...]

Comments (4) // Published: June 15, 2013

Why Not Tommy Rees?

Why Not Tommy Rees?

The signing of Tommy Rees in 2010 brought little fanfare. Though no disrespect was intended, the fact remained there was little reason for Notre Dame fans to notice.

Comments (39) // Published: June 14, 2013

Brian Kelly Confirms Tommy Rees is Notre Dame's '13 Starting QB

Brian Kelly Confirms Tommy Rees is Notre Dame’s ’13 Starting QB

Speculation on who will be starting under center when the Temple Owls visit South Bend on August 31 can come to end.  On Wednesday  Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly told reports that senior Tommy Rees does not have to compete for the starting quarterback position for the 2013 Fighting Irish during a charity golf [...]

Comments (4) // Published: June 13, 2013

Tommy Rees, The Most Unappreciated Man in the World

Tommy Rees, The Most Unappreciated Man in the World

Ever since the news broke that Everett Golson would not be enrolled at Notre Dame for the fall semester, Notre Dame message boards have read like an obituary for the 2013 Notre Dame football season.  Faced with the prospect of Tommy Rees starting at quarterback for the Fighting Irish once again this season, many Notre [...]

Comments (49) // Published: June 11, 2013

Tommy Rees Named Notre Dame's Starter for '13 by Brian Kelly - For Now

Tommy Rees Named Notre Dame’s Starter for ’13 by Brian Kelly – For Now

The internet was a buzz earlier this week when news began to circulate that Brian Kelly named Tommy Rees the starting quarterback for the 2013 season.  Turns out that that there might still be the obligatory Notre Dame quarterback derby this summer after all and even if Kelly has made that decision, that doesn’t mea [...]

Comments (26) // Published: June 8, 2013

5 Things I Liked: Stanford '12

5 Things I Liked: Stanford ’12

Another week.  Another win.  Another list of a lot of things I liked seeing from our Fighting Irish.  There were a lot of hiccups along the way on Saturday, but at the end of the day, Notre Dame beat another top 25 team – a team that had beaten them the last three years – [...]

Comments (20) // Published: October 15, 2012

Golson Concussed, Probable for BYU

Golson Concussed, Probable for BYU

Notre Dame starting quarterback Everett Golson was knocked out of yesterday’s game with just under four minutes remaning after sustaining a hit to the helmet that generated an unnecessary roughness penalty.  The hit ended up keeping Golson out of the game for the rest of regulation and overtime and on Sunday Brian Kelly revealed that the sophomore [...]

Comments (0) // Published: October 14, 2012

5 Things I Liked: Michigan '12

5 Things I Liked: Michigan ’12

There was a lot to like – and plenty not to like (more on that later) – in Notre Dame’s 13-6 win over Michigan on Saturday night.  This week’s installment of 5 Things I Liked takes a look at what I liked the most from Notre Dame’s 4th win in four tries this season. The [...]

Comments (12) // Published: September 25, 2012

Shamrock Stickers: Michigan '12

Shamrock Stickers: Michigan ’12

Notre Dame’s defense stole the show on Saturday in South Bend as the Irish improved to 4-0 on the season with a 13-6 win over Michigan thanks in large part to forcing 6 Wolverine turnovers.  UHND’s Pierce O’Leary highlights the players of the game with his weekly column Shamrock Stickers. Manti Te’o Yet again Manti [...]

Comments (5) // Published: September 24, 2012


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