Month: August 2009

  • NFL Irish ’09 Season Preview – Part 1

    Unlike college football, the NFL season doesn’t kickoff this weekend.  Still, with the NFL season just around the corner,  here’s a quick look at the season forecast for some former…

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  • Trouble Brewing for Michigan?

    Sundays in the off-season are generally pretty quiet in the college football blogosphere, but on the last Sunday before the season kicks off  it was buzzing thanks to a Detroit…

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  • Charlie Weis Presser Notes – 8/27/09

    Charlie Weis met with the media after practice on Thursday.  Here are some notes with what the Notre Dame head coach had to say. Weis talked about the rotation along…

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  • Evans Moving Up Notre Dame Depth Chart

    Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – For the third season in a row, Notre Dame could have a freshman wide receiver make an immediate impact. Last year Michael Floyd hauled in…

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  • 5 Questions Facing the Defense in ’09

    Yesterday we took a look at five questions facing the Notre Dame offense in 2009.  Today we’ll take a look at five questions facing the young but talented Irish defense.…

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  • 5 Questions Facing the Offense in ’09

    Here’s a look at five questions facing the Irish offense in 2009 that will determine how successful the unit will be in 2009. 1. How Improved Will the OL Be?…

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  • Tausch a Leg Up on Walker

    Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – Brandon Walker has had a very rocky first couple of years as the Notre Dame place kicker. His career hit another bump in the road…

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  • Weis Presser Notes 8/24/09

    Charlie Weis met with the media on Monday as the Irish broke training camp and entered into Nevada preparation with the Wolfpack coming into town for the season opener in…

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  • Don’t Sleep on These Sophs

    As I began sifting through all of the freshman media day videos from Friday, I started to think about how each year everyone gets fixated on the freshman, but quickly…

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  • Te’o Unsure of Mission Plans

    Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – The biggest question freshman linebacker Manit Te’o will facing all year is what his plans are concerning his mission at the end of the year.…

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  • ’09 Freshman Media Day Notes

    Notre Dame held its Freshman Media Day on Friday. After watching all of the free video interviews of the players, here are some highlights and notes. Cierre Wood said that…

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  • Holtz Predicts Irish-Gators Title

    Former head coach Lou Holtz caused a little bit a stir in the blogosphere on Saturday when he predicted a Notre Dame-Florida national championship during an interview on ESPN.   Holtz’s…

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  • Swarbrick Defends Irish Schedule

    Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick responded to critics of Notre Dame’s scheduling philosophies in a report released Friday by the Associated Press. Irish fans have been critical of Notre…

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  • 5 Things I Don’t Want to See in 2009

    At the beginning of the week, I took a look at five things I’d like to see out the Irish in 2009.  Today I took a look at five things…

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  • Weis Talks Freshmen – Presser Notes 8/20

    Weis spent most of his session with the media on Thursday discussing the freshman class.  Aside from the obvious choices, it seems like there are plenty of candidates for some…

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  • Syracuse Added to ’14-17 Schedules

    Syracuse announced three “home” games to be played in the new Giants Stadium for the 2014-2016 seasons with Notre Dame as the opponent in two of the contests. Notre Dame…

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  • Seantrel Henderson Officially Visiting

    The USC weekend has been shaping up to be a big recruiting for a while, and it just got even bigger now that the #1 offensive line recruit in the…

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  • 5 Things I Want to See in 2009

    With the season less than three weeks away, here’s a look at a few things I’d like to see out the Fighting Irish in 2009 that will make the difference…

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  • Captains

    2009 Notre Dame Football Captains Named

    Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – Notre Dame named their captains for the upcoming season on Saturday – junior quarterback Jimmy Clausen, senior center Eric Olsen, 5th year senior safety Kyle…

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  • Open Practice Notes

    Notre Dame held it’s only open practice of the 2009 training camp on Saturday. While the UHND crew couldn’t make it out to practice, luckily there is plenty of free…

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  • Weis Presser Notes 8/14

    Charlie Weis met with the media on Friday and had some interesting things to say about developing the underclassmen, the practice schedule for the next week, how much freedom Jimmy…

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  • Duval Kamara Has Knee Scoped

    Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – Junior wide receiver Duval Kamara had an MRI on his knee early this week which showed a little “roughed up” cartilage. While the injury wasn’t…

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  • Darrin Walls Tweaks Hamstring

    Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis told the media on Tuesday that starting cornerback Darrin Walls tweaked his hamstring in practice, but that the injury…

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  • Sam Young on Outland Watch List

    Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – Senior offensive tackle Sam Young was named to the Outland Award Watch List on Monday. Young, a former five star recruit, will be entering his…

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  • Golden Tate on Biletnikoff Award Watch List

    (Notre Dame, IN) – Notre Dame junior wide receiver Golden Tate was named to the pre-season Biletnikoff Award Watch List along with 36 of the nation’s other top wide receivers. …

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