Matt Fairchild // Contributing Writer

Matt FairchildContributing Writer
Matt Fairchild is the founder of SportsCrack.com. Since 2005 SportsCrack.com has been delivering great sports shirts for the passionate fan in all of us. You can see our shirts all over the world including your local campus. Matt is also a lifelong Notre Dame fan who has seen many a game with the UHND founding crew over the last 15 years.

5 Surging Sophomores for Notre Dame Football in 2019

These rising sophomores are expected to contribute in a big way for the Fighting Irish this fall. Center Jarrett Patterson – Patterson made the transition from tackle to center in the spring with no issues.  In fact he locked on to ...

Hear The Notre Dame Coaching Staff Mic’d Up

I love this kind of stuff right now. We are all football starved so any kind of “behind the scenes” taste whets our appetites. In this case, we get to see Notre Dame coaches interact with the players during practice. ...

Former Notre Dame S Derrik Allen Transferring to Georgia Tech

Just three days ago Notre Dame safety Derrik Allen announced he would be leaving Notre Dame immediately while seeking a transfer.  The redshirt freshman today announced he would be going back to his home state with the Georgia Tech winning ...

Brian Kelly Talks Notre Dame Fall Camp ’19 Day 4

Another day of camp, another video of Brian Kelly updating us where the Irish are in the early stages of 2019 preparations. First off, let’s start with a couple of injury notes from today: Sophomore RB Jahmir Smith has a ...

Notre Dame Football 2019 Fall Camp Day 3 Highlights

As you can see and hear Notre Dame put on the pads today and the competition got a little more heated on Day 3 at Culver Academies. Some highlights include: Tight end Cole Kmet with a juke move on his ...

Brian Kelly Recaps Notre Dame Fall Camp ’19 Day 2

Pretty much standard stuff here from Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly. Coming out of Day 2 in fall camp at Culver Academies as long as there are no significant injury reports and everyone seems to be moving along as ...

Brian Kelly Previews Notre Dame’s 2019 Training Camp

Missed the BRIAN KELLY Press Conference? No worries, we have the highlights from the first official press session for training camp in 2019.  We’ll also have a separate post on players coming back from injuries heading into camp shortly as ...
Notre Dame DE Daelin Hayes

Pre-Season Coaches Poll Ranks Notre Dame in Top 10

The 2019 Pre-Season USA Today Top 25 was released on Thursday afternoon, and Notre Dame checked in at #9 marking the first time they are starting the season in the top 10 since, gasp, 2016 when they were also ranked ...
Notre Dame DE Isaiah Foskey

Notre Dame Freshman DE Isaiah Foskey Has Some Serious Length

I can hear Larry Munson mumbling in heaven right now “My God almighty…a freshman” when he sees this picture of Notre Dame freshman defensive end Isaiah Foskey.  And yes there is no doubt in my mind if Munson were still alive he would ...

Notre Dame Featured in 2 of Top 10 Non-Conference Games in 2019

Our friends over at Sportscrack.com released a list of their top 10 out of conference games of the year and wouldn’t ya know it, little old, “irrelevant” Notre Dame is featured in two of them.  Aside from seeing which Notre ...

Notre Dame Football’s Top 5 Impact Freshmen for 2019

The last two years of the college football playoffs have shown the world multiple freshmen can make an immediate impact even on top tier teams loaded with talented upperclassmen. Last year we saw Clemson’s freshmen Trevor Lawrence and Justyn Ross shred Notre ...
Chris Finke - Notre Dame WR

CBS Makes it Official: Notre Dame vs Georgia is in Primetime

CBS Network made it official today what we already basically knew. The September 21st match up between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Georgia Bulldogs will be in prime time at 8 pm EST on CBS. We’re going under ...

Notre Dame Football Recruiting 2020 at the Dead Period

It’s not even August yet but Notre Dame has pretty much secured their entire 2020 recruiting class.  With 17 commitments in the class of 2020 Notre Dame is currently 5th in the 24/7 team rankings.  Building off last season’s playoff appearance the ...
Notre Dame DE Ade Ogundeji

Clemson Confirms What we All Knew: Notre Dame was the 2nd Best Team in the Country

Six months after the 2018 college football season ended, Clemson and Alabama players still haven’t stopped talking about the outcome.  Both the SEC and ACC Media Days were full of chalkboard material from both and even had some mention of ...

5 Breakout Players for Notre Dame This Spring

The Fighting Irish will be looking to get back to the playoffs in 2019, but will have to replace several key players off of last year’s 12-1 team. With spring practice half way through I take a look at 5 ...

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