2005 Notre Dame Football Season

Jeff Samaradzjia Notre Dame’s 79th Consensus All American

Notre Dame, Ind (UHND) — Jeff Samaradzjia can add another accolade to his impressive resume from the 2005 season after being named a consensus All American Monday. Samardzjia broke several ...

Notre Dame Finishes 2005 Season Ranked 9th, 11th

(UHND.com) — Notre Dame had its first Top 10 finish in 12 years when the final AP Poll was released earlier Thursday morning. The Irish, ranked as high as 5th, ...

Not All Doom and Gloom After Fiesta Fallout

(UHND.com) — After an amazing performance against USC, posts about Notre Dame not losing for three years were abundant. Now, a few days after a tough loss to Ohio State, ...

Post Game Report Card: Notre Dame Fiesta Bowl ’05

QuarterbackBrady Quinn found it tough going against the Ohio State defense and failed to throw a touchdown pass for the first time season ending his Notre Dame record streak of ...

Fiesta Bowl Shows Much Work Left to Be Done for Notre Dame

Tempe, AZ (UHND.com) — The same defensive deficiencies that haunted the Irish over the past few years reared their ugly head Monday night in the Fiesta Bowl letting Irish fans ...

Big Plays, 3rd Down Defense Doom Notre Dame in Fiesta Bowl

Tempe, AZ (UHND.com) — Touchdown plays of 60, 56, 68, and 85 yards coupled with a 75% conversion rate on 3rd down gave Ohio State a 34-20 victory over Notre ...

Charlie Weis Named 2005 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year

Tempe, AZ (UHND.com) — Charlie Weis was named the Football Writers Association of America / Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Sunday at the final pre game press conference for ...

Brady Quinn Gets Heisman Snub; Wins Sammy Baugh Award

(UHND.com) — In past years the four or five finalists for the Heisman Trophy were invited to the Downtown Athletic club, this year however just three, USC’s Reggie Bush and ...

Fiesta Bowl Bid Caps Off Notre Dame’s Roller Coaster ’05 Season

(UHND.com) — A little over a year after Notre Dame fired Tyrone Willingham creating a media frenzy, the Irish accepted a bid to play in the Fiesta Bowl capping off ...

Darius Walker Named USA Today Player of the Week

(UHND.com) — On Saturday night Darius Walker ran for a career high 186 yards and a game winning touchdown. On Tuesday he was named USA Today’s College Football Player of ...

Maurice Stovall Goes Out in Style for Notre Dame

(UHND.com) — He limped off the field multiple times last, but managed to hobble back to the huddle each time and when the game was on the line, senior Maurice ...

Post Game Report Card: Notre Dame v. Stanford ’05

QuarterbackBrady Quinn had his first multiple interception game of the season with 2 first half picks. Quinn didn’t look comfortable in the first half and had his worst half of ...

Irish Survive Stanford Scare, Win 38-31

Palo Alto, CA (UHND.com) — An 80 yard touchdown on the second play from scrimmage by Notre Dame gave the impression of an oncoming blowout, but the Irish would need ...

Anthony Fasano Finalist for Mackey Award

(UHND.com) — Senior tight end Anthony Fasano was named as one of the three finalists for the John Mackey Award, given annually to the nation’s best tight end. The other ...

Brady Quinn Named Finalist for 2005 O’Brien Award

(UHND.com) — Earlier this week it was Jeff Samardzija who was named a finalist for a post season award, the Billetnikoff Award, but Tuesday it was junior Brady Quinn whose ...