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Justin Tuck - Notre Dame Sack Leader

Notre Dame Great Justin Tuck Retires

Notre Dame’s all-time sack leader (and UHND’s official favorite follower on Twitter) is officially hanging up his cleats after a brilliant 11 year NFL career that saw the Irish great ...

Will Fuller Leaving Notre Dame for NFL Draft

And another domino in the Notre Dame off-season has fallen.  Star wide receiver Will Fuller has announced that he intends on forgoing his senior season and has declare himself eligible ...
Jaylon Smith Injury

Jaylon Smith’s Injury Clouds NFL Future

The most unfortunate storyline from Notre Dame’s disappointing performance in the 2016 Fiesta Bowl was the nasty knee injury suffered by Jaylon Smith in the first quarter – an injury that ...
Will Fuller - Notre Dame WR

Will Fuller Leaves Open Door to NFL

Notre Dame celebrated Team 127 last annual with the annual Echoes gala and while the night was highlighted by the myriad of awards Notre Dame hands out each year, the ...
Jaylon Smith NFL Decision

Jaylon Smith: NFL Decision ’16

Notre Dame still has one very important game left in the 2015 season with their Fiesta Bowl showdown with Ohio State, but that hasn’t stopped the speculation on the NFL ...

Notre Dame Once Again A Pathway to the NFL

Watching the NFL Draft became a painful endeavor for Irish fans after the departure of Notre Dame coaching legend, Lou Holtz. Notre Dame devolved into something of a run-on joke ...

Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame!

Back in September I wrote that it has been long over due that Notre Dame legends Tim Brown and Jerome Bettis be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. ...

Injuries, Martin’s Rise Highlight 2014 Notre Dame Rookies

Despite a disappointing 2013 season, Notre Dame saw its roster from a season ago produce 8 NFL Draft picks in the 2014 NFL Draft including five picks within the first ...
Tim Brown - Notre Dame Great WR

It’s Time for Tim Brown, Jerome Bettis to Head to Canton

The preliminary ballot for the 2015 NFL Hall of Fame was announced on earlier this week and five Notre Dame greats are on the among the 100+ candidates vying for ...
Chris Watt - San Diego Chargers 3rd Round Pick

Chris Watt Selected #89 Overall by San Diego Chargers

Everyone knew that Louis Nix, Stephon Tuitt, and Zack Martin would be off the board in the first three rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft. Notre Dame got another somewhat ...

Louis Nix’s Fall Ends at 83 Overall

Louis Nix was once considered to be the highest rated Notre Dame player in the 2014 NFL Draft.  He ended up being the 4th Notre Dame player selected after falling ...
Troy Niklas - Notre Dame TE

Troy Niklas Selected #52 by Arizona Cardinals

Just as I put the finishing touches on the article of Stephon Tuitt being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers noting that Troy Niklas could snap Notre Dame’s streak of producing ...
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Stephon Tuitt Drafted 46th Overall by Pittsburgh Steelers

Day one of the NFL Draft did not go how Stephon Tuitt or Louis Nix had planned.  Both went undrafted on Thursday after leaving Notre Dame with eligibility remaining.  Stephon ...

Zack Martin Selected #16 by Dallas Cowboys

Zack Martin became the highest drafted Notre Dame offensive lineman in 25 years on Thursday night when the Dallas Cowboys selected him 16th overall in 2014 NFL Draft marking the ...
Zack Martin - Projected 1st Round NFL Draft pick

Your Notre Dame Guide to the 2014 NFL Draft

The long wait for a bevy of former Golden Domers is just about over with the 2014 NFL Draft kicking off live from New York later this evening.  Notre Dame ...