NFL Fighting Irish

  • Anthony Fasano front-runner to start for Dolphins

    The Sun Sentinel says that former Notre Dame tight end is the front runner to start at TE for the Dolphins this year. Tight end Anthony Fasano – The quarterback…

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  • JJ Jansen, Travis Thomas Sign FA Deals

    The first two undrafted Notre Dame players to sign free agent deals are long snapper JJ Jansen and running back/special teamer Travis Thomas.  Jansen signed with Green Bay and Thomas…

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  • Vikings Select John Sullivan #187

    The Minnesota Vikings were the 4th team to select a Notre Dame player in this year’s draft when they took John Sullivan #187 overall in the 6th round. Sullivan was…

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  • Ravens Pick Tom Zbikowski 86th Overall

    The 3rd Notre Dame player was drafted early Sunday when the Baltimore Ravens used a 3rd round pick on former Irish safety Tom Zbikowski. Baltimore is fairly set at safety with…

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  • Trevor Laws on Getting Picked by Philly

    The Eagles have posted some quotes from Trevor from his conference call with the local media last night.  Here are some highlights – you can read the full release here. On whether…

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  • Trevor Laws Picked #47 by the Philadelphia Eagles

    The Philadelphia Eagles selected former Notre Dame defensive end/tackle Trevor Laws with the 47th pick of Saturday’s NFL draft. Laws was the 4th DT drafted after LSU’s GLen Dorsey, USC’s…

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  • John Carlson Picked #38 by Seattle Seahawks

    Earlier this off-season the Seattle Seahawks signed former Notre Dame running back Julius Jones and Saturday they picked former tight end John Carlson #38 overall. Carlson is the first Notre…

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  • Irish Do Well on the Wonderlic

    The Wonderlic scores for a number of the prospects at the NFL Combine have been released and Notre Dame prospects did very well. (Source) John Carlson: 40 John Sullivan: 35…

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  • Trevor Laws Interview

    I just posted an interview we had with Trevor Laws on the homepage. Trevor was kind enough to answer a bunch of questions for us about how he is preparing…

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  • Rocky Boiman Signs with the Eagles

    Former Notre Dame linebacker Rocky Boiman signed a one year free agent deal with the Philadelphia Eagles today. The 6-foot-4, 236-pound linebacker played in 86 career games (19 starts) and…

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  • Julius Jones Signs with Seattle

    Former Notre Dame running back Julius Jones signed a free agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks Friday. The signing could mean the end of the Shaun Alexander era in Seattle…

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  • NFL Irish Free Agency Update

    The NFL Free Agency period started on Friday and a number of former Notre Dame players were involved in some transactions.  Here’s a quick recap. Jeff Faine signed a free…

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  • Zbikowski Tests Well at Combine

    Indianapolis, IN (UHND) – The NFL Combine wrapped up on Tuesday with defensive backs running through individual drills, and former Notre Dame safety Tom Zbikowski test out pretty well in…

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  • DJ Fitzpatrick Signs with Bills

    Former Notre Dame punter DJ Fitzpatrick signed with the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday according to their official website. The Bills re-signed a young prospect who performed admirably in last year’s…

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  • Trevor Laws Tears It Up in Indy

    Indianapolis, IN (UHND) – The story for Notre Dame prospects at the NFL Combine this weekend was one of disappointment. Such was not the case for defensive tackle Trevor Laws,…

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  • Carlson’s Stock Dropping?

    After a disappointing performance at the combine this weekend, some reports are surfacing that former tight end John Carlson’s stock is dropping. Former Litchfield, Minn., and Notre Dame star tight…

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  • Sullivan, Carlson Perform at Combine; Laws, Zibby Up Next

    Indianapolis, IN (UHND) – Over the weekend former Notre Dame tight end John Carlson and center John Sullivan participated in the individual drills at the annual NFL Combine. Both players…

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  • Combine Day 1 Results for Carlson, Sullivan

    Day 1 Combine Results John Carlson John Sullivan Height 6’4″ 7/10 6’3″ 4/10 Weight 255 301 40 4.89 (10) 5.4 (27) Bench 20 (10) 21 (34) Vertical 30.5 (6) 30…

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  • Irish Hopefuls Descend Upon Combine

    Indianapolis, IN (UHND) – The annual NFL Scouting Combine can make or break a prospects draft chances and for a handful of former Notre Dame football players coming off one…

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  • Irish Players Define 2007-08 NFL Playoffs

    AP Photo/Eric Gray Here we are, less than 24 hours from National Signing Day. Coach Charlie Weis is on the verge of landing arguably Notre Dame’s best recruiting class since…

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  • Ryan Grant: A Game for the Ages

    Photo from NY Times The date was October 11, 2003. Julius Jones had just run wild on the 15th-ranked Pitt Panthers defense, calling to mind the earlier game in September…

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  • Nine Colleges Dominate NFL Rosters

    As the 2007-08 college football season concluded earlier this week, heads now turn to the Senior Bowl and Shrine Bowl as college seniors prepare for the 2008 NFL Draft. A…

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  • Derek Landri Making an Impression

    After the breakout performance of his very young NFL career last weekend, former Notre Dame DT Derek Landri has been getting some serious props in the national media. Against the…

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  • Brady Quinn makes NFL debut

    Brady Quinn entered to a standing ovation from the home crowd and made his debut for the Cleveland Browns Sunday, playing one series while Derek Anderson was sidelined with a…

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  • Quinn Impressive Against Denver’s 1st String D

    After last week’s impressive preseason debut for Brady Quinn, critics brushed off the strong performance because it came in mop up time against the Lions’ 3rd string defense.  This week…

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