Aaron Lynch

Notre Dame’s Academic ‘Risks’ are Self-Inflicted

Brian Kelly has endured several academic scandals since agreeing to take the head coaching position at Notre Dame in December of 2010, and perhaps the cumulative impact of those scandals has led to increased candor, as Kelly did not hold ...

Aaron Lynch to Transfer from Notre Dame

The recruitment of Aaron Lynch was one of the most unique, drama filled recruitments we’ve seen since we began covering Notre Dame recruiting in 1997.  The saga continued on Friday when Brian Kelly announced the rising star defensive end will ...

Spring ’12 – Brian Kelly Practice Update 4/3

Brian Kelly spoke to the media on Wednesday and addressed a number of topics – including the absence of Aaron Lynch who left campus earlier this week for personal reasons. Relax Notre Dame Nation. Aaron Lynch is not transferring. He got in ...

Aaron Lynch Leaves Campus, Expected Back

News spread quickly that Aaron Lynch had left campus and speculation ran wild for the reason why.  Brian Kelly addressed the media on Wednesday and announced that the budding star defensive end was excused from practice today to head home ...

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 24, Wake Forest 17

Notre Dame’s first trip to Winston-Salem ended with a win in an up and down performance that showed once again that the 2011 Fighting Irish are still very much a work in progress. Here are some initial thoughts from the ...

(Not So) Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 31, #15 Michigan State 13

This weekend I had to catch the Irish using the NBC Notre Dame central app while at a wedding making any comments regarding the Irish and their performance a little difficult.  A day after making the long trip home I ...

Ranking the Irish ’11 – #20-16

We continue on with the countdown of the top 25 players for the 2011 Fighting Irish. In case you missed the first installment, check it out.  (And no, I have not forgot about our best of the 2000’s series – ...
Zeke Motta

Ranking the Irish ’11 – #25-21

For the second year in a row, UHND will be participating in a countdown of the top 25 players on the Notre Dame roster.  Last year was a lot of fun and this year we’ve improved the process and should ...

8 Impact Freshman for 2011

We’re still over a month away from the start of fall camp, but with freshman reporting to Notre Dame in the near future, it’s a good time to start looking at which incoming frosh may see the field for the ...

Class of ’11 – Cliff’s Notes Edition – Defense

Notre Dame pulled in one of the best defensive classes in recent memory this year.  Here’s a quick look at every who is expected to sign with the Irish today. Josh Atkinson – CB (6-0, 180, 4.5;  Granada HS  – ...

Notre Dame Recruits Improve Stock at All Star Games

Notre Dame, as usual, was well represented in the various all star games this year and several Notre Dame commitments improved their stock on recruiting sites with impressive performances. In all, Davaris Daniels, Ben Councell, Everett Golson, Kyle Brindza, Jarrett ...

Five Set to Enroll Early at Notre Dame

Tomorrow five commitments from the recruiting class of 2011 will enroll at Notre Dame for the spring semester – a group that could help define the 2011 season for the Irish. Aaron Lynch, Ishaq Williams, Everett Golson, Brad Carrico and ...

Aaron Lynch Commits to Notre Dame

The roller coaster recruiting saga of Aaron Lynch has come to and end.  According to several media outlets, Lynch, one of the nation’s elite defensive ends, has committed to Notre Dame and will enroll in classes on Tuesday. The recruitment ...

FSU Out of It for Aaron Lynch, Others In?

The recruitment of Aaron Lynch took another turn on Monday with news of Florida State being completely out of the running.  According to the News Press of South Florida, two news schools may have entered the fray. The big news ...

Notre Dame Visit Back on Tap for Aaron Lynch

All was pretty quiet on the Aaron Lynch front on Sunday, but Blue and Gold Illustrated reported late Sunday night that Lynch’s weekend visit to Notre Dame is back on. Late Saturday night, Lynch officially decommitted from Florida State, but ...