Dayne Crist

It only took Brian Kelly a half of football this season to decide he needed to make a quarterback change and while Notre Dame’s 2nd year head coach hasn’t given any indication he is even considering another one, questions still ...

Earlier today Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly confirmed what many had speculated since Saturday night’s season opening loss to South Florida when he named sophomore Tommy Rees his starting quarterback for this weekend’s showdown with Michigan. “We’re going to ...

Brian Kelly said on Sunday that he can the staff would evaluate film and come to a decision on who would be the starting quarterback on Monday.  If that decision has been made it hasn’t been announced yet as the ...

Tommy Rees may not look like a typical starting college quarterback when you see him without a football uniform on, but on Saturday afternoon he certainly looked like Notre Dame’s starting quarterback during the 2nd half of Notre Dame’s season ...

After declaring the quarterback race was too close to call just a little over a week ago, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly named senior Dayne Crist his starting quarterback for the 2011 season after a quarterback battle between Crist ...

Brian Kelly spoke with the media on Saturday after Notre Dame’s 9th practice of the season.  Here’s the full video courtesy of the University’s YouTube channel and then some notes for those who don’t have time to watch the entire ...

A pair of Notre Dame seniors who Notre Dame fans hope connect early and often on the field this year, Dayne Crist and Michael Floyd, have been named to the Maxwell Award watch list heading into the 2011 season. Crist ...

Heading into fall camp every year there are a number of players who face now or never type seasons.  Maybe they are coming off on an injury.  Maybe they just haven’t cracked the starting lineup yet.  Maybe they were recruited ...

Notre Dame, IN – With the second full spring practice season under Brian Kelly officially concluded, the quarterback position for Notre Dame remains as cloudy as the weather in South Bend yesterday for the 82nd annual Blue-Gold Game. Heading into ...

We get back into the IBG this week as the Irish travel to the Big Apple to take on Army in this year’s neutral site game. 1) Saturday’s result against Utah was a very pleasant surprise, but an unexpected one, ...

Wow.  I don’t think anyone imagined 11 months ago when Brian Kelly was hired that we’d be discussing back to back losses to Navy and Tulsa, but after an ill-advised decision to throw the football in the final seconds, that ...

Notre Dame, IN – Almost a year to the day of his ACL injury on the turf of the Alamodome, Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist suffered another major injury when he ruptured his patella tendon in his right on a ...

Notre Dame jumped out to an early lead for the second week in a row, but this time the Irish needed a late defensive stand to hold on for a 23-17 win over Pitt. Here are this week’s initial impressions. ...

Notre Dame suffered a tough loss Saturday at the hands of Stanford.  The Irish were dominated on both lines of scrimmage and struggled to sustain much offense throughout the game.  Here are some initial thoughts on today’s game. Offense The ...

This week’s initial impressions is coming a little late.  The UHND crew was in South Bend this weekend for the game and a lack of internet and some travel snafus have delayed my normal posting.  With all that said, here ...