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Ian Book

  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 200
  • Hometown: El Dorado Hills, CA
  • School: Oak Ridge
  • Composite Ranking:
  • National Ranking: 517
  • Positional Ranking: 20

What Do Kmet And Young Injuries Mean For The Notre Dame Offense?

Thanks for nothing, shoulder pads. In two tough breaks for the Notre Dame offense, starting tight end Cole Kmet and starting receiver Michael Young are lost for several weeks due to broken collarbones.  First Kmet early last week and then ...

Immediate Regrets from My Top 25 Notre Dame Players Ballot

Recently the UHND staff put out our preseason top 25 for the Notre Dame football roster. It’s a popular thing in Notre Dame circles, and these things are always fun to debate. The pitfall of a preseason top 25 though ...

Notre Dame Names 7 Captains for 2019 Football Season

After one full week of fall camp in 2019, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has named his captains for the season. Kelly tabbed seven players as captains on Saturday, and the only surprise is that there were no surprises.  ...

Brian Kelly Previews Notre Dame’s 2019 Training Camp

Missed the BRIAN KELLY Press Conference? No worries, we have the highlights from the first official press session for training camp in 2019.  We’ll also have a separate post on players coming back from injuries heading into camp shortly as ...

Notre Dame Football’s Top 25 Players for 2019: The Top 5

We have reached the top 5 in our countdown of the top 25 players on the 2019 Notre Dame football roster.  Unsurprisingly, the top 5 is full of players on Clark Lea’s Irish defense.  The exact order of how the ...

Q&A with Notre Dame Insider: Will Ian Book Progress, Bowl Prediction, & More

We were lucky enough to score a Q&A session with Tyler James from the South Bend Tribune’s Notre Dame Insider as we are on the verge of training camp starting for the Irish in 2019.  Tyler was kind enough to ...
Notre Dame QB Phil Jurkovec

Immediate Overreactions on Offense: 2019 Notre Dame Blue Gold Game

With Notre Dame’s spring football season concluded with yesterday’s nationally televised Blue – Gold game and no football to keep us busy for a few months, it’s overreaction season.  It happens every year after the Blue – Gold game because ...

Notre Dame Football: 2 Main Takeaways Following The Spring Game

Football in the spring is such a tease. It ends in January and is mostly gone for two months, only to return in March for five glorious weeks, and then gone again till August. Fortunately, Brian Kelly gave the media ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book

Storylines to Watch in the 2019 Notre Dame Blue – Gold Game

Saturday brings us our last glimpse of football for a few months as Notre Dame wraps up another spring practice with the annual Blue Gold Game.  The Irish will square off against themselves in the intrasquad scrimmage fort he 15th ...

5 Reasons Notre Dame Will Field A Top 10 Offense In 2019

The last time Notre Dame finished in the top 10 offensively according to S&P+ was in 2015. That team used an efficient and mobile quarterback, a strong offensive line, dynamic running backs, and a big play receiver. That unit finished ...

Brian Kelly Likes Where Notre Dame is At This Spring Already

After some time off for spring break, Notre Dame returned to practice this week and almost half way through spring ball a few things are starting to become clear while the Irish are still figuring things out in other places.  ...

5 Evolving Storylines on Offense for Notre Dame this Spring

Notre Dame fans have received many blessings the last two football seasons, the latest being the amount of full coverage allotted to the media for spring practice. Normally we are treated to four or five full and open practices for ...
Will sophomore to be QB Phil Jurkovec get a chance to compete for the starting job in 2019?

Don’t Look Now But Notre Dame Needs Another Quarterback Competition This Spring

The headline will be more alarming than it should be, but it is nonetheless true. Generally, people hate quarterback competitions; they are awkward, can divide the team (as Drue Tranquill admitted the 2016 competition did), and they can slow the ...
Notre Dame WR Miles Boykin in the 2018 Cotton Bowl

5 Things I Didn’t Like in Notre Dame’s Cotton Bowl Loss to Clemson

Where to being on this one.  I thought the 5 things I liked column for this game was tough.  This one turned out to be even tougher just because there was so much that went wrong for Notre Dame that ...

5 Key Matchups in Notre Dame’s Playoff Showdown with Clemson

The top goal at the start of the 2018 Notre Dame football season was to compete in the College Football Playoff. That’s been accomplished by reaching the Cotton Bowl, though it only marks the first phase of the competition. The winner ...