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12 | QB

Ian Book

  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 200
  • Hometown: El Dorado Hills, CA
  • School: Oak Ridge
  • Composite Ranking:
  • National Ranking: 517
  • Positional Ranking: 20
Will sophomore to be QB Phil Jurkovec get a chance to compete for the starting job in 2019?

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

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 ...

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 ...

When looking back on this year’s Notre Dame football schedule, there are certain numbers that seem to garner just a bit more attention from the more tuned-in Irish fan. Some of these numbers may be more prominent than others, though ...

Awards season is here! Players are being named to All-American teams, Brian Kelly is winning Coach of the Year awards, that means it is time for the definitive awards column of the season: the UHND awards extravaganza. It’s always fun ...
Notre Dame Heach Coach Brian Kelly gets showered in Gatorade after another perfect regular season.

Notre Dame edged out archrival USC 24-17 last night in a game that turned out to be much closer than anyone covering the Irish thought it would be.  Despite some sluggest play though, the Irish victory caps off a perfect ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book

Rivalry week is here and the Irish are still right in the thick of the playoff race as they prepare for their final regular season game of the year.  Arch rival USC on the other hand is not in quite ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book warming up versus Syracuse

Can’t go undefeated unless you win all the games away from home. Obviously, this is self-evident, but it’s one of those things that’s easier said than done. Winning on the road is hard, that’s largely why going undefeated is hard. ...
Notre Dame LB Tevon Coney

One game remains on Notre Dame’s regular season schedule, with those pivotal 60 minutes helping to determine if the Fighting Irish will be in contention for a national title or simply a quality bowl berth. Head coach Brian Kelly would ...
Alohi Gilman on his 2nd INT of the game against Syracuse Alohi Gilman on his 2nd INT of the game against Syracuse

Needing two more wins to virtually clinch a spot in the college football playoffs, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish easily handled the first part of that equation on Saturday with a 36-3 pasting of the Syracuse Orangemen. The contest was ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book will miss this weekend's contest vs, Florida State

Notre Dame’s bid to keep their undefeated season alive this weekend on Senior Day against Florida State just took a massive hit as news broke that starting quarterback Ian Book will be OUT on Saturday night.  Book, Notre Dame’s starter ...
Notre Dame RB Dexter Williams

Having navigated their way through nine wins to start the 2018 season, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish need three more victories to solidify a spot in the college football playoffs. While a loss doesn’t necessarily eliminate them, the timing of ...
Notre Dame dialed up some great adjustments this weekend.

Notre Dame improved to 9-0 on the season on Saturday night with a 10 point win over Northwestern giving the Irish victories over both of the division leaders of the Big 10.  While the Irish still haven’t played a complete, ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book vs. Northwestern

In a game where momentum seemed to shift back and forth, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were able to remain undefeated with a 31-21 road win over the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday night. Those swings saw the Irish dominate the ...
Robert Hainsey (72) and the rest of the Irish OL have a tough matchup this weekend.

Maintaining a spotless mark two-thirds of the way into the 2018 college football season, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish face an interesting clash on Saturday. For the first time since 1976, the Irish will travel to the campus of the ...