#15 Phil Jurkovec / Quarterback

  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 204
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • School: Pine-Richland
  • Composite Ranking:
  • National Ranking: 83
  • Positional Ranking: 4

Should Brain Kelly Consider a Quarterback Change to Ignite Notre Dame Offense?

Through three games last year, the Irish offense was stagnant.  With a powerful defense, Brian Kelly knew his team had a chance to be great, but he needed to ignite the offense.  So he made the bold move of benching ...

(Not So) Immediate Overreactions from Notre Dame Bowling Over Another Opponent

Apologies for the late posting of the “immediate” overreactions this week.  A quick work trip to Spain this week left me reeling with some jet lag, and well, posting something last night after the game proved difficult.  Luckily for us ...

2019 Notre Dame Football Stock Report: Post Camp Edition

The 2019 Notre Dame football team has broken fall camp and is now in full preparation for their first opponent. The Irish held their annual media day on Wednesday with all of the Irish coaches taking their turn at the ...

Recapping Notre Dame Football’s 1st Week of Fall Camp 2019

The first week of fall camp 2019 is in the books for Notre Dame.  The Irish spent five days at Culver Academy before returning to campus at the end of last week holding a pair of practices over the weekend.  ...
Notre Dame QB Phil Jurkovec

10 Notre Dame Football Backups to Watch in Fall Camp

With Notre Dame starting fall camp on Sunday, everyone’s eyes are one some predictable areas like linebacker, field corner, and running back.  It makes sense. All of those positions have playing time and starting roles are up for grabs.  Fall ...

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 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 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 ...

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.  ...

Notre Dame Quarterback Recruiting Reaching New Heights

There have been times during the Brian Kelly era that Notre Dame struggled to recruit quarterbacks.  The position was highlighted by decommitments and missing on top targets.  The commitment from Tyler Buncher on Friday, however, continues an upward trend of ...
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 ...

Week 2 Update: Which Freshmen For Notre Dame Are Ready To Make A Major Impact In 2018?

As part of our weekly freshmen watch, and with a weeks more information, here is an update on which freshmen are likely to contribute on a weekly basis on offense or defense, excluding special teams. I’ve moved some players up, ...
Notre Dame freshman safety Houston Griffith

Which Freshmen For Notre Dame Are Ready To Make A Major Impact In 2018?

A lot of the time, freshmen are fun to talk about in the preseason, but give way to the experience once camp begins. Take last season for example. Most of the contributions Notre Dame saw from their rookies were on ...
Dexter Williams - Notre Dame RB

Notre Dame Football Fall Camp 2018: What To Watch For on Offense

The Notre Dame football team will begin their quest later this week to earn a playoff berth and chance at a title. Fall camp will open at the Culver Academy, and there will be reports upon reports about how the ...
Notre Dame freshman QB Phil Jurkovec

How Much Will Phil Jurkovec Play for Notre Dame in 2018?

When the new redshirt rule was announced for the 2018 season, one thing became immediately clear for Notre Dame football.  Freshman quarterback Phil Jurkovec will play for Notre Dame this fall.  The question now is, just how much football with ...