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Brian Kelly Recaps Day 3 of Spring Football ’12

Brian Kelly briefly addressed the media after day 3 of spring practice 2012 – the first in which the Irish could be in full pads.  We have some notes from the highlights of what Kelly had to say along with ...

Notre Dame Suddenly Has A Surplus of Options

Brian Kelly decided to combine the coaching responsibilities for running backs and slot wide receivers in 2012 because he envisions a combined role for his backs and slot receivers moving forward. For the first time since he arrived at Notre ...

Too Early To Give Up on Riddick

In the aftermath of Saturday’s extremely disappointing season opening loss to South Florida, one of the popular topics on the message boards since then is idea of moving Theo Riddick back to running back after his underwhelming performance. While Riddick’s ...

Kelly Clipboard – The Day After USF

Brian Kelly spoke with the media yesterday to recap the South Florida loss.  Here are some notes from what Kelly had to say related to, among other things, the starting QB spot, the punting game, and the punt returner. Kelly ...
Robert Blanton is one of two cornerbacks that Notre Dame could ill-afford to lose to an injury in 2011. (Photo - Icon SMI)

The Indispensables – 2011 Edition

With just over two days remaining until the 2011 season kicks off for Notre Dame, we take a look at our yearly pre-season list of the most indispensable players on the Irish roster. I started this column last year and ...
Theo Riddick - Notre Dame WR

7 Upper Classmen Ready for their Closeups

So far this week we’ve taken a look at some freshman ready to contribute and some sophomores ready for increased playing time.  Today we move up the class ladder and look at some upper classmen who have contributed over the ...

Theo Riddick Returning to Running Back?

The most prominent position change Brian Kelly made when he took over the Fighting Irish last year was moving Theo Riddick from wide receiver to running back.  A year later, Kelly is contemplating moving the shifty junior back to running ...

Riddick, Jones Back on Practice Field

The Notre Dame receiving corps could receive a boost with the possible return of both Theo Riddick and TJ Jones for this weekend’s match-up with USC. Riddick, Notre Dame’s starting slot wide receiver, has been out of action since suffering ...

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 14, Stanford 37

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 ...

(Not So) Initial Impressions – Michigan 28, Notre Dame 24

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 ...

Kelly Clipboard – Michigan Week

Brian Kelly met with the media on Tuesday to discuss this weekend’s match-up with rival Michigan.  Here are some notes about what Kelly had to say. On if playing against an athletic quarterback in Robert Marve helps prepare Notre Dame ...

The Indispensables – 2010 Edition

This week’s Irish Blog Gathering got me thinking about who would be the toughest players on the Irish roster to replace if they were to go down to an injury.  Figuring out who is the hardest to replace isn’t just ...

Training Camp ’10 – Hughes, Wood, Riddick, & Smith Videos

Here are some more videos posted on YouTube from training camp. Cierre Wood wants the ball.  It also sounds like Wood is being prepared for a large role on special teams. [youtube]sUKoEwZX48M[/youtube] Robert Hughes sees opportunities for running backs in ...

Breaking Down the ’10 Depth Chart – Offense

The first official depth chart of the 2010 season was released on Friday. There weren’t a lot of surprises, but we’ll take a look at both sides of the ball and speculate how things may shake out before the season ...

Continuing the Countdown – Players #15-11

The countdown towards Notre Dame’s top player continues today with the latest set of Notre Dame blogger player rankings.   As I’ve done the past couple days, I’ll post some comments on my rankings as well as my thoughts on the ...