Darius Fleming

Steve Filer Done For the Season

Steve Filer’s Notre Dame career has come to a disappointing end. Brian Kelly confirmed on Thursday that Filer suffered an ACL injury in a non-contact drill that will cause the senior outside linebacker to miss the remainder of the season ...
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 ...

An Early Look at Notre Dame’s Top 10 for ’11

Last year UHND and several other Notre Dame bloggers ranked the top 25 players on the Irish roster and there are plans for such an exercise again this year, but today we have an early look at the top 10 ...
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 ...

Ranking the Irish – #10-6

Our road to Notre Dame’s top player for 2010 continues today continues with the players ranked  10-6. First off, check out everyone’s rankings over at Inside the Irish and just in case you missed the previous posts, be sure to ...

ESPN Picks Notre Dame’s Top 5

ESPN’s Brian Bennett published a list of Notre Dame’s top 5 players for the 2010 season on Thursday and the list is a little interesting. Here’s how Bennett ranked the top players for the Irish. Dayne Crist, QB (Jr) Darius ...

Five Fighting For Two at OLB

As Notre Dame begins the first spring practice in the Brian Kelly Era, the one position where we might see the fiercest competition is at outside linebacker where five talented athletes will be competing for two starting spots. The move ...

12 Players to Watch This Spring

Notre Dame kicks off the first spring practice under head coach Brian Kelly on Friday.  While the excitement level isn’t quite where it was at after the last coaching change, excitement is starting to build and Notre Dame fans are ...

Initial Impression – Notre Dame at Stanford

It’s tough to really get into the X’s and O’s of Saturday’s season finale, but here are some thoughts about an actual football game instead of another post speculating about who might be coaching next season. As much as I ...

Lessons Learned – Notre Dame at Purdue

This week’s Lessons Learned column comes a bit late, but here are my final thoughts on Notre Dame’s win over Purdue. Clausen has a ton of heart. Needless to say, Clausen showed a lot of heart on Saturday and really ...

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 24, Purdue 21

Jimmy Clausen came off the bench to lead Notre Dame to its second fourth quarter comeback in as many weeks Saturday night with a 24-21 victory over the Boilermakers.  The Irish didn’t have the services of Armando Allen and had ...

Initial Impression – Michigan State at Notre Dame

Notre Dame survived for a 33-30 win over Michigan State to snap the Spartans six game winning streak inside Notre Dame Stadium, but lost star wide receiver Michael Floyd for the foreseeable future.  For the second week in a row, ...

5 Questions Facing the Defense in ’09

Yesterday we took a look at five questions facing the Notre Dame offense in 2009.  Today we’ll take a look at five questions facing the young but talented Irish defense. 1. Will the young DL hold up? Like on the ...

Weis Presser Notes 8/24/09

Charlie Weis met with the media on Monday as the Irish broke training camp and entered into Nevada preparation with the Wolfpack coming into town for the season opener in less than two weeks.  Here are some notes, including a ...

Weis Watching Five As Camp Begins

On Monday Charlie Weis told the media that there were five players he’s been watching closely during this early stage of training camp – James Aldridge, Mike Ragone, Dan Wenger, Darius Fleming, and Ian Williams. In each case, Weis said ...

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