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Eric Olsen, Sam Young Picked in 6th Round

Notre Dame had two more players drafted during the final day of the 2010 NFL Draft on Saturday with both Eric Olsen and Sam Young getting selected in 6th round – Olsen by the Broncos and Young by the Cowboys. ...

2010 Notre Dame Draft Preview

The NFL Draft kicks off later tonight with the first round being broadcast in prime time for the first time ever.  Here’s a preview of where some former Notre Dame players, including players not named Clausen and Tate, could end ...

Players React to Charlie Weis Firing

A select few Notre Dame players were made available to the media after the Swarbrick/Ianello press conferences on Monday.  Here are some videos of the players reaction to the firing of Charlie Weis courtesy of Rivals.com Eric Olsen – Sr. ...

2009 Notre Dame Football Captains Named

Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – Notre Dame named their captains for the upcoming season on Saturday – junior quarterback Jimmy Clausen, senior center Eric Olsen, 5th year senior safety Kyle McCarthy, and 5th year senior linebacker Scott Smith. Captains were ...

Breaking Down the Offensive Depth Chart

The first official depth chart of the year was released on Friday.  There weren’t a whole lot of surprises outside of Eric Olsen being listed as the starting center with Dan Wenger backing him up, but the overall theme of ...

Media Day Notebook

Charlie Weis was uncharacteristically brief in his opening remarks at yesterday’s media day press conference. Weis, who is normally quite informative and thorough in his remarks, kept his opening statement injury related and quickly opened the floor for questioning – ...

Blue/Gold Game Player Observations – Offense

Unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend this year’s Blue/Gold game for the first time in a couple years, but luckily I had a chance to review the video of the game on und.com this evening and will have a bunch ...

Pitt Post Game Injury Update

Yesterday’s loss wasn’t just painful for Irish fans – a couple Notre Dame offensive linemen got banged up during the game.  Chris Stewart, Trevor Robinson, and Eric Olsen each got hurt at different times throughout the game, but it sounds ...

Stanford at Notre Dame – 4th Quarter Thoughts

Absolutley LOVE seeing Olsen and Robinson getting in the face of Stanford’s #44 for his late shove on Clausen.  That didn’t happen last year. Walker is now 1 of 7 on field goal attempts on the season after missing a ...

Season preview ’08: Offensive Line

If there is one unit whose improvement Notre Dame’s success in 2008 hinges upon the most, it’s the offensive line. The struggles of last year’s line are well documented – the 58 sacks, the anemic run game, the penalties. It’s ...

Notes from Monday’s “Irish Eyes” Drill

UND.com posted the full video of the “Irish Eyes” Drill (the drill in which a defender lines up in front of a blocker and needs to shed the block and tackle a running back).  Here are my observations on the ...

More Practice Observations from Yesterday

Offense Clausen’s passes are looking SHARP. It’s pretty clear that a full off-season in the weight room without any limitations is paying off for him. The running back competition is going to rage on into the fall. All three Irish ...

Lean, Mean, Blocking Machines: Notre Dame’s Class of ’06 OL

When he first arrived here, one of head coach Charlie Weis’ goals was to bring in some big, nasty offensive linemen for the future. Nobody knows better than Weis that a program is only as good as its offensive line, ...

Notre Dame Picks up Another OL Recruit in Eric Olsen

(UHND.com) — Eric Olsen became the 17th commitment of this year’s Notre Dame recruiting class and the 2nd offensive lineman of the class joining Bartley Webb. Olsen, a 6’5”, 300 lb offensive lineman out of New York, picked Notre Dame ...

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