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Former Notre Dame WR Jeff Samardzija Made Right Choice

Many people questioned Jeff Samardzija for not entering the NFL a decade ago or attempting to juggle baseball and football. Sticking with baseball, however, has paid off for the Shark. Before the 2016 season Jeff Samardzija signed a 5 year ...
Jeff Samardzija - Chicago Cubs Opening Day Starter

Jeff Samardzija, Chicago Cubs Opening Day Starter

Former Notre Dame All-American wide receiver Jeff Samardzija’s decision to pursue a career in baseball over football continues to look like a wise decision seven years later after the Notre Dame great was named the opening day starter for the ...

Best of the 2000’s – #5 Jeff Samardzija

We move into the top 5 of our countdown and switch back to the offensive side of the ball after back to back selections on defense.  Our 5th best player of the 2000’s was a little known, under used wide ...

Floyd Breaks Samardzija’s Record

El Paso, TX (UHND) – If yesterday’s Sun Bowl was the final game for Michael Floyd in a Notre Dame uniform, the junior wide receiver went out in style by breaking Jeff Samardzija’s school record for receiving touchdowns with his ...

Friday Morning Flicks – It’s 49-21 Sweetheart Edition

Notre Dame travels in to instate rival Purdue this weekend to take on the Boilermakers. While Notre Dame has dominated this rivalry over the years, there has been plenty of memorable plays and this week’s edition of Friday Morning Flicks ...

Samardzija Defends Weis

Former Notre Dame wide receiver and current Chicago Cubs relief pithcer told ESPN that, “Everyone just needs to take a deep breathe” in relation to Charlie Weis and where the program is.  Ironically, Samardzija also made the comparison between the ...

What They’re Saying About Samardzija’s Debut

The Chicago Cubs placed closer Kerry Wood on the DL earlier this week and in the process called up Jeff Samardzija for his first stint in the big leagues.  On Friday, the former All American wide receiver for Notre Dame ...

Samardzija Pitches Well in Season Debut

Jeff Samardzija took the hill for the Daytona Cubs Friday for the first time of the season and pitched pretty well in his initial outing of the year. The former Notre Dame wide receiver tossed five innings allowing five hits ...

Jeff Samardzija Launches Official Website

After reading my post below about the cast of receivers trying to take over the starting receiver spots left vacated by the graduations of Jeff Samardzija and Rhema McKnight, take a look at the new Jeff Samardzija official website that ...

Jeff Samardzija’s Spring Training Ends as Cubs Cut 14

Jeff Samardzija made his last appearance of Spring Training for the Cubs on Monday after they cut 14 players from their spring roster. Before being sent down to the miniors, Samardzija did get to face Barry Bonds with the much ...

Jeff Samardzija Impressive In Spring Training Debut

Jeff Samardzija made his spring training debut this past weekend and despite only pitching one inning, his debut got him some good reviews from manager Lou Pinella as well as the Cubs fans in attendance. Here’s a few excerpts from ...

Jeff Samardzija Walks Away From Football to Pursue Baseball Career

Chicago, IL (UHND.com) – Shortly after Notre Dame introduced two new coaches Friday, defensive coordinator Corwin Brown and quarterbacks coach Ron Powlus, the Irish found themselves in the news again when senior wide receiver Jeff Samardzija signed a five year ...

The NCAA Can’t Add – Samardzija Removed From Consensus All American Team

Last week it was announced that Jeff Samardzija was named to the consensus All American team for the second year in a row. Yesterday, however, the geniuses over at the NCAA realized they made a calculation error and that announced ...

Quinn to Samardzija UCLA Game Winner Finalist for Game Changing Performance Play of the Year

Brady Quinn’s game winning 45 yard touchdown pass to Jeff Samardzija is a finalist for the Pontiac Game Changing Performance of the year.  The play will probably be the signature play of Quinn and Samardzija’s careers and a play that ...

Rhema McKnight, Jeff Samardzija Chasing Each Other

On Saturday afternoon fifth year senior Rhema McKnight caught his 158th career pass at Notre Dame, breaking Tom Gatewood’s previous record of 157. McKnight will have to fight off teammate Jeff Samardzija who finished the Air Force game with 156 ...

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