Jimmy Clausen

Lessons Learned – Michigan State at Notre Dame

Week three of the 2009 season taught us that the defense is still a mess, Jimmy Clausen is a tough kid, the wildcat is here to stay, and that the offense can move the ball without Michael Floyd.  As always, ...

Michael Floyd Likely Done for the Season

Charlie Weis was the bearer of bad news on Sunday, a day after Notre Dame snapped Michigan State’s six game winning streak inside Notre Dame Stadium.  At his weekly Sunday press conference, Weis told the media what most fans 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, ...

Adding Injury to Insult – Michael Floyd Breaks Collarbone

On a play in which it appeared Michael Floyd hauled in his sixth touchdown of the season in the back of the end zone, the super star sophomore wide receiver broke his collarbone according to NBC’s Alex Flanigan. On first ...

Frank’s Michigan State Preview

Michigan State comes to South Bend this weekend sporting a six game winning streak over the Irish in Notre Dame Stadium.  Like Notre Dame, Michigan State is heading into this week on the heels of a last minute, heartbreaking loss.  ...

What to Watch For – Michigan State at Notre Dame

Michigan State visits South Bend this week on the heels of a heartbreaking loss at home to Central Michigan.  The Spartans, winners of 6 straight in Notre Dame Stadium, will be looking to rebound against a Notre Dame team coming ...

Let’s Not Party Like it’s 1999

If Saturday’s loss to Michigan in the Big House had a familiar feeling for you, it should have. Notre Dame’s been in this position before. A 1-0 Notre Dame team went into the Big House to take on Michigan, with ...

Lessons Learned – Notre Dame at Michigan

Week two taught us a lot about the 2009 Fighting Irish and despite what most people might think – it wasn’t all bad. The 38-34 loss to Michigan stung and is very disheartening since it was a game Notre Dame ...

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame at Michigan

Well, after doing just about everything possible to make things hard on themselves, Notre Dame finally fell to Michigan by a score of 38-34. Mixed in with some great offense was some of the sloppiest football we’ve seen out of ...

Frank’s Michigan Preview

Notre Dame and Michigan both got off to surprising starts to their 2009 seasons.  The two schools combined to beat their week one opponents by a score of 66-7.  Notre Dame shut out Nevada 35-0 and Michigan took care of ...

Weis Presser Notes – Post Nevada

Charlie Weis met with the media on Sunday to discuss the victory over Nevada. Here are some notes. Weis said that Jimmy Clausen’s growth is comparable to Brady Quinn’s at this stage in his career. Weis scripted the first 18 ...

Jimmy Clausen Leads Notre Dame in Opener

Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – Junior quarterback Jimmy Clausen took another step towards fulfilling the lofty expectations placed on him as the nation’s #1 recruit three years ago on Saturday in Notre Dame’s impressive 35-0 season opening win over Nevada.  ...

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 35, Nevada 0

Notre Dame opened the 2009 season with a bang on Saturday by recording their first shut out in seven years in a 35-0 win over the Nevada Wolf Pack.  Here’s my initial impressions from Notre Dame’s most impressive season opener ...

Notre Dame in This Year’s Herbie’s

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit released his annual Pre-Season Herbie Awards on Monday and Notre Dame was pretty well represented.  Here’s a quick look at how Herbstreit ranked the Irish. #7 Wide Receiver – Golden Tate #3 Tight End – Kyle Rudolph ...

Charlie Weis Presser Notes – 8/27/09

Charlie Weis met with the media after practice on Thursday.  Here are some notes with what the Notre Dame head coach had to say. Weis talked about the rotation along the defensive line – Notre Dame is playing different players ...

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