Michael Turkovich

5 Former Players Sign Rookie FA Deals

While David Bruton was the only Notre Dame player to be selected in the draft this year, five of his former teammates signed rookie free agent deals by Sunday night. David Grimes (WR) – ­ Denver Broncos Pat Kuntz (DT) ...

2008 Banquet Awards Roundup

Here’s a real quick look at who won each at award at Friday night’s football banquet. Notre Dame Monogram Club Most Valuable Player – Maurice Crum Nick Pietrosante Award – Maurice Crum & Mike Anello Notre Dame Club of St. ...

One More Turkovich Injury Update

Charlie Weis addressed the health of starting LT Michael Turkovich at his Sunday press conference and things sound a lot better than the report from NBC’s Alex Flanigan during the game suggested. Q. Any update on Turkovich’s situation? COACH WEIS: ...

Another Turkovich Injury Update

Don’t know how much it means, but the SBT had a little blurb on Michael Turkovich’s injury on Sunday. Senior left offensive tackle Mike Turkovich was carried from the field in the fourth quarter with an apparent knee injury and ...

Turkovich Injury Update

Charlie Weis didn’t have much to say regarding the injury suffered by Michael Turkovich during the second half of today’s game against Stanford. Q. Any Turkovich update? COACH WEIS: I saw him hobbling around in there. I also saw Olsen ...

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 ...

Thoughts on the First Depth Chart

The first depth chart of the year was released by Charlie Weis on Friday, and while he said it is very much subject to change over the next couple weeks of camp, there were some interesting moves made since the ...

Spring Football Injury Report

Head coach Charlie Weis updated the health status of the team heading into spring ball on Wednesday. Here’s a quick rundown. John Ryan (Jr, DE) – OUT – “He had both a right shoulder surgery and a sports hernia surgery, ...

Final Thoughts on the Navy Game

Offense It was great seeing Robert Hughes get in the end zone and even better seeing all of his teammates mob him on the sideline afterwards. If Clausen is healthy, he should be starting next weekend. Weis wouldn’t throw Sharpley ...

6 Plays that Changed the Game: Notre Dame v. Boston College ’07

Charlie Weis spoke of six plays that really changed the Boston College game during his Sunday press conference. If these plays go the other way, maybe the score is reversed, but that’s why they play the games. Anyway, here are ...

Michael Turkovich, Paul Duncan Recruiting Wins of Charlie Weis Era

Notre Dame, Ind (UHND) — The first big recruiting weekend of the Charlie Weis era at Notre Dame has resulted in a pair of commitments from two offensive linemen — Paul Duncan (6-6, 285) and Michael Turkovich (6-7, 255). The ...

Charlie Weis Faces First Major Recruiting Test

Notre Dame, Ind (UHND) — The first major recruiting weekend for the Charlie Weis regime looms large this weekend with as many as 13 recruits visiting Notre Dame this weekend. This weekend’s visit list includes 6 players previously committed to ...

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