Robert Hughes

Notre Dame Passes Out Some Hardware

The first annual football banquet of the Brian Kelly era at Notre Dame featured a different format than years past.  Notre Dame handed out its traditional awards, but a few new ones were handed out during an upbeat night capping ...

Initial Impressions: Notre Dame 33, Miami 17

Wow.  What a way to end the season for Notre Dame.  After a surprising three game winning streak to end the season, Notre Dame capped off its last season resurgence with a 33-17 victory over Miami in the Sun Bowl. ...

IBG – It’s Always Sunny in El Paso Edition

The final Irish Blogger Gathering of the season has a new twist to it.  Subway Domer hosts the last IBG of 2010, but readers are asked to weigh in this week. Below is a survey with the questions for this ...

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 20, USC 16

THE STREAK IS OVER.  Despite losing the turnover battle 4-1 and playing half of the game in a driving rain storm, Notre Dame ended USC’s 8 year winning streak over the Irish and capped off a roller coaster regular season ...

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 27, Army 3

Notre Dame became bowl eligible with a dominating defensive performance in the inaugural football game in Yankee Stadium Saturday night.  The Irish defense led the way for the second week in a row  as Notre Dame rolled to a 27-3 ...

Training Camp ’10 – Hughes, Wood, Riddick, & Smith Videos

Here are some more videos posted on YouTube from training camp. Cierre Wood wants the ball.  It also sounds like Wood is being prepared for a large role on special teams. [youtube]sUKoEwZX48M[/youtube] Robert Hughes sees opportunities for running backs in ...

Now Or Never Players for ’10

Every year there are a few players heading into their final year or two of eligibility who came in with a lot of hype but have yet to play much or make much of an impact. Whether it be injuries, ...

Theo Riddick Moving to Wide Receiver

It was bound to happen.  Players move positions every time there is a coaching change.  We got a glimpse of this on Tuesday with a report that rising sophomore Theo Riddick will be moving to wide receiver and competing for ...

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 ...

Initial Impressions – Navy at Notre Dame

Here are my initial impressions from the aftermath of yesterday’s loss to Navy.  My apologies for posting these late, but I would have worn out the $#%?!@ keys last night if I would have posted them right after the game. ...

Initial Impressions – Washington at Notre Dame

After making the long trip home from South Bend and rewatching the game, here are my initial impressions from Notre Dame’s latest last minute victory. All three of the goal line stands were remarkable.  The double goal line stand was ...

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 ...

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 ...

Injury Update – Allen, Floyd OK

Charlie Weis updated the injury status of his team at his weekly Tuesday press conference. Weis said that both running back Armando Allen and wide receiver Michael Floyd look good for this weekend, but fullback James Aldridge remains “doubtful”. Here’s ...

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