Rocket Ismail

Raghib “The Rocket” Ismail did not need the College Football Hall of Fame to induct him into the hall to be a Hall of Famer. Heck, most people who learned he had been inducted assumed he was already in. It ...

On Monday, the College Football Hall of Fame did something that was long, long overdue.  They named Raghib “The Rocket” Ismail to the class of 2019 College Football Hall of Fame class.  It’s. About. Damn. Time.  The fact that The ...

Candidates for the College Football Hall of Fame class of 2018 were announced earlier this week.  Three former Notre Dame greats are among the list of 75 former players and 6 coaches vying for the 10 spots in this year’s class. ...

Recently, Athlon Sports put out a Top 50 players of the last 50 years list and Notre Dame was shut out. I’m not going to spend a ton of time complaining about that, because really who cares? Do I think ...

#17 Raghib “Rocket” Ismail, WR/KR/PR/RB 1988-1990 Notre Dame’s most explosive player ever was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, but was a prep star at Elmer L. Meyers High School in Wilkes-Barre in Northeast Pennsylvania in the fertile Lehigh River Valley. ...

Did you know … LeBron James was offered a FOOTBALL scholarship to Notre Dame in 2000 by then-wide receivers coach Urban Meyer?

In an effort to get a bit more organized and bring everyone more great Fighting Irish content each week,  we’ve been introducing a lot of new weekly columns around here lately.  Today we introduce yet another – Friday Morning Flicks.  ...

A review of the UHND Road Trip; An emotional football weekend that won’t be duplicated at home in 2008 At the end of our 2007 Boston College trip, Frank, Brian, Kyle and I concluded that next game we would all ...

Head over to the podcast page and check out our interview with Rocket Ismail! Sorry for the lack of warning, but he was a very last minute guest on last night’s Podcast and gave us a great interview. There’s been ...

Rocket Ismail, the most electrifying player ever to play for the Fighting Irish, spurred the NFL for big money from the CFL (how crazy does that sound all these years later?), but at age 37, he is hoping for another ...

Notre Dame, Ind (UHND.com) — Last year Charlie Weis brought in Joe Thiesman, Joe Montana, Chris Zorich, and Tim Brown to be honorary coaches for the Blue-Gold game. This year he dipped into Notre Dame’s NFL connection once again and ...

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