Rocket Ismail

Rocket Ismail Didn’t Need the Hall of Fame to be Legendary

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 ...

Finally! Notre Dame Legend Rocket Ismail Named to Hall of Fame

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 ...

Rocket Ismail Hall of Fame: Repeated Snubs Need to End

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. ...

Notre Dame Football: Top 10 Players Of The Last 30 Years

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: Notre Dame Football’s Top 25 Players

#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. ...

Rocket Ismail: Lebron James Could Have Been a NFL Great

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

Friday Morning Flicks – Wolverine Hunting Edition

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.  ...

The Perfect Storm

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 ...

Check Out Our Interview with Rocket Ismail

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 Still Runs a 4.3, Wants Another Chance in NFL

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 ...

Rocket Ismail, Jerome Bettis, and the Golics to Be Honorary Coaches

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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