Sam Young

Eric Olsen, Sam Young Picked in 6th Round

Notre Dame had two more players drafted during the final day of the 2010 NFL Draft on Saturday with both Eric Olsen and Sam Young getting selected in 6th round – Olsen by the Broncos and Young by the Cowboys. ...

2010 Notre Dame Draft Preview

The NFL Draft kicks off later tonight with the first round being broadcast in prime time for the first time ever.  Here’s a preview of where some former Notre Dame players, including players not named Clausen and Tate, could end ...

Notre Dame Draft Busts & Steals Revisited

Last year I did a couple of posts with the greatest Notre Dame Draft Steals and Busts and with the NFL Draft just days away, I figured I would report them since the lists are still relevant as not much ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

What To Watch For – Notre Dame at Michigan

Notre Dame travels to Ann Arbor to take on the hated Michigan Wolverines this weekend.  Here’s a guide of what to watch for and a couple matchups to keep an eye on this weekend. We will be posting a “What ...

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 ...

Sam Young on Outland Watch List

Notre Dame, IN (UHND) – Senior offensive tackle Sam Young was named to the Outland Award Watch List on Monday. Young, a former five star recruit, will be entering his fourth season as a starting tackle for the Fighting Irish. ...

Sam Young Has Agents’ Attention

Eric Hansen reported on Sunday that Sam Young is getting a lot of attention from agents looking to get an in with him now. Along the same lines, Irish offensive tackle Sam Young is getting swarmed by agents, something that ...

Blue/Gold Game Player Observations – Offense

Unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend this year’s Blue/Gold game for the first time in a couple years, but luckily I had a chance to review the video of the game on und.com this evening and will have a bunch ...

Irish Lacked Emotion in Syracuse Debacle

I came across a pretty distrubing quote in one of Brian Hamilton’s articles in today’s Chicago Tribune from Golden Tate speaking of the emotion of the team. “I didn’t feel any emotion on the sideline,” said Irish receiver Golden Tate, ...

Stanford at Notre Dame – 1st Quarter Thoughts

Great start for the Irish offense and opportunistic play by the defense, but Stanford is moving the ball much to easily for my liking at the end of the first quarter. We deffered against Stanford?  I am all for Weis ...

Turnovers, Mistakes Plague Irish Offense in Loss

(UHND.com) – Notre Dame lost its first game of the season on Saturday when they traveled to East Lansing for their yearly matchup with Michigan State.  The Spartans held the Irish to just 7 points in a 23-7 Irish loss ...

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 ...

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