Friday, May 29, 2015

NDDAY 2015: Bon Jovi, Collinsworth & Digger



Thought you'd enjoy this from Notre Dame Day 2015.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Golson's First Interview Since Transfer to FSU


Everett Golson '15, took some questions from Fox Sport's Bruce Feldman in San Diego at the George Whitfield compound -- where he's training with current ND wide receiver Amir Carlisle...

LINK:  GOLSON TALKS

100 Days From the "Zaire Era" at Notre Dame!


Here's Malik putting "THE HEISMAN" on LSU in the Music City Bowl -- his first start as the Notre Dame Quarterback.

Start #2 against Texas is 100 days away!

Can't wait!

"The Answer" Was Headed to Notre Dame...


An arrest, when he was 17 years-old -- apparently kept Allen Iverson from realizing his dream of becoming the QB at Notre Dame...

LINK:  "I LOVE THAT GOLD HELMET..."

Perfection TIMES SEVENTEEN for Notre Dame!


The University of Notre Dame received word yesterday from the NCAA that they LED THE NATION in perfect APR -- as 17 of Notre Dame's 26 varsity athletic teams received perfect graduation rates!
  1. NOTRE DAME:  17 of 26 teams
  2. Stanford:  15 of 36 teams
  3. Northwestern: 12 of 19 teams
  4. Boston College:  10 of 29 teams
  5. Duke:  9 of 21 teams
LINK:  PERFECTION

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Crawford's 3,500 Mile Bike Trip Begins Today



Here's the photo of Dean Greg Crawford in the water off of Long Island, NY as he begins a 3,500 mile bike trip to Pebble Beach, CA in hopes of raising $1 million for rare disease research at the University of Notre Dame.


Here's a link to Crawford's blog -- so you can follow his journey -- and, make a gift to this FIGHT we're taking on here at Notre Dame.

LINK:  BIKE TRIP ACROSS AMERICA

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Ben Koyack '15 in Jacksonville Jaguars Gear


Here's what the former Notre Dame tight end looks like without the REAL gold helmet!

Matt Hegarty '15 to Play for the Oregon Ducks


The young man has his degree from Notre Dame -- started 11 games for the Fighting Irish in 2014 and he wasn't confident he'd see the field this fall...

Tells you something about the quality of this upcoming Notre Dame's offensive line.

So, Matt will be playing for the Oregon Ducks this coming season -- I believe I speak for most Irish fans when I say we wish you great success!  I hope you have as many starts as helmets in Oregon...

LINK:  HEGARTY A DUCK

NFL.COM: Best College FB Historical Uniforms


I'll give you one guess as to who was ranked #1...

LINK:  15 BEST HISTORICAL UNIFORMS IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day: A Day to Thank & Honor Heroes!


Please watch these videos.

LINK:  MEMORIAL DAY

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Almost -- One for the Ages for our Fighting Irish



Man, I thought we were heading to the National Championship game -- after one of the great comebacks in Notre Dame history!!!

Saturday, May 23, 2015

ND Defensive Tackle Jerry Tillery on Safari


A number of Notre Dame student-athletes are traveling abroad over their three week break from school...

Here's Fighting Irish freshman defensive tackle Jerry Tillery in South Africa on a safari at Kruger National Park.


Memorial Day Stories -- A President's Visit...


This story got to me...

LINK:  A VISIT TO WALTER REED

Notre Dame's National Semi-Final at 1 PM ET


The highest ranked team remaining in men's college lacrosse -- our Fighting Irish of Notre Dame -- play the University of Denver Pioneers today at 1 PM ET on ESPN2 in the NCAA National Semi-Final.

These two teams met earlier in the season -- with Denver winning 11 - 10 in overtime -- back on March 7th.

The winner will take on the winner of the Maryland vs. Johns Hopkins game -- on Memorial Day for the National Championship!

LINK:  USA TODAY STORY

LINK:  GAME NOTES

LINK:  NCAA TOURNAMENT CENTRAL

Happy 150th Birthday to South Bend, Indiana!



Notre Dame's neighbor to the south -- celebrated its 150th birthday last night in grand style!

Friday, May 22, 2015

Notre Dame Researchers Receive NFL Grant


Notre Dame's Matt Landis -- Top Defenseman!


The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association named Notre Dame's Matt Landis the Outstanding Defensive Player in men's NCAA Division 1 lacrosse!

LINK:  THE BEST

LINK:  SEVEN EARN ALL-AMERICAN HONORS!

Skylar Diggins Ready to Lead Tulsa Turnaround


The former Notre Dame All-American -- is coming off a WNBA All-Star season...

LINK:  BORN TO LEAD

Florida Media's Critique of Everett Golson '15


While sitting here on very hot morning in the home of my daughter Kara and son-in-law Conor Walsh in Vero Beach, FL -- I took a lap around the worldwide web to see what the Florida media was saying about a Notre Dame alum...

LINK:  ORLANDO SENTINEL

LINK:  TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT

LINK:  TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT #2

LINK:  TOMAHAWK NATION

LINK:  FOX SPORTS

Thursday, May 21, 2015

NBA Draft Story: Pat Connaughton '15


Notre Dame's two-sport star Pat Connaughton turned some heads a couple weekends ago at the NBA Draft Combine.  There are now mock drafts that have him going as early as the end of the First Round in the 2015 NBA Draft...

LINK:  THE DRAFT'S FIERCEST COMPETITOR