Former Notre Dame defensive end Justin Tuck and his wife Lauran have a charity by the name of R.U.S.H. which stands for: Read, Understand, Succeed and Hope for Literacy. Here's what they were up to this week in Oakland...
Former Notre Dame student-athlete Jake Golic was asked about this Saturday's game between the Cincinnati Bearcats and the Miami Redhawks -- a game featuring many former players and coaches with ties to the Fighting Irish...
I received an email from former Notre Dame quarterback Steve Beurlein the other day -- alerting me to a new company called TickAssure! that he's associated with...
Here's how it works -- you can buy a TickAssure! Ticket Protection Plan for your favorite team (THE FIGHTING IRISH). Then, when Notre Dame advances to the college football playoff semifinals and championship game, purchase your game tickets from a National Association of Ticket Broker-member.
TickAssure! will then refund you the difference of the cost of the tickets you purchased and the face value of those tickets --- up to $2,000 a ticket for the National Championship game or $750 a ticket for the Semi-Final game.
As of 7:45 PM ET this evening - here was the cost of a TickAssure policy for Notre Dame tickets:
$122.27 for the SEMI-FINAL GAME
$160.43 for the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
PLEASE NOTE -- TICKASSURE! IS NOT ASSOCIATED, NOR IS IT ENDORSED -- BY THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
A couple of former Fighting Irish student-athletes were visiting schools today (on their day off) representing their NFL teams -- and always Notre Dame. The Denver Broncos David Bruton visited Aurora West College Prep Academy and the Charger's Chris Watt visited the King-Chavez Academy of Excellence in San Diego. Not surprised these NFL teams select Domers for gigs like this!
Just click on the links below to learn more about Bruton's and Watt's respective visits to these two schools:
The first two games for the Fighting Irish this season offered zero adversity for our football team...
That changed in the 2nd quarter of Saturday night's game with Purdue. An ejection, multiple injuries and two TD's for the Boilermakers put the IRISH behind on the scoreboard for the first time this season.
A story ran in USA Today last week (a ND GO IRISH BLOG regular in Utica, NY by the name of Peter Karl '75 -- President of the Notre Dame Club of Mohawk Valley -- reminded me that I missed this!) that ranked the University of Notre Dame as the 10th best college in America!
The San Francisco 49ers are playing a Sunday Night NFL game tonight vs. the Chicago Bears -- and a couple of former Fighting Irish stars who've won a few Super Bowl rings in the Bay area were seen here on the sidelines...
At 4:56 PM ET a Notre Dame fan from Kingston, MA became unique follower number 900,000 at the ND GO IRISH BLOG! When I launched this blog in January of 2010 -- I never dreamed this big... Thanks for making the ND GO IRISH BLOG one of your daily sources for positive Notre Dame news.
As has become the custom at the ND GO IRISH BLOG when we hit major milestones -- we compare the unique follower base to the populations of the largest cities in the USA.
If the ND GO IRISH BLOG was a city -- it would be the 11th largest city in America!