Thursday, December 13, 2012

Domer Skip Holtz Takes Louisiana Tech Job

Former Notre Dame student-athlete and assistant football coach -- Skip Holtz '87 -- has apparently accepted the head coaching position at Louisiana Tech University.   Holtz was recently fired after leading the University of South Florida Bulls to a 3 - 9 season.

Skip has a 88 - 71 record in his thirteen year career as a  head football coach at UCONN, East Carolina and USF.  We wish Skip well!


Bob Diaco's Broyles Award Acceptance Speech

Notre Dame's defensive coordinator Bob Diaco -- was recently named the Top Assistant Coach in college football, receiving the BROYLES AWARD for that honor. 

Notre Dame fans will enjoy his acceptance speech -- linked below:



A Fourth "Coach of the Year" Award for Kelly!

Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly is well on his way to matching Manti Te'o and his award haul these few weeks leading up to the BCS National Championship game.

Today it was announced that the Football Writers Association of America has named Brian Kelly the winner of the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award!  He is the fourth Notre Dame football coach to receive this honor: Ara Parseghian, Lou Holtz and Charlie Weis...

This is the fourth Coach of the Year honor bestowed on Coach Kelly:
  • Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
  • Home Depot Coach of the Year
  • Walter Camp Foundation Coach of the Year
  • Sporting News Coach of the Year


ND Fans Headed to Miami -- Check This Out

The folks at the Travel Channel asked that I share this with the ND GO IRISH BLOG followers...

They are creating a new televisions series on Super Fans -- and they're seeking to cast a NOTRE DAME SUPER FAN who's headed to the BCS National Championship game in Miami. 

If you're going and are interested in trying out for the cast for this new TV series -- just send them an email at:

The casting call ends on December 21st...

The winner will receive -- a "tailgate experience of a life-time."