LINK: COACH KELLY
Thursday, October 24, 2013
For the eighth time in the nine years that the NCAA has released their Graduation Success Rate scores -- the University of Notre Dame finished #1 in the country. NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!
This year 20 of 22 teams received a PERFECT GSR -- the most ever in NCAA history! See the story on ESPN:
LINK: NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
Posted by Jim Small at 8:23 PM
Notre Dame's "Irish Chocolate" Louis Nix III will not be traveling with the team to play Air Force this weekend. Louis is dealing with a sore knee and was unable to practice this week.
Christian Lombard injured his back on Tuesday -- leading to surgery on Wednesday and news that he'll be lost for the season. Lombard will be replaced by freshman Steve Elmer.
Learn more from Coach Brian Kelly's Thursday press conference:
LINK: COACH KELLY PRESS CONFERENCE
Posted by Jim Small at 7:23 PM
Every Thursday night during the football season -- Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly hosts his radio show from O'Rourke's Pub in South Bend. Here's a link to watch tonight's LIVE SHOW beginning at 7 PM ET:
LINK: COACH KELLY RADIO SHOW
Posted by Jim Small at 6:20 PM
Notre Dame student-athlete Danny Spond will be going home to Colorado tomorrow -- as the IRISH fly to Colorado Springs to take on the Air Force Academy on Saturday.
Spond, who was the starting outside linebacker on last year's #1 ranked Fighting Irish was forced into "retiring" from the game this summer when some medical issues resurfaced. The folks at ESPN picked up on Spond's return home this weekend -- here's the story:
LINK: GOING HOME
Posted by Jim Small at 6:17 PM
Folks, you can't make this stuff up.
During last week's game with USC, Notre Dame running back Cam McDaniel's helmet came off during a play. Well, the photo (shown above) is racing through the social media world -- as we speak -- and now outlets like CNN, USA TODAY, HLN, etc., -- are talking about it:
LINK: USA TODAY STORY
LINK: HLN -- HEADLINE NEWS
LINK: LINKED OFF CNN'S HOMEPAGE
Posted by Jim Small at 11:59 AM