Sunday, June 10, 2018

Triple Crown Winners a Good Omen for ND!


There are now 13 Triple Crown Winners in the history of horse racing -- and you know what -- in the football season that follows, Notre Dame Football has won 87% of its games and 5 National Championships!
  • 1919:  Sir Barton wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 9 - 0
  • 1930:  Gallant Fox wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 10 - 0
  • 1935:  Omaha wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 7 - 1 - 1
  • 1937:  War Admiral wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 6 - 2 - 1
  • 1941:  Whirlaway wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 8 - 0 - 1
  • 1943:  Count Fleet wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 9 - 1
  • 1946:  Assault wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 8 - 0 - 1
  • 1948:  Citation wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 9 - 0 - 1
  • 1973:  Secretariat wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 11 - 0
  • 1977:  Seattle Slew wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 11 - 1
  • 1978:  Affirmed wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 9 - 3
  • 2015:  American Pharoah wins Triple Crown / Notre Dame: 10 - 3 
  • 2018:  Justify wins Triple Crown / ???

Triple Crown Years / Notre Dame Football Record:  107 - 11 - 5

The years that are BOLDED -- Notre Dame won the National Championship!

This fun fact is courtesy of Tim Bourret '78 -- a Notre Dame alum who just retired after spending 40 years as Clemson's Sports Information Director.  Tim was inducted into the SID Hall of Fame.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Domer Mike Lee '09 Wins NABO TITLE!!!


Despite breaking a rib in the first round -- Notre Dame alum Mike Lee (on right in photo above) defeated Jose Hernandez in a unanimous decision last night winning the NABO Light Heavyweight Title!

LINK:  STORY

The Most All-American Centers in College FB!


Over the last 50 years -- no one in college football has produced more All-Americans at the center position in college football...

LINK:  NOTRE DAME

Notre Dame is Statistically "Offensive Guard U"


50 years of research by John Baranowski -- led to his selection of "Offensive Guard U..."

LINK:  OFFENSIVE GUARDS

Notre Dame is Statistically "Tight End U"


John Baranowski looked at every position group in college football over the last 50 years...

LINK:  TIGHT END U


Notre Dame Statistically is "Offensive Line U"


Sports historian John Barnowski has looked at the last 50 years of college football "position by position" -- and you know what he learned...

Notre Dame is the #1 producer of offensive line talent in college football.

LINK:  OFFENSIVE LINE U!

Updated Photos of Football Practice Facility


Took a spin over to campus today...

Friday, June 8, 2018

Skylar Goes for 35 Points and 12 Rebounds!


A WNBA career night -- for Notre Dame all-time great Skylar Diggins-Smith -- as she returned home to Indiana...

Skylar is currently the 2nd leading scorer in the WNBA -- averaging 23.0 points -- and 3rd in assists at 6.0 per game.

LINK:  BIG NIGHT

Notre Dame a "Common Thread" in Ranking...


ESPN looked at the toughest "non-conference" schedules of Power 5 Conference teams this upcoming season...

Look at what school pops up the most.

LINK:  TOUGHEST SCHEDULES

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Domer Mike Lee '09 Fights Again Friday Night


He's 20 - 0 as a professional boxer -- the former three-time Bengal Bouts Champ goes for professional win #21 tomorrow night.

That's Mike Lee on the left in the photo above.

LINK:  CHICAGO TRIBUNE STORY

The Rocket and Aaron Taylor on HOF Ballot!


There are more (45) former Notre Dame football players and coaches in the College Football Hall of Fame -- than from any other single college in America...

Former Fighting Irish stars Raghib "Rocket" Ismail and Aaron Taylor are up for election -- see story below.

LINK:  HALL OF FAME

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Two Incoming Hoops Recruits on Team USA!


Muffet's defending National Champions will be well represented on the USA's U-18 national team -- as guards Jordan Nixon and Abby Prohaska were just named to the team!

Congrats!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Notre Dame Hosts US Senior Open Qualifier

In a preview of next year's 2019 US Senior Open -- which will be held at Notre Dame's Warren Golf Course -- a number of the top senior golfers in the country were on hand to attempt to qualify for this year's US Senior Open.

Kelly Cares Golf Outing -- Chat With Media...


Monday, June 4, 2018

Domer Monty Williams Hired by Philadelphia


Former Notre Dame hoops star Monty Williams -- was just hired by the Philadelphia 76ers as their lead assistant.  The Domer has had previous NBA head coaching experience with the New Orleans Pelicans...

LINK:  MONTY WILLIAMS

Six Year-Old Gives Knute Rockne Speech...

You have got to love this!!!

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse Trip to Spain...


Not a bad gig being a student-athlete at the University of Notre Dame...

LINK:  SEE THE 11 DAY TRIP

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Notre Dame Fund "Fancy Sock" Promotion!

I have been wearing "fancy socks" for a long time -- when I saw these I knew I had to have both pairs!

Your gift funds financial aid for students at the University of Notre Dame.

LINK:  ND FANCY SOCKS

Friday, June 1, 2018

Construction Under Way for New FB Facility


The Notre Dame Football Team's new Indoor Football Practice Facility is under construction as we speak...


Thursday, May 31, 2018

Rocky Bleier's "THE PLAY" Here at Notre Dame


Super Bowl Champion and ND football star Rocky Bleier '68 -- is back on campus this weekend celebrating his 50th Class Reunion.

And, he's also going to be performing in his one-man play called "THE PLAY."

The performances are set for this Friday -- 3 PM ET and Saturday 2 PM ET over in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center's DECIO THEATER.

I'm going to tomorrow's performance -- can't wait to see it!

LINK:  ABOUT THE PLAY

LINK:  TICKET INFORMATION