Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Hour by Hour Weather Forecast: ND vs. Texas

Looks like it will be DRY, CALM, WARM with the HUMIDITY rising in Austin, TX -- during Notre Dame's Sunday night game with Texas.

I trust the Fighting Irish are hydrating as you read this blog post.

Double-click the forecast to enlarge.

Notre Dame Football Getting Ready for Texas!

Gummy Bear Football Picks ND vs UT Winner

You'll have to click on the link below to see who wins their "simulated" game between the Fighting Irish and the Longhorns...

Spoiler Alert:  The website is owned by Notre Dame alums Ryan Krueger '02, and Tom Hoeck '02.


LINK:  ND vs. UT

Notre Dame Football -- Pump Up Video!

9 Year-Old Kellen McCord -- Joins the Red Army

Here is Kellen's story...



"ND1" -- just left the campus of the University of Notre Dame, their destination -- Austin, TX and all-time win number 893 for ND Football!

Notre Dame Football -- A Few Tickets Left!

If you're looking to go see the Fighting Irish play -- there are a few tickets left to a few games this season -- just click on the link below:


Notre Dame Stadium's New "Blue Benches"

The wooden benches in the upper bowl of Notre Dame Stadium have been replaced by "new bench technology."  They're looking pretty sharp!

Looking forward to the first aerial shot of the Stadium with the contrast of the blue benches up top and the old wooden below...

A Great Lesson For Us All...

Florida State wide receiver Travis Rudolph did the right thing...


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

A Look at All of the College Football Uniforms

The folks at Uni-Watch just published their annual review of what the FBS teams will be wearing on the football field this Fall...

Have to admit I'm digging this NIKE look for Virginia Tech -- photo above.


Charlie Strong Brings in Holtz to Talk to Team

A 4th Grader in Stockton, CA -- Penned This


Undrafted Domer Earning Praise in New York

Couldn't be happier for Romeo Okwara '16 -- who is battling to earn a spot on the Giants 53 man roster even though he was overlooked in the NFL Draft. 

The 21 year-old already has an Accounting Degree in hand from Notre Dame -- let's hope he can hold off that profession for a few years!


Coach Brian Kelly Talks Texas Game Today

Monday, August 29, 2016

Notre Dame Players in the NFL -- Cut by Teams

Will be taking a few laps around the web this week to see what former Notre Dame players were cut as NFL teams begin moving towards their roster limits prior to the start of the regular season:
  • Sergio Brown -- cut by Atlanta Falcons
  • Robert Hughes -- cut by Cleveland Browns
  • Amir Carlisle -- cut by Arizona Cardinals
  • Jarrett Grace -- cut by Chicago Bears 
  • Jonas Gray -- cut by Jacksonville Jaguars 
  • John Sullivan -- cut by Minnesota Vikings 
  • Bennett Jackson -- cut by New York Giants

ABC / ESPN Promoting Notre Dame vs. Texas

The game will be televised LIVE on ABC this Sunday at 7:30 PM ET.

What the "Skill Players" Will Wear at Texas!

These are the shoes from Under Armour that our Notre Dame skill players will be wearing this Sunday night at Texas in our PRIME TIME game on ABC.

Thanks to @NDFBEquipment -- Ryan Grooms for posting this photo!

The Notre Dame Center at Kylemore, Ireland


WNDU-TV: Mike Sanford Talks Quarterbacks

Texas' Charlie Strong Talks Notre Dame Game

Davaris Daniels -- 1st CFL Touchdown Catch

Former Notre Dame football player Davaris Daniels is playing for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League.  In just his 2nd game -- Davaris blocked a punt and he caught five passes for 108 yards and a TD!


Sunday, August 28, 2016

Nice Story on ND Freshman Daelin Hayes

Thought you'd like to see this story that ran in the Ann Arbor News (Daelin's hometown) on Notre Dame freshman defensive end Daelin Hayes:


Frisbee Guru Brodie Smith Here at Notre Dame

Word on the street is he's shooting a new video here at Notre Dame...

Notre Dame Football -- Only Seven Days Away!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Players Talking to Players -- Good Stuff Here!

A wide receiver talking with a punter...

OT: A Story You Should Know...

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Route For The Brave Ends in the Pacific!

Notre Dame alum David Roth '91 -- just completed his 3,191 mile walk from the Atlantic to the Pacific.  Here's the evidence!

Notre Dame Family Wines -- The Story


First Look: New Notre Dame Stadium Benches

The redwood benches in the upper bowl of Notre Dame Stadium are being replaced with a "blue" acrylic-steel bench system in time for the Nevada game.  The lower bowl benches will be replaced prior to next football season!


Fitting the Greatest Helmet in College Football!

University of Notre Dame's Geothermal Project

Domer Roth '91 Finishes 3,000 Mile Walk Today!

His journey across America began back on April 28th in Atlantic City, NJ -- this afternoon at the Pacific shore (San Francisco) -- Notre Dame alum David Roth '91, finishes his 3,191 mile ROUTE FOR THE BRAVE!

And, to top it all of -- he's going to walk the "game ball" for tonight's San Francisco 49ers game out to midfield prior to kick-off.


Thursday, August 25, 2016

Texas Head Football Coach Press Conference

Know Thy Opponent: Texas Practice Update

Notre Dame Football -- Another Hype Video

Notre Dame is Different. We Are Who We Are.

Fox Sports' Colin Cowherd speaks to what makes Notre Dame different -- to that I say, what's wrong with being different!

He also goes on to say ND football is "not a top ten coaching destination" --- this is the same guy that said this just a couple of weeks ago about our program:  8 GLOBAL SPORTS BRANDS. 

And, this just came out today about college football royalty.


Fr. Monk Malloy's Third & Final Memoir...

WNDU-TV's Maureen McFadden sat down yesterday with the sixteenth president of the University of Notre Dame -- Rev. Monk Malloy, C.S.C. -- to talk about the release of his final memoir...

Chicago Visits the Band of the Fighting Irish!

The band CHICAGO -- was on campus Tuesday to present some gifts to The Band of the Fighting Irish.

Chicago's long-time manager is former Notre Dame football player Peter Schivarelli '71.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Notre Dame Football's Team Captains Named

My guy James Onwualu '17 -- is a young man I've come to know over the past three plus years and think the world of.

I am so happy for James, his mom Ann and his brother John -- a wonderful family.

Brian Kelly Talks With Media After Practice...

Notre Dame Campus Construction Updates

Top Ten Ranking: ND's Political Science Major

Kudos to Notre Dame's College of Arts & Letters Political Science program for their recent TOP TEN RANKING!


Domer's Walk Across America Ends Friday!

Notre Dame alum David Roth '91 will finish his 3,091 walk across America this Friday to raise money for military veterans.  The journey began back on April 28th in Atlantic City.

Roth has walked an average of 30 miles a day -- six days a week -- think about that!

You can walk THE LAST TWO MILES with David this Friday in San Francisco -- just register at the link below:


Here is David's Notre Dame Day interview -- back on Sunday, April 24th -- four days prior to the beginning of this walk...

Receiving a $65,000 Surprise at Practice!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Highlights: Notre Dame's Welcome Weekend!

More than 2,200 incoming freshmen and transfer students arrived for the first time this past weekend as NOTRE DAME STUDENTS...

A Notre Dame parent -- Rick Becker, wrote this piece about his experience welcoming these families.


Longhorns Freshman QB: "Texas Godsend"

The Texas Longhorns PR machine is hyping this young man...


Monday, August 22, 2016

Romeo Okwara -- Earning High Praise in NFL

Not surprised by this at all, Romeo is still growing into his body.  There's not many 21 year-old defensive ends in the NFL with an Accounting Degree.


Sunday, August 21, 2016

Media Reaction to Notre Dame's Discipline

Notre Dame Football Hands Out Discipline

Coach Kelly met with the six football players involved in the two separate incidents Friday evening and decided on the following:
  • Max Redfield has been dismissed from the football team.
  • Devin Butler has been indefinitely suspended.
  • The other four players -- Stepherson, White, Coney and Williams will face internal discipline.

Each of these players still await the University's discipline process and the legal system...


NFL Photo: Five Former ND Football Players

This was tweeted last night by Romeo Okwara '16.