Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Positive News Out of Dallas on Jaylon Smith!


This is great news for the former Notre Dame All-American!!!

LINK:  JAYLON SMITH

LINK:  JERRY JONES ON JAYLON

Will a Domer be Nominated for Supreme Court?


Apparently we'll know tonight at 8 PM ET...

Notre Dame alum Judge Thomas Hardiman '87 is apparently one of now -- two finalists -- being considered by President Trump as his Supreme Court nominee.

If nominated and confirmed -- Judge Hardiman would be the only member of the Supreme Court without an Ivy League degree.  

Who needs "one of those" when you have a Notre Dame degree! 

Here's a publication who thinks Judge Hardiman is the favorite...

LINK:  HARDIMAN

Monday, January 30, 2017

Interviews: Brian Polian & Matt Balis


Interviews: New Notre Dame FB Defense Staff



Interviews: New Notre Dame FB Offensive Staff








Replay: Brian Kelly's Press Conference Today



Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly met with the media for the first time since the loss to USC back in November.  Today's topic of discussion -- changes to his coaching staff and program...

Duke vs. Notre Dame on ESPN at 7 PM ET


It's a huge game tonight for the Fighting Irish as we look to put an end to our losing ways... 

Duke is coming off of a last second win over Wake Forest on Saturday -- should be a good one!

Game tips off at 7 PM ET on ESPN.  GO IRISH!

LINK:  #21 DUKE vs. #20 NOTRE DAME

LINK:  NEWS OBSERVER

LINK:  INDIANAPOLIS STAR

Shark Tank's "Mr. Wonderful" at ND Today


Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary (AKA) "Mr. Wonderful" -- will be speaking today at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business -- from 5 PM to 6:15 PM...

I suspect you'll see him at the Duke vs. Notre Dame hoops game tonight as well.

LINK:  O'LEARY AT NOTRE DAME

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Get to Know Notre Dame Coach Mike Elko


Must See: Isaac Rochell Senior Bowl Interview



The Notre Dame Captain ended an important week for himself at the Reese's Senior Bowl with four tackles in Saturday's game.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

OT: My Niece Kylee Posted This on Facebook


Georgia Tech Coach Talks About Notre Dame


Notre Dame plays Georgia Tech today in Atlanta -- in a noon tip-off against a Ramblin' Wreck team that hammered Florida State at home a couple of days ago...

Are there any easy games in the ACC?

We can watch it on ESPNU -- beginning at NOON ET!  Here's the Georgia Tech Head Coach in his press conference yesterday:

LINK:  GT COACH TALKS ND

Friday, January 27, 2017

Duke's Women's Hoop Coach Talks Loss to ND


If you have any interest in checking in on Duke's Joanne McCallie and her reaction to the Blue Devil's loss to Notre Dame last night -- click on the link below and search on the right hand side of the page for the video of last night's press conference...

LINK:  DUKE REACTION

Pat Connaughton: Basketball or Baseball?


I can never say enough nice things about this young man.  Pat Connaughton is a class act.

Sounds like Pat may soon have to finally make a decision whether to stick with hoops or start striking out batters.  Here's the latest media speculation:

LINK:  BALTIMORE SUN 

LINK:  KEEPING HIS ARM LOOSE 

LINK:  SALEM NEWS


Muffet & Players Talk Big Win Over #14 Duke


Thursday, January 26, 2017

Domer Hentrich Inducted Into St. Louis HOF

Former Notre Dame kicker Craig Hentrich will be enshrined into the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame on February 2nd. 

Hentrich enjoyed a 17-year NFL career, a Super Bowl Championship and multiple NFL All-Pro selections as a punter.

LINK:  HENTRICH

Isaac Rochell Turning Heads at Senior Bowl


The former Notre Dame team captain is at the Reese's Senior Bowl this week -- "auditioning" in front of scouts from every NFL team. 

Here's what's being sad about Rochell's play so far by Dallas Cowboys' analyst Bryan Broaddus...

LINK:  SENIOR BOWL NOTEBOOK

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

ND Alum Being Considered for Supreme Court


Notre Dame alum, Thomas Hardiman '87 -- a Federal Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit -- is reportedly one of three finalists for the vacant seat on the Supreme Court of the United States.
 

LINK:  MORE ON HARDIMAN

LINK:  PITTSBURGH POST GAZETTE

LINK:  NEWSWEEK

The Greatest Football Team of All-Time



It looks like you can buy the DVD if you want -- multiple online locations are selling it...

LINK:  THE GREATEST TEAM

Virginia's Bennett Talks Win Over Notre Dame


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

ND LAX Kicks Off Season at "Jerry's World"


Kevin Corrigan's Fighting Irish will play Georgetown in game #1 of the season at the Dallas Cowboy's AT&T Stadium on February 18th.

Here is Coach Corrigan talking about this season...

LINK:  CORRIGAN

Virginia's Tony Bennett Talks Notre Dame Game



The #14 ranked Fighting Irish will host #12 Virginia tonight in the biggest game of the year so far here at Purcell Pavilion.  Game will be televised on the ACC Network beginning at 8 PM ET.

LINK:  ACC NETWORK AFFILIATES

Monday, January 23, 2017

OT: Thankfully They Don't Coach This at ND


Notre Dame leads the nation in free throw shooting percentage -- in fact -- it's the highest in NCAA Division I history...

Notre Dame: Coaches Poll #12 / AP Poll #14


The Fighting Irish Men's basketball team lost to FSU and beat Syracuse this past week -- and they MOVED UP in the polls...

I even saw one national writer -- Seth Davis -- who ranked Notre Dame #9 -- see his rankings below:


LINK:  POLLS

Domer Bennett Jackson Training for NFL Return


Former Notre Dame defensive back Bennett Jackson's multiple injuries cut short his NFL football career with the New York Giants.

He's working on a comeback...

LINK:  BENNETT JACKSON

A "Historic" Free Throw Shooting Run for ND...


Mike Brey's Fighting Irish are making free throws at a clip -- never seen before in Division I College Basketball history.  Think about that...

As of this morning -- Notre Dame is at 82.9% from the free throw stripe!

Three of the free throw shooting stars at Notre Dame:
  • Vasturia:  92.5%
  • Colson: 86.7%
  • Farrell:  86.5%

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Muffet McGraw Gets Win #750 at Notre Dame!


The Fighting Irish rolled over North Carolina 77 - 55 today earning Coach McGraw her 750th win at the University of Notre Dame!

Muffet's Irish vs. NC on ESPNU at Noon Today


The Fighting Irish will play game #2 without injured starter Kathryn Westbeld today when they visit Chapel Hill to take on the Tar Heels of North Carolina.

Watch the game LIVE on ESPNU beginning at NOON ET.

LINK:  UPDATE ON NORTH CAROLINA

"DeShone Kizer is the #1 QB in the NFL Draft"


The NFL Networks' Daniel Jeremiah has Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer as the #1 QB in the upcoming NFL Draft...

LINK:  KIZER --- TOP QB

Virginia's Tony Bennett Talks About ND Game



Fast forward to the 7:23 minute mark -- and you'll see Virginia's Tony Bennett talk about the Fighting Irish and their game here Tuesday night.

Matty Farrell's -- ASSIST OF THE YEAR!



This was pure magic...

First Look: Visiting Team's Entrance in Stadium


Thought you'd like to see this photo tweeted last night by Brian Polian (Special Team's Coach) of Notre Dame Stadium.

If you look in the lower right of the photo -- you will see the location of the new entrance being constructed for visiting teams. 

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Syracuse Players Talk Loss to Notre Dame


Mike Brey Presser After Win Over Syracuse


Replay: David River's Ring of Honor Ceremony


Syracuse's Boeheim Talks Loss to Notre Dame


Onwualu -- Shrine Game "Practice Standout"


Having known this young man for four years now -- this headline doesn't surprise me.

Eagle Eye in the Sky's Fran Duffy had this to say about ND football team captain James Onwualu at the Shrine East West Game practice this week:

"Has the highest upside of any of the linebackers this week..."

Watch James representing the "GOLD HELMET" today at 3 PM ET on the NFL Network.  I know you won't miss that helmet -- but, he will be wearing white jersey #47.

LINK:  ONWUALU

Hometown Writer Talks About "Rocket's Snub"


Former Notre Dame All-American Raghib "The Rocket" Ismail did not receive enough votes this month to gain induction into the College Football Hall of Fame...

A writer from Rocket's hometown paper opines about this.

LINK:  ROCKET'S SNUB

Michael Floyd Still Learning Patriots' Playbook


The former Fighting Irish All-American is gearing up for tomorrow's AFC Championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Kick-off is scheduled for 6:40 PM ET.

LINK:  WEEI

LINK:  NESN

LINK:  PATRIOTS WIRE

Friday, January 20, 2017

Mike Brey Talks About Game with Syracuse


David Rivers Receives a Ring from Coach Brey


Thursday, January 19, 2017

Join Us on the Notre Dame Trail!

Mike Brey Talks Loss to Florida State Last Night


Wednesday, January 18, 2017

"The Most Underrated Coach in America"


Tough Loss for the Fighting Irish Tonight at FSU


The #10 Florida State Seminoles made shot after shot down the stretch and held on to beat our #15 Fighting Irish 83 - 80.

A season high 18 turnovers didn't help matters... 

The Irish get another shot at the talented Seminoles on February 11th at Purcell Pavilion.

Got to get ready for Syracuse on Saturday!!!

LINK:  VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

#10 Florida State vs. #15 Notre Dame Tonight!



The Fighting Irish travel to Tallahassee tonight to take on the talented Florida State Seminoles -- game tips off at 7 PM ET on the ACC Network.

LINK:  WHERE TO FIND ACC NETWORK

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Notre Dame's Class of 2029 Visits Campus



My favorite 4th grade Teacher and Class...

The Jim Rome Show: Mike Brey Interview


ND's New Strength & Conditioning Coach?





Word on the street is Coach Matt Balis is already working with the Fighting Irish football team -- his hiring has yet to be announced by the University of Notre Dame.

Tennessee's Holly Warlick Talks Win Over Irish