Sunday, July 31, 2022

Took These Photos at Notre Dame Last Night



Domer Niko Kavadas' 24 Homers This Season


The former Notre Dame baseball star is having quite a rookie season as a professional in the Boston Red Sox minor league system.  Niko has hit 24 home runs in his 81 games so far with 71 RBI's


Friday, July 29, 2022

Marcus, Foskey & Ademiola Twins in NYC...

Marcus Freeman and three of his defensive lineman took in a Yankees game last night...

Marcus Freeman on Rich Eisen Show

Marcus Freeman on Dan Patrick Show

Domer Quenton Nelson's "Next" NFL Contract

There is some talk floating around now about former Notre Dame "all everything" Quenton Nelson and his upcoming contract negotiations with the Indianapolis Colts...

The given seems to be this -- he will become the highest paid Guard in NFL History.

Here's the latest talk....



Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Thamel & Eisen Talk "Notre Dame's Strategy..."


Thamel hit it on the head here -- and I hope you're all listening.  "The SEC does not want Notre Dame being forced into joining the Big Ten..."

He's exactly right.

NFL Network's Brandt -- His Domer Dad & Rudy

Monday, July 18, 2022

ND's Jack Brannigan Gets MLB Draft Call!


Anthony Wycklendt is an Area Scout with the Pittsburgh Pirates...

Brannigan was selected in the 3rd Round of the MLB Draft -- Pick #83 overall. 


Marcus Freeman's ND Law Event Interview

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Connaughton Now One of the Highest Paid!

Today's news that Pat Connaughton has signed a three-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks has placed our friend Pat as the 11th highest paid former Notre Dame athlete of all-time!!!

Couldn't have happened to a nicer person.  Congrats Pat!

Here's a look at the TOP 31 current and former Notre Dame athletes (football, basketball, baseball and hockey) who have been (and will be) paid the most as a professional athlete:

  • Ronnie Stanley:  $136,145,183 -- not guaranteed, contract to 2025 
  • Harrison Smith:  $127,666,546 -- not guaranteed, contract to 2026
  • Jeff Samardzija:  $116,341,666
  • Zack Martin:  $98,285,531 -- not guaranteed, contract to 2024 
  • AJ Pollock:  $76,841,944 -- guaranteed contract to 2023
  • Troy Murphy:  $66,000,000 
  • Kyle Rudolph:  $57,936,853 -- free agent
  • Golden Tate:  $56,421,672 -- free agent
  • Stephon Tuitt:  $55,710,551
  • Brad Lidge:  $55,335,000 
  • Pat Connaughton:  $50,727,479 -- guaranteed contract to 2026
  • Kyle Palmieri:  $50,192,154 -- guaranteed contract to 2025
  • Anders Lee:  $49,000,000 -- guaranteed contract to 2026
  • Bryan Rust:  $46,670,000 -- guaranteed contract to 2028 
  • Romeo Okwara:  $45,385,025 -- not guaranteed, contract to 2023
  • Bryant Young:  $44,000,000
  • Justin Tuck:  $43,248,463  
  • Quenton Nelson:  $38,010,393 -- not guaranteed, contract to 2022 
  • John Sullivan:  $35,800,027
  • Jerome Bettis:  $35,122,500
  • Jeff Faine:  $34,456,892 
  • Will Fuller:  $34,246,582 -- not guaranteed, contract to 2022
  • Jaylon Smith:  $31,985,997 -- free agent
  • Matt Carroll:  $29,537,032 
  • Mike McGlinchey:  $29,481,766 -- not guaranteed, contract to 2023
  • Ian Cole:  $28,949,694 -- guaranteed contract to 2023
  • Tim Brown:  $28,432,686
  • Laphonso Ellis:  $27,939,000
  • Rocket Ismail:  $27,885,021
  • Tyler Eifert:  $26,310,317
  • Joe Montana:  $26,000,000


Cowherd & Feldman Talk Notre Dame...


College Football writer Bruce Feldman joins Colin Cowherd on his show today and they talked about our Fighting Irish...

The conversation begins at the 9:52 mark of this video.

Former ND Hoops Star at White House Event


Former Notre Dame women's hoops player Danielle Green -- who lost her lower left arm from an enemy grenade in the Iraq War -- spoke at the White House prior to the annual Soldier Ride a few weeks ago.  

Danielle tells her story beginning at the 13:00 minute mark.

Here is a link to Danielle's story -- you'll want to read this.


A Former ND Football Player's Podcast...


Leonard Gordon played safety for the Fighting Irish from 2006 to 2010 -- he's now a Doctor of Physical Therapy in St. Augustine, FL where he specializes in sports injury.  Leonard, an avid follower of the ND GO IRISH BLOG, sent me a note this morning alerting me to his brand new podcast.

Thought it was worth sharing!

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Notre Dame Has a New Baseball Coach!


Shawn Stiffler takes the reins of one of the top baseball programs in the country these past three seasons.  I really like this hire -- watch this interview below...


Monday, July 11, 2022

FYI: The "Miracle Man of Notre Dame"

Brother Columba O'Neill, C.S.C. -- is now being considered for sainthood.  You are going to want to know of him and his story...

FYI:  There is a building on campus with his name on it.



Monday, July 4, 2022

Rich Eisen on Notre Dame "Ducking Michigan"


Rich Eisen is a Michigan alum who never hides his dislike for our Fighting Irish -- here he is again...

Saturday, July 2, 2022