Here it is- THE BIG ONE! Of all my 77 in 77s, this is my piece de resistance. The team I cover the most, Chicago's home college football team, the program covered in the media unlike any other. Yes, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the most storied and well-documented team in the history of the game. This preview will be longer than the others, so let's get right to … [Read more...] about #10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish: College Football 77 in 77
Notre Dame Running Game in 2011: What can be expected from Cierre Wood?
If there was one weak link in Notre Dame last season, it was without question the ground game. If you look at the national rankings, on offense: 67th in scoring, 92nd in rushing, 34th in passing, 61st in total yardage. Defense: 23rd in scoring , 50th in rushing, 54th in passing, 50th in total yards. 2010 was also the first year since 1971 that the Fighting Irish failed to … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Running Game in 2011: What can be expected from Cierre Wood?
Notre Dame Offense: Too Early Season Preview
“The quarterback spot? I really don't know. I’m taking all suggestions. I can make a case passionately for any of the four. We can't go into the season not knowing what we're doing. We can’t do musical chairs.” Those are the words of Irish football coach Brian Kelly last month when he spoke at an IMG sales luncheon in Chicago for clients of Notre Dame’s football radio … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Offense: Too Early Season Preview
Notre Dame Ranked 16th in ESPN Poll (VIDEO)
The post-spring college football wrap-up poll on ESPN.com lists the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 17th for 2011, with the following comments from Mark Schlabach: … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Ranked 16th in ESPN Poll (VIDEO)
Notre Dame Quarterback Derby will Be Intriguing this Summer
During one of his banner seasons leading the Cincinnati Bearcats, current Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly played two QBs. This fall in South Bend, it could happen again. Maybe. Dayne Crist is the projected starter, with Tommy Rees number two as of today, but the depth chart isn't set in stone, or anything like that, as of now. "We'll have to obviously cut back and hone in … [Read more...] about Notre Dame Quarterback Derby will Be Intriguing this Summer