Notre Dame’s History on Sports Illustrated Covers

I still get Sports Illustrated delivered to my home. I don't know why, I don't know who's actually paying for it, although it seems SI is part of some other package subscription in my household and it will be perpetually sent into our mailbox and tossed into our magazine rack never to be read. Therein [...]

By |2019-05-15T10:10:15-04:00May 15th, 2019|Football|5 Comments

Lacrosse: NCAA Tournament comes to Arlotta!

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse were awarded the #7 seed in the NCAA tournament and will host 9-time national champion Johns Hopkins this Sunday at 7:30, ESPNU. This will be the first night lacrosse game at Arlotta since the 2016 playoff game versus Air Force. Playoff lacrosse. Night lacrosse! The Bracket On selection Sunday, Notre [...]

By |2019-05-10T14:22:19-04:00May 10th, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

2020 Football Recruiting: Offensive Big Board

Welcome back to the 2020 Football Recruiting Big Board! In case you missed it, make sure to check out Brendan's comprehensive initial Big Board update. He mentioned that we'd start with defense on two week rotations. However, we're going to go ahead with offense since there are currently more developments on that side of the ball. [...]

By |2019-05-10T09:54:55-04:00May 10th, 2019|Recruiting|11 Comments

2020 Football Recruiting: Elite OT Tosh Baker Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's 2020 class got a big boost today, literally and figuratively, when elite offensive tackle Tosh Baker pledged to the Irish. The 6'8", 275-pound Arizonan made his second trek to campus for the March junior day; reading the tea leaves, it seems that OL coach Jeff Quinn more or less sealed the deal on [...]

By |2019-05-09T09:21:22-04:00May 8th, 2019|Recruiting|8 Comments

Rebuilding Notre Dame: Many Years Later

Sometimes I will spend 90 minutes researching some obscure but fascinating stat that most people will skip over when reading an article. It adds ridiculous amounts of time to even the shortest articles. However, nothing I've done over the years took the drawn-out process of thinking more than the "Unofficial Guide to Rebuilding Notre Dame" [...]

By |2019-05-07T23:02:38-04:00May 7th, 2019|Football|29 Comments

2020 Football Recruiting: DL Rylie Mills Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame continued its recent run of defensive line success when blue-chip prospect Rylie Mills committed to the Irish. The 6'5", 275-pound Illinoisan conducted a round of official visits to his finalists in April and didn't wait too long to make his decision. Mills is ranked as a strong-side defensive end, but in all likelihood [...]

By |2019-05-07T10:59:04-04:00May 6th, 2019|Recruiting|11 Comments

Lacrosse: ACC Finals

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (RPI #8 8-5) readies to face the Virginia Cavaliers (RPI #2 12-3) in the ACC Finals this Saturday at 2:00, ESPNU.  The Klockner Stadium field looks fantastic for the event. The Irish look to defend their 2018 ACC title! The Opponent Earlier this season, the Irish didn't hold a 10-5 [...]

By |2019-05-03T09:32:29-04:00May 3rd, 2019|18S Reads, Lacrosse|0 Comments

Evaluating 2017 and the best stretch of Notre Dame football since Holtz

To be honest, the 2017 version of Notre Dame football was set to go down as my all-time favorite up until kickoff at Hard Rock Stadium. It was the first time that Notre Dame looked the part of an undisputed national title contender since when, 1993? After they pummeled Penn State in 2006? Two years [...]

By |2019-05-03T20:22:26-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Football|10 Comments

Notre Dame’s Halo of Invincibility Obliterated: Rockne’s Last Game

Most remember Knute Rockne's last game--capping off a 19-0 run to end his career--as taking place in 1930 at Los Angeles Coliseum against USC in one of Notre Dame's most impressive victories in school history while bringing home the school's second consecutive National Championship. However, there was one final game that took place in December [...]

By |2019-05-02T09:19:08-04:00May 1st, 2019|Football|9 Comments

NFL Draft 2019 Recap

Another edition of the NFL Draft is complete as the Shield took its show on the road to Nashville this year in another successful outdoor venue. Prepare yourselves for the 2020 Draft coming to Las Vegas, Nevada next year! Like most years, it was an up and down weekend for Notre Dame. Salary information is [...]

By |2019-04-28T21:39:58-04:00April 28th, 2019|Football|17 Comments