Spring Game Preview

The 89th annual Blue-Gold Game will be held inside Notre Dame this Saturday (12:30 PM ET NBC Sports Network) marking an official close to yet another spring football campaign. The Fighting Irish have had an unseasonably quiet spring coming off [...]

By | April 20th, 2018|6 Comments

Lacrosse: John Sexton speaks with 18 Stripes!

Notre Dame lacrosse's All-Universe long-stick midfielder, captain and senior, John Sexton, took some time to answer questions from the youngest member of our 18Stripes team, ND-Atl 2.0. Some background on John Sexton Before we get to the interview, here are [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|1 Comment

Notes on Needing Exceptional Quarterback Play

Recently our friend and former contributor Jamie Uyeyama wrote a piece for Irish Sports Daily on the Irish running game regression during the final quarter of the 2017 season. It's highly recommended reading for any Notre Dame fan. Jamie describes [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|55 Comments

2020 Recruiting: Elite QB Drew Pyne Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's 2020 recruiting class started with a resounding bang when elite signal caller Drew Pyne pledged to the Irish today. Many probably missed this at the time, but Drew's tweet when Notre Dame offered last June left little doubt: [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|19 Comments

Spring Practice Report: The Final Viewing

The Fighting Irish will have 2 more practices this week and allowed the media to watch the final open workout of spring this past weekend. We've now seen the team for the last time before Saturday's upcoming Blue-Gold Game from [...]

By | April 14th, 2018|18 Comments

Lacrosse: Thrilling comeback to beat Marquette!

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (6-4, 1-2 ACC) beat Marquette (5-5, 2-1 Big East) in thrilling fashion, 7-6.  The Irish scored twice in the last 45 seconds of the game to get back on track with an important road win. [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|2 Comments

Heisman Odds: Take a Running Back?

We're in a bit of a boom of running backs in college football as 5 out of the 10 Heisman finalists last year came from that position. Only 2 out of those 5 return to the college game in 2018 [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|11 Comments

Lacrosse: Irish hope to avoid Marquette trap

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (#14/#15, 5-4, 1-2 ACC) travel to Marquette (5-4, 2-1 Big East) for a Wednesday evening showdown, 7:00 pm, FS1. With the passing of Admiral Ackbar, we had hoped to retire the "It's a trap!" meme, [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Spring Practice Report: Appraise Without Hayes

We are finally entering the home stretch for spring football as the Fighting Irish finished their second-to-last full media viewing practice on Saturday. The team will take the practice field 5 more times overall with another full viewing this upcoming [...]

By | April 9th, 2018|13 Comments

Lacrosse: Offense stalls against Duke

Notre Dame Fighting Irish lacrosse (5-4, 1-2 ACC) lost to Duke (10-2, 2-1 ACC), 2-8, on Saturday before a packed 5000 person crowd at Arlotta Stadium.  Gametime temperatures were below freezing, but neither this nor the howling winds kept away [...]

By | April 9th, 2018|0 Comments