2019 Recruiting: LB J.D. Bertrand Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame football fans received some excellent news tonight, as 2019 4-star linebacker JD Bertrand has verbally committed to the Fighting Irish. The 6-1/220 pounder out of Roswell, GA is the 21st commit in Notre Dame football's recruiting class of 2019 (22nd if you also want to count PWO kicker Harrison Leonard). I am very [...]

By |2018-11-19T20:58:31+00:00November 19th, 2018|Recruiting|19 Comments

2019 Recruiting: LB Jack Kiser Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame football's recruiting class of 2019 continued to grow on Tuesday, as in-state linebacker Jack Kiser decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish. The 6-2/210-pounder from 1A Pioneer High School (Royal Center, IN) brings Notre Dame up to twelve total commits in this class, which is rated #8 overall in the 247Composite Team [...]

By |2018-06-13T22:34:19+00:00June 13th, 2018|Recruiting|16 Comments

2019 Recruiting: CB K.J. Wallace Commits to Notre Dame

This weekend's Junior Day event for Notre Dame football has already started paying dividends, as Georgia defensive back KJ Wallace has decided to verbally commit to the Fighting Irish after his visit this weekend. The 5-10/175 pound athlete out of Atlanta is the 3rd commit (and 3rd composite 4-star) for the Irish in the Class [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:35+00:00January 28th, 2018|Recruiting|9 Comments

Big Board: Defensive Front Seven — New Offers Out to DL

Welcome back to the 18 Stripes Big Board for Fighting Irish football, everybody. This update will focus on Irish targets along the defensive front seven -- an area that has seen quite a bit of activity over the past few weeks. Defensive End Notre Dame currently has one commit at defensive end in Jonathan MacCollister [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:37+00:00January 8th, 2017|Recruiting|20 Comments

Big Board: Defensive Secondary – Top Target Off the Board

Welcome back to the 18 Stripes Big Board for Fighting Irish football. And Happy Holidays, everybody! Today we are taking a look at Notre Dame's targets in the secondary. Cornerback Score Name State Ht./Wt. Temperature .995 Jeffrey Okudah TX 6-1/190 Cold .992 Darnay Holmes CA 5-10/190 Cold .953 Deommodore Lenoir CA 5-11/190 Cold .951 Chevin [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:39+00:00December 24th, 2016|Recruiting|15 Comments

Age of Offense: What about Defense?

It's becoming increasingly clear that Notre Dame will be in the market for a defensive coordinator sooner rather than later. Suffice to say, the problems on defense are not only overshadowing the program but seriously threaten the stability and viability of the Brian Kelly regime in South Bend. The situation is frustrating not only because [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:27:03+00:00September 13th, 2016|Football|25 Comments