Spring Practice Preview: Defense

Earlier this week we previewed the Notre Dame offense ahead of the opening of spring practice. Today, we turn our attention to the Irish defense coming off an impressive No. 10 national finish in defensive S&P during Clark Lea's first season as coordinator. The young coach will face an important spring replacing several key veterans [...]

By |2019-02-27T21:34:36-04:00February 27th, 2019|Football|20 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 Saturday before the Blue-Gold Game on April 21st. Yes, this means spring practice has been [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:22-04:00April 9th, 2018|Football|13 Comments

Spring Practice: 8 Storylines Following Full Media Viewing

Notre Dame wrapped up its 5th practice of spring ball this past Saturday with full media viewing privileges for those in attendance. The Irish will practice twice more this week and then take another week-long break before finishing up the remaining 7 workouts culminating in the Blue-Gold Game on April 21st. We're about 33% of [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:23-04:00March 26th, 2018|Football|8 Comments

A Few Thoughts on the Spring Roster

Brian Kelly's press conference (full video embedded below) kicked off the spring football season and provided some details into the changes we'll see in the upcoming practices. Let's get to all the good stuff. Jafar Armstrong has moved positions by 50% now listed as a wide receiver and running back. He has an interesting body-type [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:25:26-04:00March 6th, 2018|Football|14 Comments

Spring Preview: Defense

As is the case most year's the defense heads into spring with more intrigue and question marks compared to the offense. When you add a new defensive coordinator in the mix without the strong hand of Brian Kelly (like the offense) the story lines are all the more juicy. Let's preview the Irish defense! BOLD [...]

By |2017-03-07T07:28:28-04:00March 7th, 2017|Football|25 Comments

Spring Preview: Offense

This Wednesday the Fighting Irish step on the practice field for the first time following a disastrous 4-8 season. The program has followed up a truly forgettable season with a surprisingly uplifting winter and will begin laying down the tracks for what is hoped to be a highly successful 2017 season. BOLDĀ denotes returning starter QUARTERBACK [...]

By |2018-05-09T22:26:26-04:00March 6th, 2017|Football|23 Comments