Friday Roundup: The “Year in Review and Taking a Week Off” Edition

Friday Roundup

Well, Loyal Readers, 2014 has almost come to a close and with that in mind, it was time for me to get our financials in order so I could pay our staff, make charity donations, and start 2015 planning. Before we get to that though, one order of business: HLS will be taking the week off and will return to you again after Christmas. Simply put, we could all use a break and I want all of us to enjoy Christmas with our friends and families (and you should too!). On the money end, I've always been … [Read more...]

How Will Brian Kelly Pull off a Two QB Offense?

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As we mentioned yesterday, Brian Kelly announced that the Notre Dame offense would play both Everett Golson and Malik Zaire in the Music City Bowl against LSU. Yes, the dreaded two QB system is here and Kelly didn't completely rule out using it next year either. I'm not overly keen on the idea. The whole "if you have two QBs, you don't have one" has rung true more often than not. Despite that mantra, there are still examples of teams that have pulled it off with varying degrees of … [Read more...]

RECORDING: Friday Roundup (Dec. 12, 2014)

Friday Roundup

In this episode: SMU finally wins a game and ends it in the most hilarious way possible Conference championship weekend recap Controversy in the final college football playoff rankings Notre Dame's Music City Bowl bid Discussion on whether or not ND deserves the bowl bid A look at the end of UAB's football program As always, a big thanks to everyone that tunes in and gives these recordings a listen. Be sure to tune in this Friday at 6pm CT on KVCE 1160 AM or stream via their … [Read more...]

Coach Speak: Post-Practice Pressers from Kelly and Miles

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Monday marked the end of Notre Dame's third, and LSU's first, post-season practice in anticipation of their upcoming clash in the Music City Bowl on December 30th. Louisiana State University's Head Coach Les Miles and Notre Dame's Head Coach Brian Kelly each addressed the media to give the lay of the land. Coincidentally, both coaches gave over the first half of their pressers to off-topic issues. In this post, I'll give you both the highlights and the links to each. BRIAN KELLY: The biggest … [Read more...]

Austin Collinsworth’s Career at Notre Dame Officially Over

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Late Sunday night, the South Bend Tribune, posted news that most Notre Dame football fans all but expected by now: Austin Collinsworth's ND career is over. After being listed as "doubtful" by Brian Kelly during his post-bowl selection presser, the SBT confirmed that Collinsworth had surgery on his shoulder this past Friday before the football banquet. Collinsworth suffered all kinds of injuries throughout the 2014 season and reading how banged up he was while trying to play against Southern … [Read more...]