Morning Roundup: May 22, 2015

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Good morning! (What's left of it, at least.) I'm getting this update just in under the wire to bring you some of the latest headlines in Notre Dame football. I hope you enjoyed my article Thursday about the quarterback situation at Notre Dame. If you didn't see it, check it out below. FROM OUR SITE ND's QB exodus is slightly more than top schools, but little cause for alarm Friday Roundup: The "Winds of Change" edition RECRUITING COMMITTED Irish247 ($): Breaking down Hiestand's … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup: The “Winds of Change” Edition

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On the morning of November 4, 2015, I figured that my life would make quite the drastic change. I decided to do something crazy and launch a radio show on my own dime. It was a huge financial risk, but an opportunity to be on the DFW airwaves seemed too good to pass up. So before I left for work, I signed, scanned, and emailed the final documents to make the entire thing official. As soon as I reached my office door, I was greeted with a handshake from my manager whom had just packed up his … [Read more...]

ND’s QB Exodus is Slightly More Than Top Schools, But Little Cause For Alarm

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I admit I bristled when South Bend Tribune writer Mike Vorel tweeted this after Everett Golson announced he'd be transferring from Notre Dame: https://twitter.com/mikevorel/status/596376126471176193 I don't like stats that lack context, although I'm guilty of offering them up from time to time myself. This tweet prompted two questions: Is this something to be concerned about? And how does this compare to other Top 25 teams? I've now done the homework myself. Since 1999, high school … [Read more...]

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2015

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Good morning! This is my 100th post on Her Loyal Sons. I'm glad to be here and happy to bring you the latest news on Notre Dame football (almost) every day. Without further fanfare, here are your headlines: FROM OUR SITE Chop to the heart, Golson transfers to Florida State RECRUITING OFFERED Bruin Report Online (F): Video: Caleb Kelly at The Opening (✰✰✰✰✰ CA LB) Bruin Report Online ($): Video: Fuller on Opening invite, recruitment (✰✰✰✰ NJ DB Jordan Fuller) Dawg Post (F): Not … [Read more...]

Chop to the Heart, Golson Transfers to Florida State

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It seems like only yesterday that Everett Golson held the most popular position on the Notre Dame football team: backup quarterback. 2011 marked a season in which fans clamored for the rise of Golson. A struggling and turnover-prone Tommy Rees did what he could after taking over for Dayne Crist; however, the good will created by his 4-0 run to end the 2010 season, including the first victory over Southern Cal in ages, gave way to the desire to see the freshman standing on the sideline full of … [Read more...]