Friday Roundup: The “Let’s Buy Some History” Edition

Steve Boda Collection

Waaaay back during the 2012 season, we helped promote "Strong of Heart" which featured Notre Dame Football statistician/historian, Steve Boda. Mr. Boda has left this mortal coil; however, the years upon years of data and history that he compiled for Notre Dame is now in limbo via eBay auction. Andrewwinn, our newest staff member and the man giving you a daily dose of ND News every morning, took some serious initiative and set up a GoFundMe drive to secure the files. The goal: get enough … [Read more...]

Matt Hegarty to Transfer, The Fifth Year Dominoes Begin to Fall

NotreDameFootball

As I mentioned in my post regarding the transfer of Avery Sebastian, the Irish sat at 94 total scholarships, with 12 of those belonging to current Notre Dame players with a potential fifth year. At some point, tough decisions would need to be made in regards to these players and one has already been made. Matt Hegarty has decided to transfer from Notre Dame citing a desire for as much playing time as possible, which he wouldn't get in 2015 with the Irish: Recently my coaches informed me that … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup – Episode 17 (Recorded Feb. 27, 2015)

Friday Roundup

Sorry that this episode got delayed a bit. I'm trying to work on a new system to get recordings out sooner, but I sadly haven't had the time to test it out. Anyways, in this episode I talk about a few schools that are in hot water thanks to some recruiting liberties, the curious case of one "Salsa Nacho", and a segment dedicated to Fr. Ted after his passing. Be sure to tune in this Friday at 6pm CT as I bring you a recorded episode featuring Notre Dame's (soon-to-be former) social media … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup: The “Fr. Ted” Edition

Fr Ted Grotto

I never met Father Theodore Hesburgh during my time at Notre Dame--at least not in a traditional sense of sitting down and having a one-on-one conversations with arguably the most influential man in Notre Dame history aside from Father Edward Sorin, the University's founder. That isn't to say his door wasn't wide open as many ND alumni will attest and possibly even recall in the comments. My experiences with Fr. Ted were in group settings. Hearing the man speak was a treasure to behold no … [Read more...]