HLS TV (Episode 4): Bye bye bye


Spoiler alert: no one is singing 'NSYNC. However, we do have another episode of HLS TV with special guest and #HLSRecap guru, Irish Elvis. We chat with him about the TCB Poll featured here on HLS and how a crazy week of college football will affect the results this week. We of course, also talk #HLSRecap and give you some insight on its genesis and how to get in on the fun. Finally, we also cover questions from the #AskHLSTV pool gathered over the past week. We talk everything from gameday … [Read more...]

Opponent Watch: Bye Week Edition


Who To Watch Clemson at Florida State (Sat 8:00pm ET ABC) It's a bye week, Irish fans. Hug your spouse, go outside and play with your children...or watch more college football. If recent events are to be believed, nothing will keep Jameis Winston out of Saturday's prime-time clash with Clemson -- neither unsavory female allegations, nor crab leg theft (pictured), nor the obscene remarks he reportedly (allegedly?) shouted from atop a table in the student union this week. Assuming that … [Read more...]

Irish Blogger Gathering: Here Comes the Bye


It's rare that the IBG gets a bye this early in the season, but the rest is quite welcome. Three games is a good sample to look on what Notre Dame football has done and what is still to come. As a reminder, the IBG members (comprised of NDNation, UHND.com, The Official ND Blog, and The Subway Domer) will each ask a question to the panel. We will answer our questions three four and link everyone's answer to our questions. Let's get to it! My question (you might remember this from my … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Unmatched On and Off the Field


Through three weeks, Notre Dame has already blown past expectations for 2014. And they've grossly exceeded moral expectations for any football program, professional or college. The 3-0 record may have been foreseen at this point by many Irish fans, but did we know that there would be two 30-plus point victories? Did we know that we'd have a poor performance against a rival and still find a way to coast to a victory (which is more than we could say at this point in 2012)? Did we know that … [Read more...]

#HLSrecap Top 25: Purdue Game Recap

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Here are your @andrewwinn stats for this week's #HLSrecap  -- 190+ tweets from 88 contributors, with 39 first-timers making the cut this week. We now have over 320 unique contributors to at least one #HLSrecap this year. As you know, each week we present the following highly-coveted (and yet totally arbitrary) accolades: Brick Helmet Stickers #HLSrecap Top 25 #HLSrecap MVP Here now is our Athletic Director, @FakeSwarbrick, who is definitely not using the bye week to take … [Read more...]