Loyal Review: ND Insider 2015 Notre Dame Football Preview Digital Version

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The release of the South Bend Tribune's ND Insider Notre Dame Football Preview is to Notre Dame football fans what the swallows' return to Capistrano or the migration of wildebeests across the Mara is to naturalists. This year, we here at HerLoyalSons were privileged to review the Preview's digital version. Thanks to the Tribune's Tyler James, we did so for free. Since we're talking digital stuff, you should know that you will need iOS 6.0 or later if you're going to read the Preview on an … [Read more...]

Charlie Weis on A-Rod, Deflategate & “ROLL TIDE!”

Charlie Weis coaches the Notre Dame football team during a September 2009 game. (Courtesy of Flickr user Larry)

Charlie Weis, who coached the Notre Dame football team from 2005 to 2009, joined WSBT's Darin Pritchett in the booth at the South Bend Cubs game Monday to talk about a variety of topics. Pritchett then shared the audio during WSBT's "Weekday Sportsbeat" show the following evening. Weis, whose South Bend home is now on the market for $2.35 million, covered a variety of topics including the New York Yankees, Deflategate and his son's new job at Alabama. You can listen to the audio here (skip … [Read more...]

ND’s Danielle Green Wins the Pat Tillman Award for Service

Danielle Green was a left-handed guard for Muffet McGraw at Notre Dame from 1995-2000. AP Images/Joe Raymond

This year's Pat Tillman Award for Service was awarded to former Notre Dame women's basketball player, Danielle Green. Danielle lost her left arm during a patrol in Iraq in 2004. Danielle knew she was badly hurt. But then a feeling came over her: an adrenaline rush of belief. "I actually knew I would be OK when I was still on the rooftop," said Green, an Army veteran wounded in a grenade attack. "After I said a prayer, I felt reassurance and hope, a burst of energy. Then my comrades came, … [Read more...]

Looking Back: July 10 to July 12

A member of the Navy Leap Frogs, the U.S. Navy’s Parachute Demonstration Team, chutes on to the field before a football game at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., Sept. 6, 2014. DoD Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Hinton.

Good morning! I'm slowly catching up on all the latest Notre Dame football news. Chase Claypool, a big wide receiver from Abbotsford, British Columbia committed to the Irish at The Opening, Nike's camp for elite players. The early talk is that Claypool has the right size to be a wide receiver or tight end, but he may struggle with the big difference in talent between Canadian high school football and Notre Dame. There should be plenty of time to mold him, however, since the Irish are pretty … [Read more...]

Rejected Mottos for the 2015 Notre Dame Football Season

Culture Beats Scheme Notre Dame

Yesterday, afternoon, Brian Kelly announced, via Twitter, a new motto for the 2015 Notre Dame Football season: "Culture Beats Scheme". https://twitter.com/CoachBrianKelly/status/620663576945127424 Any time that Notre Dame releases anything football related, one can't help but wonder what was left on the cutting room floor. Well, we here at Her Loyal Sons have obtained the list of rejected mottos that were beaten out*: WE'RE GOING TO MAKE IT REALLY CLEAR THAT THIS ISN'T LIKE A CHARLIE … [Read more...]