Where Are They Now? Tim O’Neill

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Some kids instinctively know they are going to become a teacher, or a doctor, or a fire fighter; and some kids instinctively know they are going to one day play football at the University of Notre Dame. Tim O’Neill was one such kid. He dreamed of playing football at Notre Dame and all of the rituals that accompany the mystique that is Notre Dame … tapping the famous “Play Like A Champion Today” sign on the way out of the locker room, running out of the tunnel into Notre Dame stadium, and of … [Read more...]

Know Thyself, Know Thy Enemy: Links!

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Moons kicked off our "Know Thyself, Know Thy Enemy" series with a look at the quarterback position. I definitely recommend you read that. Here's what others around the Notre Dame community are writing about our team and our "enemies" in the past week or so: FROM OUR SITE Rejected mottos for the 2015 Notre Dame football season OFFENSE One Foot Down: 15 storylines for the 2015 football season: Ronnie Stanley, #1 overall pick? Inside the Irish: Irish A-to-Z: Tarean Folston ND … [Read more...]

Know Thyself, Know Thy Enemy: Quarterback

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Traditions are good things. Whether it’s field turf or pumped in stadium music, continuity from one year to the next is part of the rich fabric of Notre Dame, college football, and blogging about Notre Dame college football. As a new writer to HLS, I am humbly tasked with beginning this year’s “Know Thyself, Know Thy Enemy” series. Over the coming weeks, the HLS staff will home in on one player from a variety of position groups and compare him to the stiffest competition the 2015 schedule can … [Read more...]

Let’s Take a Look at What Else Isn’t in the NFL, Gary Pinkel

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Typically, when someone takes the hottest of hot takes on Notre Dame Football, it is for clicks/eyeballs to a publication. On occasion, we are ever so blessed to witness a coach release such a take. If we are incredibly lucky, the coach that decides to open their big mouth will also be one that really hasn't accomplished much in his career. /prays for easy offseason blog fodder https://twitter.com/McMurphyESPN/status/623150547995099136 /points to the sky and gives thanks For those … [Read more...]

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...]