Friday Roundup: The “Crazy World of College Football” Edition

Friday Roundup

Bye weeks are a time for reflection and perspective on a season. For me, this usually means that I have time to look back on Notre Dame football, see how far the Irish have come, and see how far they still have to go. This year has been a bit different. Just go take a look at this week's IBG, the questions and answers are full of more "wait and see" themes than usual. Perhaps some of that is due to the bye being so early. Perhaps that is because there's been only one opponent and game we've … [Read more...]

Don’t Stop Believin’


Just a small town girl, livin' in a lonely world She took the midnight train goin' anywhere Just a city boy, born and raised in south Detroit He took the midnight train goin' anywhere... I love football, I'm not gonna lie. But hockey is a close second in my world. And with all of the Olympic hockey AND Notre Dame hockey this weekend, I could not be happier! What ... you're not a hockey fanatic? You don't follow Notre Dame hockey? Let me catch you up with the highlights of this … [Read more...]

Be A Dude: A Study of Boston College Football

Tweet from BCsportsnews

Man, 51 days until college football season. This is taking forever. How can we keep ourselves occupied? Oh yes. Yes, this will do quite nicely. This is the official Twitter account of Boston College athletics. Why didn't we notice this before today, when this was originally posted on July 1? Well, because no one around these parts reads the BC Athletics twitter feed until things like this are posted. … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup: The “Different Kind of Hate” Edition

Yes, yes, it’s Notre Dame vs Boston College, the Holy War, the Order of the Holy Cross vs the Jesuits, slapping Fredo across the face, or whatever else you want to call it. We definitely don’t consider BC a true rival by any means; in fact, I wrote about this last season. However, this doesn’t mean that we can’t find it in our hearts to hate them. … [Read more...]

HLS Staff: 2012 Notre Dame Season Predictions

Instead of sitting around and sulking while wishing we were vacationing in Dublin, the HLS team got together to predict the 2012 Irish regular season record. Biscuit, NDtex, Bayou Irish, Grantland-X and myself all agree that ND will beat Navy this weekend, but from there we all see things shaking out a little bit differently. … [Read more...]