Morning Roundup: April 3, 2015

Trumpets practice

Good morning! I'm here to catch you up on all that has transpired with the Notre Dame football program in the last 24 hours. Here are your headlines: PODCAST Irish Illustrated (F): Irish hit spring stride (50:55) ND Insider: Podcast: ND Insider recruiting update 4-2 (10:42) RECRUITING - OFFERED Bruin Report Online ($): Video: Lucas at The Opening (⭐⭐⭐⭐ AZ RB Chase Lucas) Dawg Post (F): Big get for Dawgs - Price commits (⭐⭐⭐⭐ GA OT E.J. Price) Irish247 (F): Robinson, family … [Read more...]

Morning Roundup: Feb. 12, 2015


Good morning! COACHING 247 Sports: Notre Dame to land top coaching target Mike Sanford Fox Sports: Irish expected to hire Boise State's Sanford as new OC Irish Sports Daily: Report: Notre Dame set to hire Sanford CSN Chicago: Reports: Notre Dame to hire Mike Sanford as OC/QB coach Irish Illustrated: Irish getting 'bulldog' in Sanford NBC Sports: Boise State's Mike Sanford reportedly joining Notre Dame's staff One Foot Down: Boise State's Mike Sanford hired by Notre Dame as … [Read more...]

Know Thyself, Know Thy Enemy: Tight End

With Anthony Fasano, John Carlson, Kyle Rudolph and Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame has put together a string of tight ends that might very well make ND the new “Tight End U.” Losing Eifert, the 2012 Mackey Award winner, to the NFL will be a tough obstacle to overcome, particularly without Everett Golson at quarterback. Many have noted Tommy Rees’s tendency to lock onto one receiver (first Floyd, and then Eifert), and he will not have the safety blanket of throwing to one of the premier targets in … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: Last Hurrah

HLS EFS CSC Commencement exercises

Send three volleys of cheers on high for our Seniors! Hurrah! Hurrah! Hooray! As final exams end today, so begins your last week at Notre Dame. Be proud. Be gracious. Be generous. Be humble. But above all, be happy! For you have achieved something great. And you have achieved it together. When you arrived here as a herd of freshmen in 2009, did you think that in your Senior year you would see your classmates lead your football team to an undefeated season and a #1 ranking? Probably not. … [Read more...]

Drafted: How Notre Dame’s Class of 2013 Fared in the NFL Player Selection Meeting

The 2013 NFL Player Selection Meeting a/k/a "The Draft" took place from last Thursday, and The University of Notre Dame did well. Six players were drafted over the course of seven rounds, with TE Tyler Eifert going first as the 21st pick overall and S Zeke Motta going "last" as the 244th pick overall. This was a very good draft for Notre Dame, the most since 2007 when a total of seven Irish got the coveted call. Here's how it shook out: First Round: Tyler Eifert was a lock to go in the first … [Read more...]