1. Meet Notre Dame's Bob Diaco, College Football's Next Big Coaching Name

    It's safe to say that if there was no Bob Diaco, there would be a lot less excitement at Notre Dame as of late...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 4 years ago 6,077 reads 35 comments

  2. Notre Dame Recruiting: Five-Star Stephon Tuitt Re-Commits To Brian Kelly, Irish

    In what may have been the most confusing few days in a single recruitment, five-star defensive end Stephon Tuitt has given his pledge back to Brian Kelly and the Fighting Irish according to Irish Sports Daily...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 4 years ago 253 reads 108 comments

  3. Notre Dame Football: Top 10 Recruiting Commitments for 2011

    No matter how you spin it, Brian Kelly has pulled a great recruiting class into South Bend this season. The top goal from the get-go was to haul in a monster defensive class along ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 4 years ago 21,151 reads 18 comments

  4. Adding More Gold To the Pot: What Recent Recruiting Success Means for Notre Dame

    Brian Kelly isn't too shabby of a recruiter after all. On top of the solid class already assembled, equipped with essential defenders and play-makers on the offensive side of the ball, Notre Dame has been a hot commodity among recruits as of late...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 4 years ago 3,576 reads 33 comments

  5. Notre Dame Football: The 2011 Irish Quarterback Dilemma

    To start off year one in South Bend, Brian Kelly was presented with quite a dilemma: zero quarterbacks on the depth chart with starting experience. In fact, the dilemma was even worse than that...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 11,027 reads 56 comments

  6. Champs Sports Bowl 2010: 10 Key Points About NC State Vs. West Virginia

    It's not the matchup that we've all been waiting for, but the Champs Sports Bowl will provide an entertaining matchup between NC State and West Virginia on December 28th...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 1,558 reads 5 comments

  7. Urban Meyer Resigns: No, He Isn't Coming for Brian Kelly's Job at Notre Dame

    Urban Meyer has stepped down at the University of Florida. For real this time. One of the winningest coaches of the past five years, Meyer, 46, cited focusing on things away ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 2,880 reads 34 comments

  8. Notre Dame vs Miami in Sun Bowl: Good or Bad News for the Irish?

    Going back three weeks for Brian Kelly's Notre Dame team, and the bowl picture was still a hazy one. Coming off an ugly loss to a mid-major program in Tulsa, the Irish were hoping for a berth in any game possible...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 2,869 reads 18 comments

  9. Notre Dame Recruiting: Brian Kelly Going Shopping for the Holidays

    It's that time of the year again and Brian Kelly is ready to start the madness. Phones are ringing, visits are being made, and verbals are being given out as if in a soup kitchen, ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 8,106 reads 36 comments

  10. Notre Dame, Brian Kelly Beat USC, Spark the Real Fall of Troy

    The scene was something that Irish fans had been used to for the past eight years: rain, boo’s, and defeat. Just this time, that scene was taking place in the Coliseum of Notre Dame’s elite rival, USC...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 4,380 reads 7 comments

  11. Notre Dame, Brian Kelly Learning The Winning Ways; Hope Brought To South Bend

    It may not seem like much to outsiders, but Notre Dame has completely dominated their previous two opponents...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 1,822 reads 20 comments

  12. College Football: 10 Breakout Teams of the 2010 Season and Why

    Just like many of our mothers used to tell us, every day is a new day to make an impact on someone. All over the country, teams drool out of the mouth in order to show what they are ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 1,914 reads 2 comments

  13. Notre Dame Football: Changes Start With a New Defensive Coordinator

    Just nine games into his young, Irish career, Bob Diaco is already feeling the heat. And just like his predecessors, including the likes of Jon Tenuta, Corwin Brown and Rick Minter, Diaco's head is being called for...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 6,721 reads 59 comments

  14. Notre Dame QB Dayne Crist Out for the Year

    Almost to the exact day on which he tore his right ACL, Dayne Crist has suffered a season-ending patella tendon injury to his left knee...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 460 reads 22 comments

  15. College Football 2010: How a 16-Team BCS Playoff Would Play Out

    Although fans have been calling for it and television ratings are drooling over the idea, a playoff still has not been implemented into the world of college football—just yet...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 4,516 reads 35 comments

  16. Notre Dame Student Declan Sullivan Dies Filming Practice, Questions Arise

    The scene at Notre Dame football practice on Wednesday wasn't what you would expect to see when the players took the field in preparation for the Tulsa game this weekend...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 4,801 reads 6 comments

  17. Notre Dame Football: What Impact Will Loss To Navy Have on the Irish?

    Remember the days of the 43-game winning streak the Irish once held over Navy? The days of complete dominance, overpowering and out-matching a service academy known more for their ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 1,161 reads 16 comments

  18. Heisman Outlook: Can Patrick Peterson Win College Football's Top Award?

    Patrick Peterson is the best defensive player in the country. Carrying one of the nation's best defenses on his back, Peterson has been rarely contested this season after showing what he can do for the first two years in an LSU uniform...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 1,535 reads 12 comments

  19. Notre Dame Football: Has Michael Floyd Become Biletnikoff Front-Runner?

    Michael Floyd had some adjusting to do to Brian Kelly 's offense. After a slow start for the first six games, in which he surpassed the 100-yard receiving mark only once, Floyd ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 2,750 reads 19 comments

  20. Barry Sanders Jr. Making a Name For Himself, Cuts List of Schools to Four

    Barry Sanders Jr. is one of the most mature high school juniors you will ever meet. Speaking with a low, joy-filled tone and a constant smile on his face, Sanders has everything that a college football coach would want in a person...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 17,173 reads 15 comments

  21. Notre Dame, Brian Kelly Proving Doubters Wrong on Recruiting Trail

    2010 has been somewhat of a disappointing campaign thus far for Brian Kelly and his Irish. But, as they always say, there is no negative without a positive—at least on the recruiting trail...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 5,864 reads 25 comments

  22. College Football: Power Ranking The 10 Best BCS National Championship Games

    No game will be more anticipated than that game on the night of Jan. 10. At 8:30 PM, the two best teams in the country will buck heads, fighting for the ultimate crown of college football's best team and the ring that is ever so desired...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 2,186 reads 34 comments

  23. Notre Dame Gets Victory Over Boston College: An Ugly Win Is Still a Win

    They say a win is a win, no matter what the product looked like on the field. For Notre Dame, that product didn't look worthy of a 31-13 victory over Boston College on Saturday ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 1,733 reads 17 comments

  24. Ten College Quarterbacks You'd Want Leading Your Team With The Game On The Line

    Everyone knows the big names of college football. Terrelle Pryor and Ryan Mallett are big-name quarterbacks thanks to their big arms, frames, and ceilings. In fact, some might go as far as saying they are the best quarterbacks in the country...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 4,275 reads 28 comments

  25. Notre Dame Woes: What's Wrong With the Irish and Brian Kelly?

    The same blank face that was Charlie Weis' signature emotion in his last days in South Bend has slowly made a comeback on the face of Brian Kelly...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 4 years ago 4,754 reads 35 comments