1. Charlie Weis Fired from Notre Dame, Jack Swarbrick Begins Coach Search

    The past five years in South Bend have been bumpy, to say the least. The first two years of the roller coaster ride led Charlie Weis and his team to two BCS bowls on the arm of Brady Quinn...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 806 reads 4 comments

  2. Jimmy Clausen, Charlie Weis, and Other Notre Dame Rumors and Rumblings

    With each passing hour, new rumors are born all over the online Notre Dame football fan community. Even the leprechaun has been rumored to have been shown the door after failing to motivate ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 1,797 reads 3 comments

  3. Why Wait? Notre Dame, Jack Swarbrick Need to Fire Charlie Weis Now

    With each passing week, rumors and speculations grow on who will take over as the newest head football coach for the most watched, scrutinized, hated, and loved team in the country...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 1,814 reads 44 comments

  4. Golden Tate vs. Jordan Shipley: Why Notre Dame Has the Better Receiver

    Walking into the door as a scrawny freshman out of Hendersonville, Tenn, Golden Tate knew one route. Finishing with a 3-9 record that year, Tate gave Irish fans a glimpse of his potential, mostly ...

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  5. Who's Next at Notre Dame?: Making Cases for Brian Kelly and Urban Meyer

    Charlie Weis addressed the media yesterday, cancelling his traditional Sunday press conference after a ship-sinking loss against Pittsburgh...

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  6. The Morning After Irish Insight: Notre Dame vs. Pittsburgh

    There's not much to say this week other than words consisting of disappointment, anger, and even sadness after yet another late comeback attempt on the road, only to crush the hearts of Notre Dame nation...

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  7. Irish Roundtable: Who Should Replace Charlie Weis at Notre Dame?

    Has the time come for a change at Notre Dame? Can Jack Swarbrick afford to go against the opinion of the Irish faithful and keep Charlie Weis at the helm of the nation's most scrutinized and ...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 2,218 reads 45 comments

  8. With Or Without Charlie Weis, Can Notre Dame Salvage Its Season?

    Another Saturday of Notre Dame football resulted in another four hours of my new weekend traditions—frustration, hair-pulling, and vulgarities coming from every corner of my living room...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 1,117 reads 26 comments

  9. Goodbye, Charlie Weis: Football Coach Replacement Wanted at Notre Dame

    Charlie Weis was one pain-staking loss to an inferior team away from losing the support of the Notre Dame community and fan base...

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  10. Notre Dame's All-Time Greatest Head Coaches

    A majority of the college football nation is familiar with the national championships, the Hall-of-Fame players, the Gipper and the Four Horsemen, the Leprechaun, and of course, Mr. Touchdown Jesus himself...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 3,672 reads 11 comments

  11. Move Over, Golden!: Michael Floyd's Return Will Have Major Impact for Irish

    Notre Dame's best receiver has been sitting on the sidelines the past five weeks in the form of a sophomore sensation derived from the depths of Minnesota...

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  12. The Morning After Irish Insight: Notre Dame vs. Washington State

    After plenty of last minute wins, the Irish finally got what Charlie Weis has wanted since their season-opener against Nevada—a blowout win. The Irish traveled south to San Antonio in order to beat the Cougars 40-14...

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  13. Iowa State's Post-Game Celebration Reminds Us Why We Love This Game

    "When work, commitment, and pleasure all become one and you reach that deep well where passion lives, nothing is impossible...

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  14. Notre Dame's Glass Half Full with Plenty To Play For, Including BCS Bid

    Similar to this year's version of the Fighting Irish, Charlie Weis found his '08 team sitting at 5-2 heading into November, his fourth season as the head coach of the nation's most hated, yet loved, college football program...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 1,192 reads 34 comments

  15. The Morning After Irish Insight: Notre Dame vs. Boston College

    Another week of vulgarity, pulling hair, and sighs from my living room. It has been too long since the Irish have been able to put together a complete game and take a kneel with a comfortable lead...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 936 reads 18 comments

  16. Notre Dame Fills Its 2010 Slate With Pigskin Powerhouses Western Michigan, Tulsa

    Notre Dame's 2010 schedule was finalized today when Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick agreed to add Western Michigan as one of the seven home games for the Irish next season. Western Michigan—you read it correctly...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about over 4 years ago 778 reads 33 comments

  17. The Sky is the Limit: College Football's Newest Recruiting Tool

    You are the big man on campus. The once-in-a-lifetime, blue-chip recruit who walks around school as if Zeus himself was walking through high school hallways. It's Friday and that means one thing in your mind—game time...

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  18. Notre Dame Football Midseason Report Card: Jimmy Clausen's Offense Earns Passing Grade

    A season of ups and downs with last second wins, last seconds losses, and plenty of opinions is half way over. Sitting right outside of the Top 25 with a 4-2 record, the Irish have a lot left to prove in the second half of the season...

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  19. A Response and Solution to College Football's Mysterious Ranking Systems

    As I do every Sunday around 2:00 p.m., I logged onto ESPN, clicked the "Rankings " link, and found myself looking at yet another miserably put together group of rankings of the Top 25 football teams in the nation...

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  20. An Immediate, Emotional Post-Game Reaction From a Drained Notre Dame Fan

    *Warning: I understand that this might not be a great idea at the time. However, it needs to be done. If you are a Trojan or opposing fan, please do not comment as this is an emotional ...

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  21. What Can an Irish Victory This Weekend Do For Charlie Weis?

    The Trojans of Southern California march into South Bend on Saturday to take on Charlie Weis and his Fighting Irish. However, this USC week has much more on the line than any before...

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  22. Notre Dame VS. USC: How Can Charlie Weis Get His Signature Win?

    Every team in college football has their "measuring stick" game. The game which decides if the season is a success of a fluke or if the team is BCS bowl bound or Motor City bowl bound...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 1,218 reads 36 comments

  23. Notre Dame Basketball Season Preview: Mike Brey, Luke Harangody Seek Redemption

    Head Coach: Mike Brey Previous Season: 21-16; lost to Penn St. in NIT semifinals Departures: G Kyle McAlarney, F Luke Zeller, G/F Zach Hillesland, G Ryan Ayers Additions: G Joey Brooks, F ...

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  24. Is Notre Dame's Jimmy Clausen Fighting with the Decision to Leave for the NFL?

    It seems like it was only yesterday when Jimmy Clausen was running for his own life behind the protection, or lack thereof, from his '07 offensive line. Fast forward to Week Six of the 2009 season, Clausen's junior year...

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  25. The Morning After Irish Insight: Notre Dame Vs. Washington

    For the second half of the season, I have made it a goal of mine to be able to publish my insight on the previous days' Irish performance every week, focusing on likes and dislikes...

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