1. The True Story Of Knute Rockne, College Football's Most Renowned Coach

    This piece is a dedication to one of the founding father's of college football, Knute Rockne. The University is dedicating a bronze statue to their legendary coach on Friday, October 2nd at Notre Dame Stadium...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 2,733 reads 35 comments

  2. Don't Fight the Feeling: Showing Some Love to Notre Dame's Most Overlooked Aspects

    Win as a team, lose as a team.. sort of. In Notre Dame's success to date, there always seems to be a few hidden gems each week. Everyone knows the likes of Jimmy Clausen, Kyle Rudolph, Golden Tate, and so on...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 667 reads 6 comments

  3. The Many Faults of the Heisman, College Football's Most "Prized" Hardware

    When you think about the Heisman trophy, what comes to mind first? Some fans have no problem with the tradition and fame of the trophy, while others would go to great lengths to fix an award going in the wrong direction...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 714 reads 142 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football: An Optimistic Look Back on the Weekend in West Lafayette

    Warning: In all aspects of life, I view things as if the glass were half full. Now that I have made that known, here is my vent session that needed to be made public...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 529 reads 37 comments

  5. Notre Dame, Charlie Weis Begin Their Month Of Judgement

    Every football team has a crucial stretch of games that defines a season. Every team also has a head coach during that time. Win, and that coach is praised as a human god by the fans, media and bandwagoners all over...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 352 reads 12 comments

  6. America, Meet James Richard Clausen: The Unspoken Heisman Candidate

    Leading his team to a defining victory on one foot and four straight games of over 300 yards passing, Jimmy Clausen even received a helmet sticker from Mark May on Saturday...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 1,133 reads 131 comments

  7. Irish Creature Vs. Spartan Creature: Who Will Plant the Flag in '09?

    After both teams coming off disheartening losses in which they were both favored, Bleacher Creatures Dan Scofield and Joe G. take a detailed look into Saturday's matchup between the Spartans and the Fighting Irish...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 376 reads 15 comments

  8. Notre Dame Staring Into the Eyes of Agonizng Defeat: No Ifs, Ands or Buts

    "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." Saturday, Sept. 12, was a poor start to a highly anticipated football season for me...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 1,975 reads 67 comments

  9. Notre Dame in Ann Arbor: The Keys to Another Successful Saturday

    In the midst of Hurricane Holtz, Brian Smith returned a fumble 35-yards—the sixth turnover of the Wolverine's '08 date in South Bend. That play sums up the four quarters last year in Notre Dame Stadium...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 890 reads 93 comments

  10. 40 Year Decision: Cameron Roberson Commits to Notre Dame

    Cameron Roberson's Irish roots go back many decades to when his grandfather left the university as one of the first African-American graduates...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 1,090 reads 3 comments

  11. Notre Dame Tames the Wolfpack: Likes and Dislikes

    After many months filled with anxiousness and nervousness, Notre Dame took the field against Colin Kaepernick and the Nevada Wolf Pack. And shut them out...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 197 reads 36 comments

  12. B/R Notre Dame Community Roundtable: '09 Season Predictions, Pt. 2

    Four regular contributors to the Notre Dame Bleacher Report community (Dan Scofield, Michael Collins, Marc Halsted, and Mike Muratore) take a look into Lou Holtz's magic ball and predict the fate of the '09 season in Pt...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 213 reads 11 comments

  13. B/R Notre Dame Community Roundtable: '09 Season Predictions, Pt. 1

    The greatest time of the year has made its return. For Irish fans, the only game better than a January bowl game is the season opener...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 356 reads 29 comments

  14. State Of The Irish: Notre Dame Defensive Backfield

    State of the Irish will be a nine-piece miniseries analyzing Notre Dame football from top to bottom, also predicting what's ahead for the team. Cornerbacks No. 2 Darrin Walls, Senior-RS (6'0", 190) Welcome back, Mr...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about almost 5 years ago 751 reads 19 comments

  15. Saturdays vs. Sundays: Why College Football Is Better than the NFL

    An autumn breeze blowing, barbecue smells lingering in the air, men filling up on alcoholic beverages, and football on Saturday is the recipe for eternal happiness...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 832 reads 179 comments

  16. State of the Irish: Notre Dame Linebackers

    State of the Irish will be a nine-piece miniseries analyzing Notre Dame football from top to bottom, also predicting what's ahead for the team. Starting Linebackers No...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 857 reads 2 comments

  17. State of the Irish: Notre Dame Defensive Line

    State of the Irish will be a nine-piece miniseries analyzing Notre Dame football from top to bottom, also predicting what's ahead for the team. Defensive End Starter: No...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 499 reads 16 comments

  18. Notre Dame Depth Chart: Battle for the Top

    The season of 2007 could have been viewed as "exciting" for one reason: the freshman class. As soon as that class stepped in the door, many of them were projected to find a spot in the starting rotation or to see significant playing time...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 1,312 reads 9 comments

  19. State of the Irish: Notre Dame Tight Ends

    State of the Irish will be a nine-piece miniseries, analyzing Notre Dame football from top to bottom while also predicting what's ahead for the team. Tight Ends No...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 549 reads 4 comments

  20. The 12 Reasons For Notre Dame's Perfection in 2009

    After winning their first bowl game since 1993, you would think the terms "Notre Dame" and "undefeated" most likely would not be used in the same sentence. Then why, you ask, am I choosing to do so? My answer is simple...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 1,969 reads 51 comments

  21. State of the Irish: Notre Dame Wide Receivers

    State of the Irish will be a nine-piece miniseries, analyzing Notre Dame football from top to bottom while also predicting what's ahead for the team. Starters No...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 1,019 reads 8 comments

  22. Say It Ain't So, Joe: Montana Says Irish Expectations Need to Be Lowered

    Apparently Notre Dame has a new role model. USC, you say? Try Stanford. According to former Notre Dame quarterback Joe Montana, Notre Dame should not be expected to be a consistent national title contender any longer...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 1,234 reads 31 comments

  23. The Top 5 Moments of the Post-Tyrone Willingham Era

    Rewind to the year 2004, when Tyrone Willingham walked the sidelines of Notre Dame Stadium. The Irish finished 6-5 that year and were intent with being average...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 731 reads 11 comments

  24. Under Rich Rodriguez, Michigan Reaches All-Time Low with Recent Team Defections

    After the hiring of former West Virginia head coach Rich Rodriguez, the past few years have been shaky for the Michigan program. Rodriguez has redefined the meaning of a "violation of team rules...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 2,248 reads 110 comments

  25. State Of The Irish: Notre Dame Offensive Line

    State of the Irish will be a nine-piece miniseries, analyzing Notre Dame football from top to bottom while also predicting what's ahead for the team. Left Tackle No...

    Dan Scofield Written by Dan Scofield about 5 years ago 602 reads 6 comments