1. Notre Dame Football: Oscar McBride Remains a Champion in the Community

    If we are lucky, there will be a couple of times in our lives that we will have the opportunity to have a life-changing conversation...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 3 years ago 1,280 reads 7 comments

  2. College Football Recruiting: SB Washington's Gehrig Dieter Raises the Bar

    There is a saying used by wise business people: numbers never lie. The same theory holds true on the gridiron...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 1,293 reads 3 comments

  3. Notre Dame Football Fans Giving Back to the Community: The New ND Nation

    Strange things happen when Notre Dame fans from across the country put their heads together for a common cause. They surpass their goals then they set the standards higher...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 3,533 reads 2 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football: 6 Reasons Why Notre Dame Will Beat Michigan in 2011

    The cards are stacked against the University of Michigan in 2011, between coaching changes and unrest at the quarterback position...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 6,385 reads 22 comments

  5. Notre Dame Football: Eight Teams We Would Like To See on Future Schedules

    The topic comes up every football season, a team from outside the spectrum of what is considered powerhouses rises to the top of the polls...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 7,408 reads 41 comments

  6. Michael Floyd Has the Potential to Grow from Suspension at Notre Dame

    Last week Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced in a statement that senior receiver Michael Floyd would be permitted to participate in voluntary workouts...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 1,916 reads 13 comments

  7. Notre Dame Football: News and Notes

    Some programs have a lull in the action during the month of June, not so in Irish Nation. The wheels keep on churning in South Bend and around the nation with news affecting Notre Dame football in one way or another...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 6,568 reads 2 comments

  8. Notre Dame Football: How We'd Program the New ND Network

    With a Notre Dame digital network looming on the horizon, we should take this opportunity to look at some of the programing that would be necessary to fill 24 hours a day seven days a week...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 8,227 reads 14 comments

  9. Notre Dame AD Swarbrick: ND Will Launch Its Own Network

    In a radio interview with radio station WSBT AM 960 out of South Bend, via the Chicago Tribune , Notre Dame Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick stated that the University would in fact have it's own digital network in the future...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 1,749 reads 7 comments

  10. Notre Dame Football: Digging Deeper into the Running Back Situation

    Last year my esteemed colleague Eric Murtaugh wrote an article stressing the importance of Notre Dame running backs achieving the 2,000-yard mark...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 4,540 reads 18 comments

  11. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: David Perkins Stays Close to Home

    South Bend Washington's David Perkins chose to keep the same zip code earlier this morning. Perkins, a 6'2", 210-pound running back and linebacker who is listed as a 4-star athlete ...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 11,712 reads 22 comments

  12. Notre Dame Football: The State of the Running Back Address

    You could look at the success of the Fighting Irish in 2010 and link it directly to the success of their running backs. The Irish were a perfect 7-0 when they out-rushed their opponent...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 6,271 reads 29 comments

  13. Notre Dame Football: 10 Unforgettable Moments of the 2010 Season

    The 2010 season was filled with many memorable moments, some good and some bad. One thing is certain, all of them will remain with Irish fans for a long time. A couple of these moments even classify as "where were you when" moments...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 3,506 reads 61 comments

  14. Notre Dame Football: Deontay Greenberry Is Strictly Business

    In late March nearly 500 athletes converged on Las Vegas for the Badger Seven on Seven Tournament. Out of those hundreds of talented young men, one man walked away with all the chips...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 3 years ago 6,862 reads 29 comments

  15. Notre Dame Football: 5 Prime Time Games Will Pay Long-Term Dividends

    With five prime time games already scheduled for the 2011 season and the possibility of two more, the Irish could, in reality, play a total of seven night games this coming season...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 3,988 reads 12 comments

  16. Notre Dame Football: Behind the Scenes with Head Equipment Man Ryan Grooms

    It is a Saturday afternoon in mid-September, chips of gold paint are falling through the air like shiny snowflakes. Facemasks are bending upon punishing impact...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 3,374 reads 24 comments

  17. Notre Dame Football: Coordinator Charley Molnar Is More Than Just Offense

    Notre Dame offensive coordinator Charley Molnar brings much more to the table than a high-powered offensive mind, he is also a high-powered recruiter and the backbone of a strong family that includes eight children...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 3,742 reads 5 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: Look for Consistency at Tight End Position

    Losing the top tight end in college football is never easy, but in a way the hamstring injury that hampered and eventually ended Kyle Rudolph's 2010 campaign could actually prove beneficial in 2011...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 4,604 reads 23 comments

  19. Notre Dame Football: 9 Things to Look for in 2011

    Year two of Brian Kelly's quest for a national championship for Notre Dame football will be underway in a few short months. All teams undergo changes from year to year, with player personnel changes, good or poor recruiting cycles and coaching changes...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 7,810 reads 21 comments

  20. Notre Dame Football: Remembering the Champions of 1966

    For the past couple of months we have been focusing on the future of Notre Dame football. Now it's time to reflect on the past and remember some of the Champions of days gone by...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 2,494 reads 5 comments

  21. Notre Dame Football: Aaron Lynch's Maturity Makes Early Enrollment Work

    Opinions vary when discussing early enrollment, but the benefits that a student-athlete gains from the process cannot be questioned...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 7,634 reads 35 comments

  22. Notre Dame Football: Justin Ferguson Becomes Sixth Commitment

    Justin Ferguson, a 6'2", 205-pound wide receiver out of Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, Florida became verbal commit number six for the Fighting Irish as reported by The Miami Herald, Sunday night...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 3,978 reads 13 comments

  23. Notre Dame Football: Nick Baratti Feels Right at Home in South Bend

    The 2011 Blue and Gold game wasn't Nick Baratti's first trip to South Bend but it was his most memorable so far...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 5,956 reads 3 comments

  24. Ronald 'NITRO' Darby Prepares for Takeoff

    Ronald "Speedy Lightning" Darby is the fastest prep football player in the nation, and is also the No. 1-rated 5-star cornerback in the country. Darby, who comes to Notre Dame out of Potomac HS in Oxon, Maryland, was clocked at 4...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 7,647 reads 18 comments

  25. Notre Dame Football: Darius Fleming in Position to Shape Young Linebackers

    Notre Dame outside linebacker Darius Fleming knows all about making an early impact. As a freshman in 2008, Fleming got the starting nod in three games for the Fighting Irish...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 2,471 reads 16 comments