1. Notre Dame Recruiting: Brian Kelly Lands Michael Floyd, Best WR In FBS

    When all is said and done with the 2010 recruiting class, some speculate that Notre dame will finish with a top ten class. One of coach Brian Kelly 's top recruits will not help boost the overall number of this class...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 4,343 reads 37 comments

  2. Notre Dame Football: Irish Land Nick Martin, Commit No. 20

    Nick Martin, younger brother of Notre Dame offensive tackle Zack Martin has switched his commitment from Kentucky to Notre Dame, this according to Rivals.com...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 7,781 reads 19 comments

  3. Notre Dame Recruiting: Aaron Lynch & the Top 8 Targets for National Signing Day

    With National Letter of Intent Day on the horizon, it's time to take a look at the recruits that remain on the radar, uncommitted, or who could be swayed to South Bend for one reason or another...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 12,676 reads 50 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football: Aaron Lynch Decommits from FSU

    Hours after punishing the West in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Arron Lynch who was a one-time verbal commitment to Notre Dame, decommitted from Florida State. For those who have not kept up to speed on the Lynch saga here is a recap...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 8,478 reads 62 comments

  5. Ishaq Williams Will Not Announce Today, Irish Fans Remain Hopeful

    Ishaq Williams the 6 foot 6 inch, 230 pound five-star defensive end out of Abraham Lincoln H.S in Brooklyn was tentatively scheduled to make his announcement today during the Army All-American game...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 1,669 reads 3 comments

  6. Brian Kelly's Recruiting Style Changes at Notre Dame

    When Brian Kelly took the helm in South Bend, he outlined his recruiting philosophies, and two things stood out immediately. One was his RKG theory. RKG: right kind of guy—simple and solid at the same time...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 6,432 reads 53 comments

  7. Notre Dame Football: Have the Irish Solved Their Defensive Woes?

    The Fighting Irish finish the season with the 53rd-ranked defense in the nation, two spots ahead of Auburn. Small consolation, Auburn is playing for a national championship, and the Irish aren't...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 6,127 reads 50 comments

  8. Sun Bowl 2010: Notre Dame Offense Could Give Us an Early Glimpse into 2011

    Chances are that the Notre Dame offense that we have witnessed this season is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of what the future might hold...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 1,449 reads 20 comments

  9. Florida International Football: What Bowl Win Means to the Program

    When the Florida International Golden Panthers arrived in Detroit late Thursday, they were mostly known for two things: Having had a 23 game losing streak between 2005-2007, and their much publicized brawl with the University of Miami in 2006...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 541 reads 4 comments

  10. Little Caesars Pizza Bowl 2010: T.Y. Hilton Named MVP in FIU Victory over Toledo

    Florida International University wide receiver T.Y. Hilton was named MVP of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, after turning in a phenomenal performance on Sunday night...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 482 reads 10 comments

  11. Brian Kelly's Bowl Practice Schedule Shows Balance Before Notre Dame's Bowl Game

    Following Notre Dame's victory over USC on Nov. 27, the bowl picture was still unclear with many scenarios being floated around. Without knowing who their next opponent would be, coach Kelly held practice on Saturday, Dec...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 1,663 reads 21 comments

  12. Notre Dame Football: Does Walk-On Kicker David Ruffer Deserve Scholarship?

    Sometimes it hurts to admit that you were wrong, other times you don't mind as much because things worked out for the best...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 3,188 reads 40 comments

  13. Notre Dame Recruiting: Pennsylvania Big 33 Star Kyle Wallace A Hidden Gem

    Back in 2008 when Charlie Weis was plotting the long-term future of the Fighting Irish, looking to fill the holes when offensive linemen like Sam Young and Eric Olson graduated, one name that kept coming up on the radar was Kyle Wallace...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 2,779 reads 27 comments

  14. Notre Dame Football: Will Urban Meyer's Exit Impact the 2011 Recruiting Class?

    With Urban Meyer making the surprise announcement that he will step down from the head coaching position of the Florida Gators following the January 1st Outback Bowl, Notre Dame fans had to wonder if this move will impact the 2011 recruiting class...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 5,601 reads 28 comments

  15. Urban Meyer Steps Down From Gator Helm: Who Will Replace Him?

    Urban Meyer will step down as head coach of the Florida Gators. Meyer and Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley will hold a press conference later this evening...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 484 reads 4 comments

  16. Notre Dame Football: How Will the Sun Bowl Affect Recruiting?

    There are some people that will dismiss Notre Dame versus Miami as an irrelevant bowl game. These, coincidentally, are the same people that find fault in anything involving South Bend...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 5,313 reads 18 comments

  17. Notre Dame vs. Miami: Why the Sun Bowl Sets the Tone for the 2011 Season

    When the Notre Dame Fighting Irish returned to the field versus Utah on November 13th, they were coming off of a much needed bye week after the brutal loss to Tulsa. What Irish fans witnessed the remainder of the season was a more mature team...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 2,805 reads 15 comments

  18. Notre Dame Senior Robert Hughes: Overlooked Power Back

    When Chicago native Robert Hughes chose the University of Notre Dame over instate front runner Illinois, it appeared the the stars were lined up perfectly for a productive career in South Bend...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 1,671 reads 17 comments

  19. Will Michael Floyd and Kyle Rudolph Stay at Notre Dame or Go to the NFL?

    Over the years, players have left school early to enter the NFL draft for various reasons—family stability, better draft positioning, and sometimes bad advice from those around them...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about over 3 years ago 5,552 reads 33 comments

  20. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Defense Is Coming Together Under Bob Diaco

    The 2009 Fighting Irish defense was deemed a failure by fans and experts alike, ranking 86th in total defense, 102nd in yards per play and 101st in yards per carry...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 1,146 reads 61 comments

  21. Justice Hayes, a Former Notre Dame Verbal, Commits to Michigan

    Onetime Notre Dame verbal commit Justice Hayes, who withdrew his commitment to the Irish on Sunday, committed to the University of Michigan on Monday...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 7,722 reads 51 comments

  22. Notre Dame Linebacker Manti Te'o Is Becoming the Face of the Irish

    Over the years, when someone mentioned the face of Notre Dame football, offensive players usually came to mind...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 2,354 reads 28 comments

  23. Notre Dame Releases Years Of Frustration While Shutting Down No. 14 Utah

    Making their first trip to South Bend, the #14 ranked Utah Utes packed heavy, bringing with them an estimated 11,000 fans...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 1,027 reads 26 comments

  24. Respect for the Individual Is Alive and Well on the Notre Dame Campus

    Lou Holtz once said, "I am often asked to explain the mystique at Notre Dame. I reply, 'If you were there no explanation is necessary. If you weren't, no explanation is satisfactory...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 1,244 reads 8 comments

  25. Giants Renteria Continues To Make Strides In Effort To Improve His Homeland

    World Champion San Francisco Giant's shortstop Edgar Renteria had a great World Series, with seven hits in 18 at bats with two home runs and six runs scored and a .412 batting average...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 437 reads 2 comments