Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse: Final Four weekend is upon us...
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by abrennan77
13h ago
Photo Credit: Fred Assaf Our Irish look to go back to back and defend our 2023 National Championship It’s here, Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and for those of us who are huge college lacrosse fans, it is the best time of year. Across these upcoming days in Philadelphia, PA the lacrosse community will get together, they will tailgate, they will get out their sticks, they will catch up with family and friends, they will watch high level lacrosse.....and they will eventually see a national champion crowned on Monday afternoon. : Philadelphia #GoIrish☘️ pic.twitter.com/HvYZA0y4 ..read more
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Notre Dame Golf: Lauren Beaudreau Wraps Up 2024 at NCAA Championships
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by Matt Boomer
1d ago
A tough finish to a brilliant run Your few-days-late coverage of Notre Dame Fighting Irish golf is here, bringing you the capper on the 2023-24 season on the women’s side. Graduate student Lauren Beaudreau represented the Irish at the NCAA D1 Women’s Golf Championship as an individual after her win at the East Lansing regional earlier this month, finishing 64th overall in stroke play at +8. While she didn’t bring home the crown Beaudreau did the Irish proud, as her postseason run represented one of the highest achievements for Notre Dame golf in years. View this post on Instagram A post sh ..read more
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If you plan on watching the College Football Playoff on TV... you’ll need to know this
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by Joshua Vowles
2d ago
Photo by Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Stuff is happening We have arrived at a new destination on the path of college football destiny, as 2024 marks the first year of a 12 team College Football Playoff. It’s an exciting time for fans as we will witness the full mechanics of something that has been discussed ad nauseam for over 30 years (at least). But... there will be something very different about what we imagined. You might be watching Notre Dame VS Air Force in the first round of the college football playoff on TNT. TNT Sports to Present College Football Playoff Games ..read more
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Looking back at Notre Dame’s gritty 1995 win over Army
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by Lisa Kelly
2d ago
October 14, 1995 - Notre Dame Cornerback Ivory Covington (14) made a game-saving tackle against Army in 1995. (Notre Dame Media Relations) | Notre Dame Media Relations Survival of the Toughest In the world of college football, few moments are as electrifying as an underdog’s near-victory against a favored giant. “Survival of the Toughest” by John C. Illia captures one such unforgettable clash between the Cadets of the United States Military Academy and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. With only one foot and 160 pounds standing between Army and one of the most stunning upsets in sports history, t ..read more
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Notre Dame Football Head Coach 3rd Season Progress Reports: Lou Holtz
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by JoBro13
2d ago
A look back at the data from Lou Holtz’s 3rd season as head coach of Notre Dame football. Gerry Faust helped to flatten the 3rd season report card curve for Notre Dame football head coaches after Dan Devine posted an A+ National Championship. But now Lou Holtz is next up on the docket. Spoiler: Curve busted. The 1988 season was Lou Holtz’s third year as head of the Irish football program. At this stage, he was 27% through this 11-season career in South Bend. Of the three coaches we’ve reviewed so far, Holtz had the strongest 3rd season (from a strictly quant perspective). The team tallied up ..read more
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Is Notre Dame a top 5 team in 2024?
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by Joshua Vowles
4d ago
Photo by Michael Miller/ISI Photos/Getty Images They might be Despite Notre Dame not making the almighty Brandon Marcello’s Top 30 in his post spring rankings, the Fighting Irish come in at #5 according to ESPN’s Mark Schlabach. The Fighting Irish have high hopes heading into coach Marcus Freeman’s third season, and understandably so after they landed quarterback transfer Riley Leonard (Duke) and brought back former offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock, the architect of LSU’s high-flying offense the past two seasons. Leonard missed most of the spring camp after undergoing a follow-up surgery o ..read more
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Tyler Buchner finding his role as Notre Dame heads to the Lacrosse Semifinals
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by Philip Gough
4d ago
Photo by Michael Miller/ISI Photos/Getty Images From 1 Final 4 to the Next When Tyler Buchner left Notre Dame for Alabama, I was of the mindset of, “I wish him the best”. He clearly had the respect of his teammates despite not living up to the hype as QB1 of the future. He was given the option to return to Notre Dame after entering the portal, but I never thought he would actually come back in. Alabama was a shocking decision, but ultimately paid off through NIL and helping Alabama in a scout team role to close out the year. I was curious where he would end up post Alabama, but absolutely did ..read more
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EARNED 5-STAR PODCAST: Hey! Let’s talk about Notre Dame football and stuff
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by Joshua Vowles
5d ago
Photo By: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images WE’RE BACK Joshua, Jude, and Brendan are back from a multi-week hiatus to talk about Notre Dame football (maybe mostly) and stuff. In this episode: HELLO! Check your rearview mirror at Meijer. Post COVID update. Is Notre Dame paying off photo services to bury bad pics? REVIEWS! Old clothes. Dealing with transfer quarterbacks and transfer kickers. Necklaces - candy, pooka, and otherwise. Hairstyles for the times. Understanding quarterback recruiting. We talked about some kicker remarks. USC’s spring game was really bad. Yes... we saw th ..read more
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Ohio DL Gordy Sulfsted commits to Notre Dame
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by Joshua Vowles
5d ago
SURPRISE! On Sunday, 3-Star defensive lineman Gordy Sulfsted gave his public commitment to the 2025 recruiting class for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. HOME pic.twitter.com/drCquWbLsh — Gordy Sulfsted (@GSulfsted) May 19, 2024 The 6’5” 235 pounder from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, committed to the Irish over a respectable offer list that included the Wisconsin Badgers, Duke Blue Devils, Miami Hurricanes, Iowa Hawkeyes, Washington Huskies, and more from around the country. From ISD’s Jamie Uyeyama: I really like this addition to the class for Notre Dame. Sulfsted has the fra ..read more
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Notre Dame Golf: Irish Advance to NCAA Championships
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by Matt Boomer
6d ago
Dancing on the links Your Notre Dame Fighting Irish have extended their golf season in 2024 and are headed to the NCAA Men’s Golf championship tournament, taking place at the Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA. Notre Dame’s ticket was punched as part of the 30-team field - breaking a drought of 58 years without an appearance - on Wednesday, after the conclusion of regional qualifying play in Austin. The Irish were on the razor’s edge of elimination heading into regional play, hovering around 30th in most national rankings, but a strong showing deep in the heart of Texas allowed the Irish to ..read more
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