NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stephon Tuitt Was Not Happy With Bob Diaco’s Departure For UConn, Criticized ND’s Program

Tonight, it was announced that Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco would be leaving the Fighting Irish to become the head coach at UConn. The move certainly made sense for him, but was a significant blow to Notre Dame, which had already lost offensive coordinator Chuck Martin just a few days before, as he left to become the head man at Miami (Ohio). Brian Kelly is going to...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Stephon Tuitt seeks input from draft advisory board

Notre Dame junior defensive end Stephon Tuitt will seek advice from the NFL Draft Advisory Board on his draft stock, coach Brian Kelly said Sunday during his Pinstripe Bowl news conference. Tuitt (6-foot-6, 312 pounds) had an uneven season. He had offseason surgery for a sports hernia, and Kelly has said Tuitt wasn't 100 percent when the season started. Tuitt led the Irish with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Louis Nix Is Giving Back To ND Students Via ‘The Chocolate Games’

This past Friday, Notre Dame fans got some sad, but not unexpected, news: star defensive tackle Louis Nix iss leaving school to pursue NFL dreams, and he has signed with an agent, officially ending his collegiate career. Nix, besides being a very productive defender in South Bend, has always been a fan favorite. His outgoing personality and social media prowess have brought him closer...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame had 'Rudy' the Miami Dolphins have Jordan Kovacs

    You want to play in the NFL? Plenty dream about getting the opportunity an opportunity that even the most gifted athletes let slip away. Then there are the grinders. The guys who aren't the biggest, strongest or fastest on the field. There work ethic has to be pin point perfect every time because their chances of being cut is magnified by no big salary or invested draft pick.
Via College2Pro.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly: Nix signs with agent, to enter NFL draft

Notre Dame nose guard Louis Nix III has signed with an agent and will forego his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL draft, where he is projected by many to be a first-round draft pick. Coach Brian Kelly also said at a news conference Sunday that defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt, a junior, has submitted paperwork to get an evaluation where he likely would be selected if he...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighting Irish officially in Pinstripe Bowl

Who wouldn't want to play at Yankee Stadium a few days after Christmas? Notre Dame officially accepted the invite to play in the fourth annual Pinstripe bowl against an undetermined opponent on Dec. 28th. “Quite simply, we are thrilled to bring our football program to the New Era Pinstripe Bowl,” said Irish head coach Brian Kelly in a statement, via CFT. “We were privileged...
Via 60 Max Power O
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DT Louis Nix III hires agents, headed for NFL Draft

Tweet Louis Nix III, an athletic junior defensive tackle for the Notre Dame, is reportedly hiring agents Todd France and Brian Ayrault, which would effectively end his eligibility to play college football. Nix III has missed the Irish’s last two games with a knee injury and was not expected to play in their bowl game in the coming weeks. He’s rated...
Via Los That Sports Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Louis Nix Posts Photo Of Notre Dame In Rearview Mirror, Reportedly Signs With Agent

Notre Dame students really have a thing for posting pictures of the golden dome of the administration building all over social media. It doesn’t matter what time of day it is, or what time of year, but you can always get a great shot of the iconic building that people will love. Perhaps the saddest dome photo that many students take is one of it in their rearview mirrors as they...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame band reenacts 'Dorais to Rockne' during halftime performance (Video)

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish marching band stepped up their game with an impressive performance during halftime of Saturday's game in South Bend by reenacting a forward pass from Gus Dorias to Knute Rockne.The performance was a tribute to a game played 100 years ago on November 1st, 1913, during which the Dorais-to-Rockne combination utilized the forward pass to upset Army....
Via Holdout Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruit says Notre Dame sent him 262 letters in same day

Another day, another example of ridiculous recruiting overkill.  5-star defensive tackle Matt Elam received 262 letters from Notre Dame in one single day, the same Matt Elam that received 182 letter earlier this year from the Kentucky Wildcats.  Notre Dame referred to it as his “pot of gold” and I’m guessing that this is a recruiting record for overkill.  His mailman must...
Via Diehardsport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ridiculously photogenic Notre Dame RB Cam McDaniel appears on TODAY show (video)

Cam McDaniel, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish running back who became a viral sensation after an image of him appearing ridiculously photogenic after losing his helmet on a carry during a game against USC, made an appearance on the “TODAY” show on Friday, much to the joy of the female hosts of the morning show […]The post Ridiculously photogenic Notre Dame RB Cam McDaniel appears...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB Cam McDaniel's 'pose' inspires 'Ridiculously Photogenic' meme (Photos)

Notre Dame Fighting Irish junior running back Cam McDaniel was the team's leading rusher with 92 yards in last Saturday's 14-10 win over USC. However, thanks to a photo featuring McDaniel "posing" during a run after his helmet was taken off, McDaniel has become the latest Internet sensation. Therefore, we would be remiss if we did not pass along some results...
Via Holdout Sports
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame offers scholarship to son of Snoop Dogg

Four-star receiver Cordell Broadus has a chance to play Notre Dame football. The son of Calvin Broadus, rapper Snoop Dogg, is a high school junior, and has a lot of time to make up his mind. (and I’m sure his money is on it, with his mind on his money) Cordell Broadus’ high school coach tweeted today that Brian Kelly and Notre Dame football have extended an offer. “Cordell...
Via The Sports Bank
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss
C'MON MAN

Notre Dame souvenir cup has spelling error

Notre Dame is widely considered one of the premier academic institutions in the United States and deservedly so. However, that doesn't mean they aren't suceptible to a spelling error every now and then.It appears as though there is a glaring spelling error on plastic souvenir cups being sold at Notre Dame's game against the Temple Owls on Saturday.Uh oh.The cups read...
Via Bush League Chronicle
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss
LIVIN' ON A PRAYER

Bon Jovi's son walking on at ND

Jon Bon Jovi's son plans to try walking on to Notre Dame's football team. The teenager thinks he would be most comfortable on defense.

Via Crystal Ball Run
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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