NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH NEWS

Photo: Notre Dame Has Sent A Ton Of Recruiting Letters To USC Commit Daelin Hayes

When a high school football player verbally commits to play his collegiate ball at a certain school, that doesn’t just mean that all of the others that were in pursuit of his services suddenly are just going to back off. Take for example USC commit Daelin Hayes, a four-star linebacker recruit who announced back in July that he’d be playing for the Trojans in 2016. Monday, Hayes...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 4 College Football Rankings 2014

(Logos are posted for teams that are new to the rankings for the year.) Rank/team/previous 1 Auburn 1 2 Oklahoma 3 3 Florida St. 4 4 Oregon 2 5 Alabama 5 6 TX A&M 6 7 BYU 10 8 Ole Miss 9 9 S Carolina 11 10 Miss. St. – 11 Penn St. 12 12 Notre Dame 8 13 LSU 7 14 E. Carolina 15 15 Georgia 13 16 UCLA 17 17 Ga. Tech – 18 Rutgers – 19 Arkansas – 20 Okie St. 25 21 Washington...
Via In The Neutral Zone
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 2 College Football Rankings 2014

Rank/team/previous 1 Auburn 1 2 Oregon 3 3 Oklahoma 4 4 Florida St. 2 5 Georgia 5 6 Alabama 6 7 LSU 9 8 TX A&M 10 9 Va. Tech – 10 Notre Dame – 11 BYU – 12 Ole Miss 15 13 Clemson 13 14 USC 8 15 Louisville 20 16 Mich. St. 11 17 Stanford 14 18 S Carolina 16 19 Ohio St. 7 20 Arizona St. 17 21 Baylor 21 22 Florida 22 23 Duke 23 24 Penn St. 25 25 N. Illinois 24 Out of rankings...
Via In The Neutral Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Bye Week 3 Game Review

So far in 2014, the Fighting Irish have played a variety of teams that have yet to test the Irish and offer some form of glimpse or idea as to exactly how good they might be.Michigan was supposed to be a loss and early on, the toughest of the first 3 games in 2014. A blowout victory didn't prove much considering a week later the Boilermakers gave the Irish a greater test-if only...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 3 TV Ratings: Notre Dame Less of a Draw in Primetime

NBC earned its lowest primetime Notre Dame rating in three years last weekend. The Purdue/Notre Dame college football game drew a 1.9 final rating and 3.1 million viewers on NBC last Saturday night, down 27% in ratings and 20% in viewership from Oklahoma/Notre Dame in the afternoon last year (2.6, 3.9M) and down 14% and [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
3 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 3 TV Ratings: ABC Tripleheader Bookended By Declines

Final television ratings were fairly unimpressive of ABC’s college football tripleheader last weekend. The Tennessee/Oklahoma Saturday Night Football game drew a 2.2 final rating and 3.8 million viewers on ABC, down 27% in ratings and 22% in viewership from Notre Dame/Purdue last year (3.0, 4.8M) and down 21% and 24%, respectively, from Notre Dame/Michigan State [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football tickets rank 3rd in the TiqIQ Top 25

Notre Dame solidifies the third place spot again on the TiqIQ Top 25 after experiencing no change in secondary market average price at Notre Dame Stadium over the last week. The season average for Notre Dame football tickets at home remains at $216 following a win against Purdue on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium. Notre Dame will have a bye this week before heading East for their next...
Via Subway Domer
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting future ESPN College Gameday Locations

With NC State being a potential location for ESPN's College GameDay I've decided to take a look at the weekly match-ups to see how likely it is that ESPN will end up in Raleigh. This lead me down a rabbit-hole so I'm going to take some guesses at where ESPN will end up the rest of the year. Since the folks here at SCACCHoops.com are uber stat nerds, I've uncovered...
Via SCACC Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Could ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ Broadcast From NYC’s Time Square For Notre Dame-Syracuse?

ESPN’s “CollegeGameday” typically doesn’t announce the location of where they’ll be broadcasting from until the week of that game. So, we likely won’t learn the destination of the Sept. 27 show until next week.  One report, though, is hinting at the idea that “GameDay” could broadcast live from New York City’s Time Square that Saturday, as Syracuse hosts Notre...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse to Face Notre Dame in Prime Time, Sept. 27

Photo courtesy Gamedayr.com The Orange received some unexpected news Monday, when the Atlantic Coast Conference announced that Syracuse will host Notre Dame at 8 p.m. on ABC,next Saturday, at MetLife Stadium. Syracuse has played a handful of Friday night games over the past few seasons and even a few 3:30 p.m. Saturday kickoffs against marquee opponents. However, the 8 p.m. time...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Everett Golson Is RISING For The Heisman

It took only three good games to get Golson’s name on the tip of every tongue for the Heisman Trophy. If only Beano Cook was still alive! Seriously, there is a lot of football to go, but Everett Golson is making EVLIEVERS out of a lot of folks. The lead up is simple… continue to play well and win all the way up to the Florida State game. Notre Dame beats Florida State while Golson...
Via Subway Domer
6 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 3 Overnights: Despite Decline, Notre Dame Holds Own in Primetime

Though down from last year, Saturday’s primetime game between Notre Dame and Purdue held its own with competition on the other networks. The Purdue/Notre Dame college football game drew a 2.1 overnight rating on NBC Saturday night, down 25% from Oklahoma/Notre Dame in the afternoon last year (2.8) and down 13% from Miami/Notre Dame in [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
7 days ago  |  Discuss

VICTORY: Notre Dame 30, Purdue 14

Notre Dame escaped the sixth edition of the Shamrock Series against Purdue with a 30-14 victory. It’s a good thing Everett Golson is a magician. The Fighting Irish were riding high after that historic and gratifying 31-0 shutout over Michigan, and perhaps they used up a little more mojo than any Irish fan wanted to believe. So, it really comes as no shock that the Irish struggled...
Via Subway Domer
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Irish QB Coach key to Everrett Golson’s improvement

Yes, I know it’s only been three games against average to below average competition, but Irish quarterback Everett Golson looks like the best signal caller in the nation so far during the 2014 season. For a guy who sat out all of 2013, Golson has been unbelievably sharp in games against the overmatched Owls of Rice, the always underachieving team from up north and the god awful...
Via The Sports Bank
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky Resurfaces, Hoodie Kissing Linda & Notre Dame 2012 National Title Hats!

  Cleveland politicians & tailgating: A report from BC CLE’s Zach Freshwater from yesterday’s tailgating scene: “Cop just walked thru telling everyone no...
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue vs. No. 11 Notre Dame: 5 Things to Know

2014 Notre Dame Football just got punched between the eye's.Time to respond, wake up and play to your level.Here's what we know about college football: unless your playing a non-fbs team-nothing is for sure.And as Michigan knows, even that is not gaurenteed.Against Purdue, the unexpected happened.Purdue entered Peyton's old stomping grounds looking to pull off the upset...
Via Football Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilers Lose Script, Aren’t Crushed By Irish

After the first two weeks, it’d be understandable if Purdue lifted its collective head from the wreck that is the Big Tenteen West only long enough to have it stepped on by Everett Golson and the rest of the Irish steamroller, fresh off its new “relationship” with the ACC and a great start to the season. Fortunately, that didn’t happen. While the Boilers didn’t stay within...
Via Boiled Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football sets new game livestream record

The final Michigan vs Notre Dame football game was an ugly one. It was very lopsided and quite boring. However, it was still the most-streamed Notre Dame Football game of all time. NBC Sports Live Extra’s stream of the final meeting of the iconic (although not really all that meaningful) rivalry between Michigan and Notre Dame football delivered the most-streamed Notre Dame game...
Via The Sports Bank
9 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 2 TV Ratings: Michigan/Notre Dame Rivalry Ends on Low Note

Considering the lopsided nature of the game, it should be no surprise that Michigan/Notre Dame hit a multi-year low last weekend. Last Saturday’s Michigan/Notre Dame college football game drew a 2.7 final rating and 4.6 million viewers on NBC, down 16% in ratings and 3% in viewership from Michigan State/Notre Dame in week four of [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Could this be the ugliest game ever?

  Last season, Purdue went 1-11 but played hard against Notre Dame, their biggest non-conference rival. Notre Dame, despite a rough appearance against a bad opponent, went 9-4 on the season. Notre Dame has a good QB in Everett Golson back under center, they have already manhandled a rival (Michigan) in a high profile game, and they won’t take Purdue lightly this season. For Purdue...
Via The Rhino and Compass
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: 4-Star SG Commits To Notre Dame, Has An Awesome Pair Of Fighting Irish-Themed Sneakers

Rex Pflueger, a four-star guard from Mater Dei (Calif.), verbally committed to Notre Dame Thursday evening.  The 6-foot-5 guard ranked No. 113 in the 247Sports Composite rankings for the Class of 2015 took an official visit to South Bend, Ind. last weekend and was visited this week in California by coach Mike Brey.  Pflueger announced his commitment on Twitter. He did so holding...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers at Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Purdue Boilermakers and Notre Dame Fighting Irish meet each other at  neutral site. No. 11 Notre Dame (2-0) is coming off a crushing win over Michigan and will be looking to make a statement against Purdue. (1-1) Coverage of the game between Notre Dame and Purdue will air on NBC beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. The...
Via Tireball.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame lands basketball recruit Pflueger

Notre Dame landed a verbal commitment from Rex Pflueger, a 6-foot-4 guard from Santa Ana, Calif. Pflueger is a four-star prospect, according to rivals.com.
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue vs. Notre Dame – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Prediction

IG/1irishchocolate In-state rivals will both leave their campuses on Saturday night, as Purdue takes on Notre Dame at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Boilermakers opened the season with back-to-back home games against MAC opponents. They survived 43-34 against Western Michigan. Last week was a different story, as they lost by three touchdowns to Central Michigan. Notre Dame...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Everett Golson is Well On His Way to Heisman Discussion and NFL Interest

Back in 2012, his redshirt freshman season and first year as a college starter, Everett Golson was mostly a game manager and occasional running threat in the Brian Kelly offense. He had just three multi-touchdown games through the air (all coming in the last month of his season), and finished the regular season with 11 passing touchdowns, a marginally productive season on a team...
Via Optimum Scouting
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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