Found June 08, 2012 on Blue Cougar Football:
Welcome to the Friday Mailbag where once a week I answer your questions and respond to your comments about Brigham Young Cougars football. As a quick reminder, there are three ways to submit a question: 1. Email: 2. Twitter: @BlueCougarFball and use #BCFmailbag 3. Leave a comment at the end of a BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL article. On to the mailbag.RE: Who will Replace Utah as BYU’s New Archrival? I’d love to see a rivalry develop with Notre Dame.I think we all would. It sounds nice on paper: two religious and independent schools who have the flexibility to play in November. However, the “you can’t force a rivalry” rule still applies, and developing a rivalry with Notre Dame presents some special challenges.Notre Dame has several rivals already: Michigan, Michigan State, Stanford, and USC, to say nothing of Purdue, Army, and Navy. The last thing on the mind of Notre Dame and its fan base is to find another rival. BYU is just another game on the schedule for No...

Notre Dame's Kelly has back surgery

Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly has undergone surgery for a herniated disk in his lower back. The school says he is resting comfortably after Thursday's surgery and should return home this weekend. He is expected to make a full recovery by the time the Irish open preseason camp Aug. 4. Kelly will be entering his third season at Notre Dame. The Irish finished 8-5 in each...

Notre Dame Impresses 4-star Cornerback

Hamilton High (Chandler, Ariz.) four-star cornerback Cole Luke made an official visit to Notre Dame's campus, and he left with a favorable impression.


It's been quite a while since we opened up the Recruiting Notebook here at Subway Domer. Things got a little crazy this spring, and Subway Domer decided to just lay back in the cut and let some of this stuff just play out. Can you blame me? After a disastrous signing day, and the Tee Shepard fiasco- I just wanted a break.I'm glad the Notre Dame coaching staff didn't feel...

Scout's Take: Irish Commit Isaac Rochell

Four-star defensive end Isaac Rochell was the latest prospect to join Notre Dame's 2013 class when he pledged late Wednesday night. So, what is Notre Dame getting? takes an in-depth look at the Eagles Landing Christian Academy (McDonough, Ga.) standout.

4-star DE picks the Irish

Notre Dame has landed their 14th commitment in the 2013 class and it comes from one of the top prospects out of the South.

Smith Highlights: R.A.S. Camp

Check out clips of new Notre Dame commit, Jaylon Smith, performing at the R.A.S. camp hours before his commitment.

Building Block

Notre Dame continues to build depth up front, adding top tier prospect Isaac Rochell to its 2013 recruiting haul.

First Offer for Scottsdale Linebacker

Sleeper LB Duncan Morfitt out of Notre Dame Prep in Arizona gets first offer

Analysis: Isaac Rochell

Notre Dame picked up a big commitment this week in Isaac Rocheell and Scout breaks him down right here.

Double Digit Offers

Three-star TE Grant Martinez from Scottsdale (Az.) Notre Dame Prep gets new Pac 12 offer

Thoughts for Thursday

O'Malley examines the heart of Notre Dame's schedule, unearths a few undervalued Irish, and locates high profile coaches, a few long since forgotten.

Onwualu Punches Ticket

After a solid performance at the recent Nike Football Training Camp, Notre Dame pledge James Onwualu punched his ticket for a trip to The Opening.

The Nine?

With the recent additions of 5-star OLB Jaylon Smith and 4-star DE Isaac Rochell, Notre Dame has 74 scholarships filled for the 2013 season. In this two-part series, updates its list of projected positions to fill out the class of '13, as well as an at-present review of the prospective 5th-year seniors who'll remain in South Bend for a final season.
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