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Head coach of five-star running back Sony Michel of Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage, Mike Rumph, explains why Michel recently scheduled a return visit to Notre Dame this weekend before he announces his final decision later this month.

Hicks replaces Hammond on NBC's Notre Dame games

NBC says Dan Hicks is replacing Tom Hammond as the lead play-by-play announcer on the network's Notre Dame broadcasts this season. Hicks' first assignment comes Saturday, when NBC Sports Network airs Notre Dame's spring football game. Hammond has been the lead Notre Dame announcer for NBC since 1992. NBC says Hammond will continue to be the network's lead announcer...

Dan Hicks will be new voice of Notre Dame football

The news was first reported in Richard Deitsch's SI media column and later confirmed by NBC.  Dan HIcks is in as Notre Dame play by play man.  Tom Hammond is out after calling Fighting Irish games since 1992.  Hicks is NBC's lead golf announcer and has also drawn acclaim for his calls of Olympic swimming during the summer games.  In the past couple years, he's drawn...

Video: Notre Dame Leprechaun Tryouts Feature Funny Mock Interviews, Jokes On Manti Te’o

Photo by @angdicarlowndu Leprechauns are known for getting into mischief, so of course Notre Dame’s official tryouts for the next school mascot would be a great deal of fun. Candidates vying for the position have to complete several tasks: giving a mock pep rally speech in front a crowd, fake interviews with difficult reporters, and there’s even a pushup competition to test the...

Dan Hicks to Take Over Call of Notre Dame Football for NBC

NBC Sports announced yesterday that beginning this season Dan Hicks will replace Tom Hammond on the play-by-play call of Notre Dame football.  Hicks will be paird with analyst Mike Mayock and reporter Alex Flanagan. Hicks will continue to work as the host of NBC’s golf coverage, and will return for NBC’s Olympic telecast of the

2013 NFL Draft: Top 5 Fits For Tyler Eifert

Out of all the core positions in the upcoming NFL Draft, it could be argued only one has a consensus top-ranked prospect: tight end.  Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert has distinguished himself, through both game film and offseason workouts, as being head and shoulders above the rest of the tight end class.But divining a landing spot in the NFL for the 6'6", 250-pound Eifert...

The Top 12 Most Consistently Overrated College Football Programs Of The BCA Era, Statistically

Notre Dame has to be one, right? Flickr/Glenn~ In college football, unlike most other sports across the nation, the weekly rankings matter a great deal. There is no NCAA Tournament (though thankfully we are moving to a four-team playoff soon) that allows the players to decide it all on the field, meaning a margin of one or two spots in a poll can be the deciding factor as to whether...

Bunting "loved it" at Notre Dame

Tight end Ian Bunting of Hinsdale (Ill.) Central visited Notre Dame for the second time this weekend, and he explains why Notre Dame would be a good fit for him and when he's eyeing a final decision.

Malone set to see Notre Dame

Wide receiver Josh Malone of Gallatin (Tenn.) Station Camp is visiting Notre Dame this weekend for the spring game, and his head coach explains where Malone is at with recruitment and what type of player earned MVP Honors and an invitation to The Opening last weekend at the NFTC in Memphis.

Hicks New Voice of Notre Dame on NBC; Hammond Staying at Network

As had been speculated for several months, there will be a new voice behind the mic for NBC’s Notre Dame coverage next season. Dan Hicks will replace Tom Hammond as the voice of Notre Dame [...]

Help Me Name My Book!

I need your help! Have you heard? I’m publishing my first book on Notre Dame football in August! It is a journey through the lives of 25 Notre Dame football players, from their time at Notre Dame, through professional football playing days and beyond. The common thread of all these stories you ask? The Notre The post Help Me Name My Book! appeared first on No Coast Bias.

OL Coach Key In Mustipher Choosing Irish

Our Lady of Good Counsel (Olney, Md.) Scout 300 offensive guard Sam Mustipher said Notre Dame offensive line coach Harry Hiestand was a key part of his decision to commit to Notre Dame.

Bunting Taking Visits

Hinsdale Central (Ill.) tight end Ian Bunting talks about his latest visits to Notre Dame and Oregon -- and what's up next for him.
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