CIERRE WOOD NEWS

Source: Patriots Sign Former Texans Running Back Cierre Wood

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots added a running back on Tuesday. New England signed rookie Cierre Wood, according to a source. He was spotted at practice wearing No. 35. It is unknown whether he signed to the practice squad or 53-man roster. Wood was released by the Texans two weeks ago after allegedly being caught smoking marijuana on a road trip in the team’s hotel. Wood worked...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans cut former Notre Dame RB Cierre Wood due to marijuana use

Cierre Wood, the featured back on last year’s Notre Dame team was cut from the Houston Texans. The Houston Chronicle that Wood was one of three Texans rookies (linebacker Willis Jefferson and defensive end Sam Montgomery) were the others dismissed from team due to an incident at the team hotel in Kansas City. In an unrelated story, another former Fighting Irish offensive star,...
Via The Sports Bank
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Win over Oklahoma key to Irish BCS hopes

Almost a year ago, the buzz surrounding the undefeated Fighting Irish was just starting to build after the historic institution had begun the season with understandably tempered expectations. Despite their 11 consensus national titles and reputation as a storied football factory, 
Via Sports-Glory
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Sign Four Undrafted Running Backs Including Cierre Wood

With Justin Forsett signing with the Jaguars this off-season, that left the Texans in search of a new #3 RB. Presumably, Ben Tate will be the backup to fantasy stud, Arian Foster, but Ben Tate has had numerous injuries the past few years and the Texans know this. Last season, Forsett played very well to the tune of a 6.0 YPC on 63 rushes and I’m sure Houston wanted him back but...
Via FF Locker Room
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

The Sweet 16: College football's top newcomers in 2013

All smiles right now for imposing Ole Miss freshman Robert Nkemdiche. (Photo: USA Today Sports) It's Sweet 16 week on the college hardwood, and CBR is embracing March Madness with our own version. Yesterday, CBR's Aaron Torres offered up the 16 games that he's most excited to see in 2013. Today, we're moving on to the 16 top newcomers around the country...
Via Bloguin Best
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The Sweet 16: College football's top newcomers in 2013

All smiles right now for imposing Ole Miss freshman Robert Nkemdiche. (Photo: USA Today Sports) It's Sweet 16 week on the college hardwood, and CBR is embracing March Madness with our own version. Yesterday, CBR's Aaron Torres offered up the 16 games that he's most excited to see in 2013. Today, we're moving on to the 16 top newcomers around the country...
Via Crystal Ball Run
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Subway Domer's Recruiting Notebook: An Important Month

We open the recruiting notebook as we race towards the proverbial finish line that is National Signing Day. Nothing is more vital to the success and health of a program than the recruitment of new talent. This doesn't just mean signing as many 4 and 5 star prospects as possible, although it certainly does help quite a bit. No, it's signing the best talent available that fits...
Via Subway Domer
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Irish RB Cierre Wood entering draft

Notre Dame running back Cierre Wood announced Monday he is entering the NFL Draft, deciding against returning for a final year of eligibility. The 6-foot, 215-pound senior, who did not play as a freshman, was second on the team this past season with 742 yards rushing on 114 carries, including 2 yards on four carries in a 42-14 loss to Alabama in the BCS title game. He sat out the...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Irish RB Cierre Wood entering draft

Notre Dame running back Cierre Wood announced Monday he is entering the NFL Draft, deciding against returning for a final year of eligibility.
Via FOXSports.com
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB Cierre Wood entering NFL Draft

Notre Dame running back Cierre Wood announced today he will forgo his final season of athletic eligibility and enter the 2013 NFL Draft. Wood leaves Notre Dame as the seventh-leading rusher in school history, having gained 2,447 yards on 450 career carries. No running back in Notre Dame history with as many career rushes as Wood has a better yards-per-rush average as his 5.4 yards...
Via The Sports Bank
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB Wood leaving for NFL

Notre Dame running back Cierre Wood won't be back for his final year of eligibility with the Fighting Irish. The 6-0, 215-pound senior from Oxnard, Calif., announced Monday he will enter the NFL draft, calling it a family decision. Wood was second on the team in 2012 in rushing with 742 yards on 114 carries, including rushing for 2 yards on four carries in a 42-14 loss to Alabama...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Riddick, Wood interchanging for Notre Dame

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer Notre Dame tailbacks Theo Riddick and Cierre Wood showed how interchangeable they are in the final two games of the regular season for the Fighting Irish. Game 11 against Wake Forest, Wood ran for 150 yards, while Riddick had 20. Game 12 against USC, it was Riddick running for 146 yards, and Wood for 20. And so has...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s potential 2014 1st round draft picks

In this upcoming draft two Golden-Domers should go in the first round LB Manti Te’o and TE Tyler Eifert. Then there’s the question of Notre Dame RB Cierre Wood, who is drawing NFL interest, but not sure whether he’ll stay in school or leaving early. He says he’s leaning towards bolting. As for 2014, there’s two guys who might likely be in the NFL first round, and they...
Via The Sports Bank
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Nix, Martin to return to Notre Dame

Notre Dame nose guard Louis Nix III and offensive tackle Zack Martin will return to school next year and skip the NFL draft. Coach Brian Kelly started a news conference Monday by announcing that two of his top players would be back. Kelly also says running back Cierre Wood will wait until he receives an evaluation of his draft stock from an NFL advisory committee before deciding...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Nix, Martin to return to Notre Dame next season

Notre Dame nose guard Louis Nix III and offensive tackle Zack Martin will return to school next year and skip the NFL draft. Coach Brian Kelly started a news conference Monday by announcing that two of his top players would be back. Kelly also says running back Cierre Wood will wait until he receives an evaluation of his draft stock from an NFL advisory committee before deciding...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

College football bowl preview: Will the luck of the Irish be the curse of the SEC?

Alabama vs. Notre Dame BCS Championship must see hype video posted. The final college football matchup for the 2012-13 season, BCS No. 1 Notre Dame vs BCS No.2 Alabama, definitely brings back an old school feel to college football. Most experts are picking Alabama to win, but many are predicting it will be a closer game than the opening line spread. Both teams in the 2013 BCS National...
Via College Football Universe
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame defeats USC to finish undefeated, headed to BCS championship game

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will finish the regular season undefeated. Notre Dame will finish the year 12-0 headed for a national championship meeting against a yet unknown SEC opponent. Notre Dame was a 5.5 point favorite on Saturday night. They won by x. On the first drive of the game Notre Dame took a 3-0 lead on a 27 yard field goal by Kyle Brindza. Their second possession...
Via Tireball.com
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Personnel Notebook

Our mid-week update looks at Cierre Wood's late-season surge, the stunning statistical prowess of Robert Woods and Marqise Lee, and Notre Dame's next man in at defensive end next fall.
Via notredame.scout.com
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football waxes Wake, now #1 in BCS

 What a wild, wild week for Notre Dame football, and for the BCS overall. Irish fans, starving for a potential National Championship game berth, knew that not only did the Irish have to take care of business against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons Saturday, but also needed some help from Kansas State or Oregon. Unexpectedly, they got help from both. But first things first: The Wake...
Via isportsweb.com
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

The Wake Forest Hangover

This weeks Hangover after Notre Dame's 38-0 victory over Wake Forest, and the rise to Number One in the BCS rankings after a perfect Saturday night- it's a little sweet. So sweet, in fact, that the hangover will be very brief. I think we all just want to move on and focus on burning Troy right down to the ******* ground. Am I right? Right. So lets wrap this up......
Via Subway Domer
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Eye in the Sky: Offense

Part One of our weekly film review examines the season's best opening drive in South Bend, Cierre Wood's dominant afternoon with a nonetheless luke-warm post-game reception, as well as a breakdown of Notre Dame's game-changing "chunk plays" of 20 yards or more.
Via notredame.scout.com
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame rolls past Wake Forest

Everett Golson threw touchdown passes of 50, 34 and 2 yards, Cierre Wood scored on a 68-yard run and third-ranked Notre Dame beat Wake Forest 38-0 Saturday to finish the season undefeated at home for the first time since 1998 and keep alive its national championship hopes. The Fighting Irish improved to 11-0 for the first time since 1989 and need to beat Southern California to finish...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Wake Forest blown out as Irish stay perfect

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Everett Golson threw touchdown passes of 50, 34 and 2 yards, Cierre Wood scored on a 68-yard run and third-ranked Notre Dame beat Wake Forest 38-0 Saturday to finish the season undefeated at home for the first time since 1998 and keep its national championship hopes alive. The Fighting Irish improved to 11-0 for the first time since 1989 and need to beat Southern...
Via Fox Sports South
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Wake Forest blown out as Irish stay perfect

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Everett Golson threw touchdown passes of 50, 34 and 2 yards, Cierre Wood scored on a 68-yard run and third-ranked Notre Dame beat Wake Forest 38-0 Saturday to finish the season undefeated at home for the first time since 1998 and keep its national championship hopes alive. The Fighting Irish improved to 11-0 for the first time since 1989 and need to beat Southern...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame – Wake Forest Preview

Notre Dame’s Cierre Wood (20) slips past Wake Forest’s Mike Olson during last year’s game at Wake Forest’s BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, NC on Saturday, November 5, 2011. [Photo: ROBERT FRANKLIN] This Saturday No. 3 Notre Dame (10-0) celebrates Senior Day by hosting Wake Forest (5-5) in South Bend. While the line is Notre Dame by The post Notre Dame – Wake Forest Preview...
Via No Coast Bias
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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