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Cardinals' Floyd receiving acclaim for breakout potential

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Based on evidence and expert testimony, the Cardinals seem equipped to treat their fans and NFL peers to an aerial uprising. But one thing they're not quite ready to pass is the go-to-guy torch . . . at least not officially. And that's especially true if you ask one of the guys responsible for inspiring these corresponding expectations. "There'...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
25 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports 1 Graphic on Notre Dame is Just a Little Off

After months of anticipation FOX Sports 1 finally made its debut over the weekend. For those that tire of the coverage that ESPN provides it is a breath of fresh air. ESPN has been able to go too long without serious competition and have gotten sloppy of late. FOX Sports 1 will not only give fans an alternative, but hopefully give ESPN a kick in the pants too. However, as luck...
Via FatManWriting
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

10 College Football Players to Watch in 2013

1. Davaris Daniels. WR. Notre Dame, Redshirt Sophomore Davaris Daniels came into his redshirt freshman season trying to help the Fighting Irish fill the void left by All-American and First Round Pick Michael Floyd. Before breaking his collarbone against Boston College, which led to him missing the last 2 regular seasons games, Daniels stepped into [...] [[ This is a content summary...
Via Next Level Sports Network
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

7 worst incidents of Brian Kelly’s Notre Dame tenure

During his first two years in South Bend, Brian Kelly coached Notre Dame to a 16-10 record, and one bowl win. In his third season, the Irish went undefeated in the regular season only to get throttled by the Alabama Crimson Tide in the national title game. During Kelly’s tenure, the most prestigious program in college football has seen a lot of negative attention; off-the-field...
Via The Sports Bank
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Notre Dame RB Allen Pinkett Suggests The Irish Need A Little More Fight In Them

Notre Dame has always preferred its alums to keep their wallets open and their mouths closed, and Wednesday was just another reason why. Allen Pinkett, who graduated in 1986 as the school’s all-time leading rusher, suggested on a radio show in Chicago that the Fighting Irish need more hoodlums to be successful. “I’ve always felt like, to have a successful team, you...
Via Bloguin Best
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Notre Dame RB Allen Pickett Suggests The Irish Need A Little More Fight In Them

Notre Dame has always preferred its alums to keep their wallets open and their mouths closed, and Wednesday was just another reason why. Allen Pinkett, who graduated in 1986 as the school’s all-time leading rusher, suggested on a radio show in Chicago that the Fighting Irish need more hoodlums to be successful. “I’ve always felt like, to have a successful team...
Via Crystal Ball Run
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

#32 Notre Dame Fighting Irish: College Football 77 in 77

There certainly was no shortage of storylines in South Bend this offseason. Start with the quarterback controversy, and the fact that last year’s starter, Tommy Rees, is trying to get back in good graces after getting busted for underage intoxication and resisting arrest. His sister even has an alcohol offense on her recent rap sheet. Also getting busted at the same time as Rees...
Via The Sports Bank
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

6 worst incidents of Brian Kelly’s Notre Dame tenure

During his two years in South Bend, Brian Kelly has coached Notre Dame to a 16-10 record, and one bowl win. He’s been decent, but far from remarkable, especially by Notre Dame standards. The only extra attention he’s brought upon the most prestigious program in college football has been negative attention; mostly off-the-field variety. In just two years at the helm, there have...
Via The Sports Bank
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame wide receiver cited for underage drinking

Michael Floyd had three underage drinking offenses during his college football career at Notre Dame. He’s gone to the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL now, but a player expected to take his place on the field, his following his example off it. DaVaris Daniels, a sophomore-to-be receiver, was cited for consumption of alcohol by a minor on May 13, according to police records in his...
Via The Sports Bank
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Tommy Rees get the Michael Floyd treatment from Brian Kelly?

Tommy Rees put himself in a bad situation with Notre Dame and Brian Kelly, but will he get another chance? There is an old saying that suggests nothing good ever happens after midnight. Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees and linebacker Carlo Calabrese can probably vague for that. Early this morning the two junior Fighting Irish players were arrested by South Bend police...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Tommy Rees get the Michael Floyd treatment from Brian Kelly?

Tommy Rees put himself in a bad situation with Notre Dame and Brian Kelly, but will he get another chance? There is an old saying that suggests nothing good ever happens after midnight. Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees and linebacker Carlo Calabrese can probably vague for that. Early this morning the two junior Fighting Irish players were arrested by South Bend police for...
Via Bloguin Best
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Two more Notre Dame players selected on NFL Draft’s final day

With Michael Floyd and Harrison Smith going in the first round on Thursday night, Notre Dame was well represented at the beginning of the NFL Draft. They were well represented at the back end too. Former Notre Dame cornerback Robert Blanton was selected with the 139th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. Blanton was taken with the fourth selection of the...
Via The Sports Bank
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals' new WR says arrest made him better man

Thirteen months ago, Michael Floyd thought he'd blown it, that he'd ruined his dream of going to the NFL. At 3:18 a.m. on March 20, 2011, the white Cadillac Floyd was driving ran a stop sign a block from the main entrance to the Notre Dame campus. Police who arrested him say he had a 0.19 blood alcohol level. The legal limit in Indiana is 0.07. From that day forward, Floyd...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack: Final Thoughts On The NFL Draft

One last rant on the NFL Draft and a special 12 pack for you to enjoy as you saddle up for a great night of sports. Stay with us throughout the night, as I will be live blogging throughout the entire first round and updating the post after each pick. After the Jets make their selection, myself and Chris Gross will provide instant analysis. Tomorrow we will provide further analysis...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Draftwatch for the Bills: Michael Floyd

With Thursday’s draft fast approaching, it’s time for the fourth and final installment of this year’s Draftwatch series. Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked about some of the most popular players being mocked to Buffalo in the media, blogosphere, and fan discussions. In addition to Dre Kirkpatrick, Luke Kuechly, and Riley Reiff, the biggest and most common player projection...
Via Buffalo Wins
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Mock Draft Profile: Jacksonville Jaguars

Today we are continuing our team-by-team Mock Draft Profile for the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, starting with the team that currently holds the no.7 pick in Thursday’s first round, the Jacksonville Jaguars: Team Needs: WR, CB, DE, S, OT: Last season the Jaguars drafted Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert with the tenth overall pick, believing that they had finally...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame has blue chip NFL safety prospect in Harrison Smith

In Harrison Smith, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have a second star of the 2012 NFL Draft Scouting Combine. Earlier in the week, everyone was talking about receiver Michael Floyd, and about how his showing in Indianapolis has him now projected in the top ten-fifteen overall picks. And now the Irish have a second prospect who looks to be blue-chip this April. It’s rare for safeties...
Via The Sports Bank
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Scouting Combine: Wide Receiver Review

Brought to you by: Cincy Jungle When wide receivers run at the NFL Scouting Combine, everybody watches. Every year there are surprises and disappointments. A receiver that can run fast quickly rise up boards while the slower receivers get scrutinized even more. Then comes, what I think is the best drill at the combine, the gauntlet. This drill shows what receivers can use their...
Via 60 Max Power O
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Floyd faces the music at Combine

Michael Floyd had 100 catches, 1,147 yards and 9 TDs last season at Notre Dame, but he didn't field too many questions about it. He spent most of his session with the media answering questions about his DUI arrest last March, in which he allegedly had a blood-alcohol level of 0.19 percent, more than double Indiana's legal limit. He plead guilty in June and was sentenced...
Via 60 Max Power O
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

SOTT: Draft Profile Michael Floyd

  The next few weeks here on State of the Texans we will be doing some draft profiles of some particular players who could possibly fit into the Texans plans. We are not going to try to piece together scouting reports, but we enlist help of bloggers who actually cover the respective player and their school. Once again we get the help of a fellow blogger, Eric Murtaugh, who covers...
Via State of the Texans
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football Has Some Serious Issues

The Fighting Irish lost five of thirteen games on their schedule this season. This is unacceptable for the most prominent college football program in the country. The team has floundered ever since the Lou Holtz tenure ended. There are some glaring obstacles to success that must be addressed before moving forward. Brian Kelly’s demeanor: The players are continuously walking on...
Via The Sports Bank
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss
LUCK OF THE IRISH

Video: Floyd's amazing juggling catch v. FSU

Notre Dame Wide Receiver Michael Floyd caught the best Touchdown of the bowl season against the Florida State Seminoles. Count how many times it was bobbled. This is absolutely amazing. This was so close to being a drop.
Via Throw The Flag
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Florida State Bro Hammered, Little Sleepy At Champs Bowl

This Florida State Seminole fan did not have a real good time at the Champs Sports Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The only explanation for why this mediocre team is pounding the Seminoles is divine intervention since Notre Dame is a well known Catholic school. Touchdown Jesus may have made sure Michael Floyd was actually sober for this game. Not even ESPN sideline...
Via Busted Coverage
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Champs Sports Bowl

Champs Sports Bowl—December 29, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.—Orlando, Florida Florida State Seminoles (8-4) vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (8-4) Line: Florida State -3.0 Over/Under 46.0 CLONEROACH PREDICTION: Florida State has an excellent defense that will absolutely stop the run. No team has ran for more than 140 yards on the Seminoles this year. Notre Dame has only been held to less...
Via Losers Bracket
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Seminoles Duke It Out With Irish in Champs Sports Bowl

Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - Two storied programs will compete in the Champs Sports Bowl on Thursday, December 29, as the Florida State Seminoles take on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. Florida State is led by Jimbo Fisher, now in his second season as head coach. The Seminoles are set to appear in their nation-leading 30th consecutive bowl game and carry a record of 8-4 into...
Via Football Nation
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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