Notre Dame linebacker Schmidt goes from walk-on to captain

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) The words ''former walk-on'' are no longer the first ones used to describe Notre Dame middle linebacker Joe Schmidt. Try words like cerebral or galvanizer. Certainly leader would apply. The 6-foot, 235-pound graduate student is the face, brains and mouthpiece for the Fighting Irish defense. ''Boy, what a representative for our program in the community, in the...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame unveils trick shot video for UMass week

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have been continuing their weekly trick shot videos and there is one man in the locker room who is beginning to really step up and steal the show. For the third time in four weeks, it is linebacker Joe Schmidt who brings home the crown. If you thought the previous weeks have featured some incredible shots, wait until you see what the Irish have in store...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame’s trick shot challenge continues

Every week, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish let loose in the locker room by partaking in their “Trick Shot Monday” challenge. This season, we have seen two different winners in two weeks —  back-up quarterback DeShone Kizer who won the competition in Week 1 and Week 2 winner, linebacker Joe Schmidt. As the team prepared for Week 3’s matchup with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, the...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame LB Joe Schmidt looking forward to Texas game

Notre Dame Fighting Irish senior linebacker Joe Schmidt is very excited about the team’s season opener against the Texas Longhorns on September 5, going so far as to say it will be the best day of his life. Given how long he has been with the team, one is surely wondering just why the Texas game is so important to him. Well, the long and short of it is this. Schmidt loves playing...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Schmidt the key for the Notre Dame 'D'?

He rose from preferred walk-on, to starter, to star. And now Joe Schmidt just might be the key for the Notre Dame defense heading into the 2015 season, if he can fully recover from a season-ending ankle injury. A tad undersized, the 6-0, 235-pound middle linebacker was lightly recruited coming out of Mater Dei High School in California in 2011. However, Schmidt produced big time...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Releases Its First Trick Shot Monday Video Before Rice Game

Joe Schmidt and a bunch of his Notre Dame bros released the season’s first Trick Shot Monday video. [Hot Clicks] The post Notre Dame Releases Its First Trick Shot Monday Video Before Rice Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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