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  • Thank You, Bryce Drew

    One might argue that there have been coaches who fit Notre Dame as well as Mike Brey has, but it would be hard to make a case that anyone has been a better fit. He embraces what Notre Dame is, quirky as that might be at times; and he wastes zero energy telling his bosses … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Myopic Arrogance and Brian Kelly

    It’s hard not like some of the off-season moves by Brian Kelly, but hell, any moves look good next to a 4-8 debacle and three years of terrible defense.

    What’s apparent from all sources is that Longo and Booker have been a problem for years.  Brian Van Gorder, from the FSU game on, has been … Full Notre Dame News Story

    It’s Not 1988 Anymore

    Over the weekend, Moff provided a summary of his feelings on the current state of ND football.  We thought it too good not to share with the wider audience.

    It’s gotten so much harder since we stopped playing the No.1 toughest schedules, with as many as 7 top 25 opponents in a given regular season. … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Wonder, Think & Know — Eyewear Fashion Edition

    By now, we’ve all figured out Mike Royko never said, “Some things you wonder, some things you think, and some things you just know.”  He did, however, say, “Show me somebody who is always smiling, always cheerful, always optimistic, and I will show you somebody who hasn’t the faintest idea what the heck is really … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Cause for Optimism

    legends-classic-trophyMike Brey really likes his team. I’ve had that impression since he first addressed the media at the beginning of fall practice. He believes the 2016-17 Fighting Irish are better than pundits have predicted.

    As I have noted in past seasons. the story of a team’s season unfolds via Bruce Tuckman’s team development model. Tuckman, … Full Notre Dame News Story