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  • Nordy and Knute (Rockne)

    (Notre Dame Football News | by Scott Engler) – I recently ran into a Domer who told me the story of “Nordy”.  Far before Rudy, Frank Hoffman was part of Irish lore from the Rockne days.  A member of the Hall of Fame and All-American, Nordy had never played football… until one day, walking across … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Does Notre Dame Football Have Championship Talent?

    by Scott Engler

    (Notre Dame Football News) – The short story, as you’l

    l see below, is that from a pure  “recruited talent”* objective perspective ND has the raw material to be in the thick of the BCS race this year. Everyone has questions at this point, but ND’s are comparatively few and where there … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Patience and Measuring Success

    For the third time in the past decade, a new football head coach will lead the Fighting Irish into battle. While the players and coaches have changed, the lofty expectations and glowing reports from “insiders” remain a constant. I’m reminded that Tyrone Willingham and Charlie Weis created an instant buzz with promising first seasons, but … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Sights, Sounds and Thoughts From Day One

    (Notre Dame Football News) – I don’t think anyone’s under the illusion that you can learn an awful lot from a snippet of the first fall practice, but with NDNation hungry for information and insight, I’ve gathered some sights and sounds from different media sources.  The main themes are “tempo” and “constant coaching.”

    Some players … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Coach Brian Kelly Press Conference Transcript

    (Notre Dame Football News) – COACH KELLY: Good afternoon. I can tell you for the first time probably in my 20 years of being a head football coach at this time, I generally am asked, Are you ready to go? I’ll respond by saying, you know, I could use a couple more days.

    That’s not … Full Notre Dame News Story