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  • Charlie, Leadership and the Secret Sauce

    (The Rock Report ) –

    “Every victory is won before the game is played.” ~ Lou Holtz

    I was out having some drinks and ran into a player on the 1988 team who recounted the back story that led to the Irish’s inspirational thumping of Rodney Peete and the Trojans that year (pardon any lack … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Cheer, Cheer for Ole Notre Dame?

    (The Rock Report) – For the last two years Notre Dame has fielded some of the youngest teams in college football. In 2009-2010, Notre Dame will put one of the most experienced teams on the field in the college football… on the offensive line (where Notre Dame returns the 9th most starts in the country.)… Full Notre Dame News Story

    The Atkins Diet (of Headlines)

    Notre Dame picked up its first commitment for the hoops class of 2010 in the person of 6’1″ point guard Eric Atkins. This fulfills a critical need in the upcoming class — someone to take the reins from Ben Hansbrough when the junior-to-be graduates in 2011.

    The Columbia, MD, product chose the Irish after two … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Let Them Eat Steak

    Rock’s House Discussion on the Training Table

    (The Rock Report) – Would you put regular gas into a Formula One car and expect it to compete for a championship? The answer is… of course not. When Ruben Mendoza recently lobbied for a training table for Notre Dame athletes, he wasn’t just making excuses. In the … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Spring Signs

    Depth Chart – OffenseDepth Chart – DefenseDepth Chart – Spec. TeamsRoster – AlphabeticalRoster – NumericalRoster – Coaches

    (The Rock Report) – As I’ve detailed in this column in past years, you don’t learn very much in the Spring. The list of past MVPs and players who looked like they were going to have breakout years, … Full Notre Dame News Story