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  • Recruiting Surprises and Disappointments

    Manti Te’o’s commitment to Notre Dame added some last minute lipstick to what was otherwise a very disappointing class for the Irish. In the boom-bust cycle that afflicts Irish recruiting by position, Notre Dame busted at the Defensive End, Quarterback and Defensive Back positions.

    As we’ve seen from past history, these misses often come back … Full Notre Dame News Story

    A Strong Start to 2010

    Notre Dame pulled off its biggest defensive coup in years when it signed the nation’s number one linebacker, Manti Teo, and hours later received a commitment from another five star player, 2010 defensive end recruit, Chris Martin, who became Notre Dame’s third commitment in what is expected to be a top 3 class in 2010.… Full Notre Dame News Story

    Goodbye George

    NDN regulars may remember the name George Porter-Young. Last April, an article in the Observer talked about his battle with bone cancer and the fact that he hadn’t been home to England in 42 years.

    A number of posters on the site participated in a funding drive to allow George one final visit with his … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Changing of the Irish Guard (2009 Edition)

    (The Rock Report) – Yeah, there’s that big to do in DC, but when the music stops and all of the assistant coaching changes are finally finished, Notre Dame’s football leadership will also look dramatically different in 2009 and include at least one and possibly two blockbuster names from Notre Dame lore, NFL pro-bowlers Bryant … Full Notre Dame News Story