(The Rock Report) – Charlie Weis and Tyrone Willingham both had strong first years at Notre Dame; as it turns out both were mirages that masked mismanagement underneath. Sustainable success involves a long-term commitment to doing all of the small things right on a consistent basis, which is why Kelly’s mantra “you can’t start winning … Full Notre Dame News Story
The alleged book on us here at NDN is we’ll find any opportunity to be negative, even during the best football season you could imagine. If the actual content both here and on the boards the last couple weeks hasn’t dispelled that notion by now, I trust the presence of actual sociopathic ND haters can … Full Notre Dame News Story
The SEC is universally recognized as the top-flight conference in college football. Seven of its teams are ranked in the top 20 in the latest BCS poll, their games occupy the majority of the prime-time television slots every weekend, and the winner of their title game is being given a de-facto slot in the national … Full Notre Dame News Story
As the late great Mike Royko once said, some things you wonder, some things you think, and some things you just know:
To paraphrase Sally Brown, if anyone had told me I’d be praising a Bob Diaco-led defense in the wake of the Navy veer, I’d have said they were crazy.
Speaking of defenses, the … Full Notre Dame News Story
Notre Dame answered the challenge in resounding fashion after Oklahoma tied the game with nine minutes remaining, and the Irish pulled away for an impressive 30-13 victory over the Sooners. A long pass from Everett Golson to freshman Chris Brown set up Golson’s go-ahead touchdown, and a diving interception by Manti Te’o ended Oklahoma’s last … Full Notre Dame News Story