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  • Kelly, Big-chunk Runs and The Marshall Plan

    (The Rock Report | Notre Dame Football News) – There has been a heavy pre-season focus on the running game at Notre Dame in 2011, but to Kelly the run has always been his ultimate focus. In an article written for peers in coacheschoice.com, Kelly said his scheme, even with a passing emphasis, is … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Results from the 2011 NDN Probability Poll

    (Notre Dame Football News | The Rock Report) – For the 5th year the NDNation Probability Poll is in… and while 7,000 fans can be and usually are wrong, this year early analysis shows that fans actually have the same expectations as some of the hardened veterans at NDNation. Last year the optimistic boundary called … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Coach Kelly Fall Camp Preview Transcript

    COACH KELLY: Thanks for being here today. We get an opportunity to talk about our football team, which we haven’t been able to do that since we finished up with a bowl victory against Miami. It would be for me an opportunity to give you kind of an update on where we are. Certainly if … Full Notre Dame News Story

    R.I.P. Andre Jones

    Andre Jones, a member of the 1988 Notre Dame national championship team and father of sophomore wide receiver T.J. Jones, died today at the age of 42 after suffering a brain aneurysm.  Jones was a crucial member of that title team at outside linebacker, and delivered the opening tackle in the 31-30 victory over the … Full Notre Dame News Story

    An Offense in Transition?

    (The Rock Report | Notre Dame Football News) – In November of 2010, Lou Holtz and Brian Kelly had a heart to heart.  Notre Dame had just come off back to back losses to Navy and Tulsa, the team was playing in the shadow of the Declan Sullivan tragedy and some were already calling for … Full Notre Dame News Story