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  • No Time for Words: Weis On the 2009 Season

    (The Rock Report) – At least Charlie struck the right tone to start his most important season at Notre Dame. Irish fans, weary of empty promises, such as “we’re going to pound it” were instead treated to a short, mostly fact-based press conference to start 2009.

    In a theme Weis repeated again and again throughout … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Past Performance, Future Results

    (The Rock Report) – Of the many challenges confronting businesses, one of the hardest is how to accurately forecast the future to make business decisions now. So many variables have changed that our old reliable indicators aren’t much use right now. Many indicators, which traditionally have been forward looking indicators, are, because of the economic … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Forecasting a Strong Resurgence

    Phil Steel recently projected Notre Dame to finish 7th and tabbed the Irish as a dark horse for the National Championship. Steele notes that the Irish have 15 returning starters and lost 38 starts due to injury last year (15th most in nation) on young team he thought would finish higher last season. Whether Steele … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Clausen At the Head of the Class

    (The Rock Report) – So, I’ve read some “writers” and listened to some “look at me” talking heads opining about how Jimmy Clausen has been a disappointment so far. I can’t imagine what their benchmark is other than their own fantasies.

    At the same stage in his career, the NFL’s number one draft pick, Matthew … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Harangody Returns

    Mike Brey has been putting his Twitter account to good use, but probably no better use from a fan perspective than today, when he Tweeted:

    “Gody to return to the Irish!!”

    It seems that Luke Harangody has decided to complete his eligibility at Notre Dame, where he will spend the season in pursuit of some … Full Notre Dame News Story