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How to Defend the Navy OptionPremium Football


It happens every year, and every year it brings about concern and heartache among the Notre Dame faithful.  I’m sure it brings about similar feelings among some of the coaching staff as well. We are talking about having to defend the triple option.  Even when Notre Dame was beating Navy on a regular basis, and fans knew Notre Dame was ... Read More »

Post Practice: Navy


Notre Dame continues to work hard preparing for every opponent and Navy is no exception. Post practice Everett Golson, Joe Schmidt, Max Redfield, Matthais Farley, and Matt Hegarty shared their thoughts on the game. Golson discussed the need to playing efficiently against Navy, while others spoke about defending the option, being more vocal on the field, starting at center, and ... Read More »

Hiestand Drops In On Myers


Harry Hiestand knew he wouldn’t be able to speak with Josh Myers when he stopped by Miamisburg High School in Ohio during Notre Dame’s bye last week, but the Irish offensive line coach still made the trip. “It was more talking to my coach,” the 2017 Ohio offensive lineman said of Hiestand’s visit. “I didn’t really get to talk to ... Read More »

Navy Presents a Unique Challenge for Notre DamePremium Football


NOTRE DAME, Ind. – For 43 years, Notre Dame fans were able to chalk up Navy week as a win.  That is the period of time between 1964 to 2006 that Notre Dame set the all-time winning streak against a single opponent. Then came 2007, Notre Dame’s disastrous 3-9 season under then head coach Charlie Weis.  It took three overtimes, ... Read More »

Kelly’s Message On Cut Blocks: Don’t Cry, Go Play


NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Every year the comments and questions are the same.  Navy cut blocks, Notre Dame’s players are at greater risk, cut blocks should not be allowed, stop playing Navy because of the cut blocks. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly is having none of that this week.  The Irish coach made it very clear what the message ... Read More »

Boudreaux Stays In Touch With NDPremium FB Recruiting


Tony Alford has been recruiting Parker Boudreaux for months and now the Notre Dame recruiting coordinator has Irish offensive line coach Harry Hiestand speaking with the 2016 Florida offensive lineman as well. “I talk to Coach Alford about twice a week and I call the o-line coach every week or so,” the 6-foot-4, 282-pound Boudreaux said. The Orlando native has ... Read More »

CFB Playoff PicturePremium Football


The first college football playoff committee rankings were released last night and the Notre Dame football team is probably none too happy about where they find themselves. Notre Dame currently ranks 10th on the first committee poll.  Of course, this 12-person committee will decide on December 7th which four teams will be a part of the first FBS playoff. Below ... Read More »

Record Setter Keenan Reynolds Fuels Navy’s Option Attack


NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Brian Kelly said Tuesday that he and his staff know Navy very well and that they respect what the Midshipmen are all about.  No player on the Navy roster garners more respect, and attention, than record setting quarterback Keenan Reynolds. The 5-foot-11, 195-pound junior is one of the best option quarterbacks in the history of college ... Read More »

Wicker Wants To See Notre Dame


Joseph Wicker has been quiet with his recruitment to this point and the 2015 California defensive tackle has been focused on his Long Beach Poly team’s season. “We are 7-1 right now,” he said. “If we win out we should be in the playoffs.” Prior to the start of 2014, Wicker said he wanted to personally have 20 sacks. While some ... Read More »

Jennings Planning ND OfficialPremium FB Recruiting


Gary Jennings has already taken one official visit and the 2015 Virginia athlete is looking forward to setting up others in the future. “None have been finalized yet, but I’m planning some visits,” the 6-foot-2, 205-pounder said. Jennings took his first official to Wisconsin when the Badgers hosted Illinois on Oct. 11th. “It was a great experience,” the Colonial Forge ... Read More »