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Spring Update: MichiganPremium Football


The Irish and the Wolverines will be taking a hiatus from their traditional rival game after September’s classic battle between the two schools this coming season.  The break means this game takes on an even more important meaning to a lot of Irish and Wolverine fans.  I had to chance to speak to Tom Beaver, founder and publisher of, ... Read More »

Washington Lands ‘Big’ OfferPremium FB Recruiting


Tony Alford has dedicated a lot of time to recruiting Robert Washington and if Notre Dame ends up landing the 2016 North Carolina running back, nobody will have had more of an impact on that than the Irish recruiting coordinator. But it was offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock who may have changed the trajectory of the Irish’s pursuit of Washington in ... Read More »

Ruhland Explains DecisionPremium FB Recruiting


Barely two weeks ago, Trevor Ruhland waited patiently for what he expected to be good news from Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly. On Wednesday, the roles were reversed in a sense as Ruhland was the one who would be delivering good news to the Irish. The 2015 Illinois offensive lineman gave Notre Dame assistant Harry Hiestand his verbal commitment ... Read More »

Ruhland Chooses NDPremium FB Recruiting


Cary Grove (Ill.) offensive lineman Trevor Ruhland became the seventh member of Notre Dame’s 2015 recruiting class today and while it was a tremendous day for his player, Cary Grove head coach Brad Seaburg wasn’t too keen on how the news got out despite the family’s wishes. “It’s true, Trevor did commit to Notre Dame today,” said coach Seaburg. “He ... Read More »

In the Film Room: Porter GustinPremium FB Recruiting


It isn’t unusual for a talented high school player to be utilized on both sides of the ball – that seems to the standard rather than the exception these days. But if I told you there was a 6-foot-5, 237-pound athlete who was being recruited by high-profile programs as either a quarterback or a linebacker – that would probably get ... Read More »

Elite 2016 OL Talks ND OfferPremium FB Recruiting


Gregory Little received a card from Notre Dame assistant Kerry Cooks several months back and after speaking with his friend and teammate Jalen Guyton on Tuesday, the 2016 Texas offensive lineman decided to give Cooks a call. “I gave him a call (Tuesday night) and basically, he just said they were offering me,” the 6-foot-6, 280-pound offensive lineman from Allen, ... Read More »

Hoopster Sets ND Official


Notre Dame men’s basketball head coach Mike Brey’s in-home visit with 2015 New York guard/forward Matt Ryan couldn’t have gone much better. “It was a great visit,” said the 6-foot-7, 210-pounder from New Rochelle. “What Coach Brey had to say about Notre Dame in general and the opportunities that I would have there, not only on the basketball court, but ... Read More »

Irish Have Sanders AttentionPremium FB Recruiting


Notre Dame fans have been fortunate to witness some amazing receivers in the Irish program over the last few years. Former Notre Dame stars like Golden Tate (64 catches for 898 yards and five touchdowns for Seattle in 2013) and Michael Floyd (65 catches for 1041 yards and five touchdowns for Arizona in 2013) have went on to establish themselves ... Read More »

In the Film Room: Trevor RuhlandPremium FB Recruiting


If you get caught up in star ratings and offer sheets, then I’m warning you right now, maybe Trevor Ruhland isn’t the guy for you. But if you like guys who play the game with a burning desire to annihilate their opponent, then the 2015 offensive lineman is right up you alley. You see, as a consensus three-star prospect and ... Read More »

Patrick Making ND TripPremium FB Recruiting


Last month, Natrez Patrick released a top five that included five SEC schools, but the 2015 Georgia defensive end/linebacker says that’s far from a firm list and at least one other school is among his favorites. “It’s just basically based off who I feel has been showing the most interest,” the 6-foot-4, 245-pounder from Mays High School in Atlanta said. ... Read More »