Category: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Jerian Grant Says the Win Over Louisville Shows that Notre Dame is a Top Team

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

This year there is no dominant team in college basketball. Numerous teams have occupied the nation's top spot and have all had their moments but none have been able to separate themselves from the rest. That's made for an extremely exciting regular season. There have been buzzer-beaters, upsets, numerous occurrences of storming ...

Katie Couric Never Second-Guessed Asking Manti Te’o If He Is Gay

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Manti Te'o made his first national appearance since the story broke about his so-called girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, being a hoax, when he appeared on Katie Couric's television show. One of the more talked about moments from that appearance came when Couric attempted to clarify rumors that perhaps Te'o was gay. ...

Manti Te’o's Uncle Suggests Ronaiah Tuiasosopo’s Hoax Was a Financial Con, Sensed Something Wrong With Tuiasosopo After Meeting Him in L.A.

Friday, January 18th, 2013

It was around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday when Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was placed back into the news. This time the conversation wasn't about Te'o being one of the best defensive players in college football, or being a Heisman hopeful or how his struggles in the National Championship game ...

South Bend Tribune’s Eric Hansen Still Trusts Manti Te’o

Friday, January 18th, 2013

As details continue to emerge in the Manti Te'o saga, the one question that many of us continue to ask is how it took this long for the media and the public to discover that Te'o's dead girlfriend was actually a fake. One of the reporters who wrote extensively about ...

Brent Musburger’s Comments During National Championship Game Give Jenn Sterger Flashbacks

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

If there was anyone in the world who knew what Katherine Webb was going through Monday night and on into the week, it was Jenn Sterger. Musburger made waves by drooling over Webb, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, during the BCS Championship Game. Sterger found herself in a ...

Nick Saban Refuses to Even Define the Term “Dynasty”

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

In case you've been under a rock, Nick Saban hasn't been willing to go there when folks start talking about his Alabama Crimson Tide program as a dynasty. After winning its third title in four years Monday night, however, that title seems more and more appropriate. Saban takes his dynasty ...

Nick Saban Regrets the Way He Left Miami, but Doesn’t See Himself Anywhere but Alabama Right Now

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Nick Saban is making his return to South Florida for the BCS National Championship game on Jan. 3rd against Notre Dame. Miami sports fans haven't forgotten about the former Dolphins head coach who left the organization when he took the job as the head coach at Alabama. Saban was asked about ...

Manti Te’o: If You Had Told Me I’d be Playing for a National Championship and Be a Heisman Contender, I Would Say You’re Crazy”

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

When Manti Te'o decided to return for his senior season at Notre Dame, it was because he wanted to make some priceless memories. That doesn't mean he was expecting all this. Te'o could become just the second primarily defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy and could finish with a ...

Brian Kelly Says His Team Is Only Focused on USC and Gives His Pitch for Manti Te’o to Win the Heisman Trophy

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

As chaos was sweeping through the college football landscape on Saturday night, Brian Kelly and his Notre Dame Fighting Irish were celebrating yet another win and inching closer to an undefeated season and a National Title shot. The two outcomes that the Irish needed to propel them to the top ...

Brian Kelly Invites The Challenge Of Playing Alabama, But Isn’t Sure Notre Dame Will Get That Opportunity

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Brian Kelly has Notre Dame in the national title picture in his third season with the program, but he isn't so sure the Irish will get a chance to play for all the marbles unless Alabama or Oregon slips up. With that in mind, he's hungry for the chance to battle ...